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In this chapter we treat a magical place rich in traditions, surrounded by the Dolomites and overlooking the lake of the same name, Auronzo di Cadore.

The spectacular town of Auronzo di Cadore stretches over a vast green valley and includes Misurina, with its lake, and the entire area around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, one of the most touristic areas of the Dolomites World Heritage Site. The area is crossed by the Ansiei river which, thanks to the ancient dam built in 1931, forms the artificial lake of Santa Caterina or Lake Auronzo with its characteristic emerald green color which makes it an attraction not to be missed.

Auronzo di Cadore

A walk around the lake will allow us to contemplate the natural wonders that surround it, such as the large forests of firs and beeches, the perfect place to take boat trips, canoe, ski and skating during the winter, admiring the splendid rocky setting of this framework, which runs from Cadini di Misurina to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo up to the Croda dei Toni.

On the left bank of the lake runs the cycle-pedestrian path of Auronzo, which leads up to Misurina for the most trained, through beautiful landscapes. The first section around the lake can be covered on foot or by bicycle, also suitable for families with a stroller or for a simple picnic.

To be savored in this place rich in flavor we find: the famous Potato gnocchi with Auronzana, seasoned with melted butter and smoked ricotta and Polenta Gnocchi, seasoned with game ragù. I Casunziei, ravioli typical of the territory filled with potatoes, beetroot red or yellow, ricotta, pumpkin and chives.

Auronzo di Cadore

Pastin, a minced pork, beef and lard flavored with spices, presented in large meatballs that cook on the grill. The many cheeses, from those of the Civetta of various ages to those of the Piave DOP or the fresh sausages such as the soppressata and the luganeghe, or the sausages from here. Among the desserts we mention the kodinze, which are slices of round sun-dried apples.

Do not miss the Sagra di San Lucano, organized in Villapiccola di Auronzo di Cadore during the weekend of July, a typical festival of Cadore area with dancing and music.

Auronzo di Cadore

"Beautiful auronzo on the long hanging floor between the water, under the hazy Ajàrnola"

 (Giosuè Carducci)

◊ FROM CORTINA D'AMPEZZO TO LONGARONE 

From Cortina d’Ampezzo to Longarone

The most characteristic cities and places in the province of Belluno.

THE TERRITORY ◊

The Belluno Province

A totally mountain area, embroidered by incredible valleys and well-kept villages.

◊ THE BELLUNO PROVINCE ◊

Also called the province of the Dolomites, extends in a totally mountainous territory, embroidered by incredible valleys and well-kept villages, natural oases and large rocky walls. The characteristics of the area reserve pleasant surprises but, the natural monuments that rise between large forests and green pastures, the Dolomites, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009, are a breathtaking view that would leave the tourists in awe. This territory will welcome you and give you unique emotions, every single meeting will enrich your day and the endless red sunsets, admired from the top of some summits, will color your holidays in an unforgettable adventure.

 

◊ SPECIAL CATEGORIES ◊

The Veneto Region, nestled in the north-east of Italy, is a mix of history and traditions and, all of it, is enriched by the liveliness of its inhabitants and by a wide range of typical products all to be savored. From the highest peaks of the Dolomites, he embraces and welcomes each visitor with brotherly warmth, accommodating him among the many lounges of his cities of art, giving him unforgettable emotions. Turning between the pages of this site, you can organize your next holidays in the Veneto region and thanks to the many photos published, everything will be very simple.

◊ SPORTS CATEGORY ◊

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◊ NATURE CATEGORY ◊

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◊ HISTORY CATEGORY ◊

In this chapter we discuss the history which, over time, has transformed, shaped and marked the territory of the Veneto region.

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