In this chapter we discuss one of the most loved and characteristic areas of Veneto, the Bellunesi Dolomites National Park.
The Bellunesi Dolomites National Park is a protected natural area of Veneto with over 31,000 hectares of land of an intimate and wild beauty, an ideal destination for those who love to immerse themselves in nature.
Established in 1988, the park is located in the province of Belluno, between the river Cismon in the west and the river Piave in the east and is surrounded by other wonderful protected areas, such as the Natural Park of the Carnic Prealps, the Paneveggio and Pale Natural Park of San Martino.
The park is among the most varied and interesting conformations of the area, both at a structural and stratigraphic level, in fact most of the territory develops on sedimentary rocks. But there are small exceptions, such as in the Valle del Mis and Valle Imperina, an important area that represents the geological border of the Dolomites, and where very ancient rocks of metamorphic origin emerge.
These rocks are formed within the earth's crust, by a series of mineralogical and structural alterations, which affect various types of rocks.
Today walking through this mountainous massif we can admire large and deep valleys and rocky walls, alternating with dark ravines and impending spurs, between large plateaus where the karst nature of the rocks has left the development of an underground scenario made of tunnels, halls, cracks, abysses , which penetrate the bowels of the earth. The Bellunesi Dolomites National Park is characterized by a great variety of morphological landscapes, often with distinctive and unique characteristics, modeled by glaciers and karst.
If you like excursions, the territory offers 52 CAI paths and is also crossed by the "High Way of the Dolomites", in particular from No. 1, No. 2 and minimally from No. 3, as well as some stages of the "Walk" of the Dolomites ", a long ring-shaped itinerary that in 30 stages penetrates the most impassable valleys of the province of Belluno.
The Park includes the mountain groups of the Feltre Alps, the Monti del Sole, the Schiara, the Talvèna, the Prampèr and the Spiz di Mezzodì. The territory, with the exception of some high-altitude karst areas, is extremely rich in water resources such as watercourses, swamps and springs that support the biological wealth of the Park.
It is a high quality area, in fact the Bellunesi Dolomites National Park is also known for the wide range of typical products made in the valleys of this incredible park. Often threatened by industrialization and globalization, these products are the most precious treasure of this environment, boasting a long tradition of production and preserving the unique flavors of these mountains.
In particular, agri-food products constitute a perfect extract of the binomial man-nature. The gastronomic tradition of the park has always been linked to wild and semi-wild breeding of cattle mainly, transforming meat, cured meats and cheeses into unique products.
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.
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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.
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