Ski vacation in Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy
There is no other winter resort in Italy which is as popular with the high society as Cortina d’Ampezzo. And deservedly so, because Cortina is located in the middle of the Dolomites in the Province of Belluno, embedded in the mountains of Tofane, Faloria, Cristallo and Cinque Torri, with a breathtaking view over a winter wonderland. Skiers and snowboarders are attracted to Cortina because of the challenging ski runs in the Dolomites. Only brave skiers dare to try the downhill of the FIS Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup. But Cortina also has a lot of entertainment to offer for beginners and families with children: kids parks, ski lifts for beginners right in the valley, numerous medium-difficult ski runs, sunny hikes and much more. Cortina has special discounts and other offers for parents. For example, the valley ski pass is transferable and children up to the age of 8 get a free ski pass. The “Dolomiti Superskipass” takes the passionate skiers right into the most beautiful and biggest ski area of the world: the Dolomiti Superski. It is accessible from Cortina and consists of 12 ski areas with 1,200 kilometers of ski runs. In Cortina you ski at a height of 2,200 to 2,850 meters, so snow-reliability is guaranteed. 72 ski runs 120 Kilometers (27 blue, 28 red, 11 black pistes) make Cortina a unique paradise for skiers. In 1956, Cortina d´Ampezzo held the Winter Olympic Games and it has been booked for important international events ever since. There is also a glamorous and elegant aspect to Cortina, which is as enjoyable as the perfect day of skiing. Boutiques with exclusive fashion make the heart of every skier beat faster. Hip bars and gourmet restaurants bring the day to perfection. Spend the remains of the day in a pub or some après-ski venue in high spirits. Is there anything else to wish for on your winter vacation? Ski touring, freeriding, tobogganing, ice skating, snowshoe hiking...? Everything a winter sports enthusiast wishes for will be fulfilled in Cortina! Some good advice: rent your ski equipment online via skirentalresorts.com - you will save a lot of time and money. In addition, you will get in touch with the best ski Rentals of the area.