Cortina d'Ampezzo

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Cortina d\'Ampezzo showing markets, nightlife and snow

Located in one of the world’s most beautiful Alpine regions, this sophisticated ski town is nicknamed the Pearl of the Dolomites.

Cortina d'Ampezzo is a beautifully classic Alpine ski town set within the Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage-listed mountains. Explore interesting museums, sample the town’s excellent cuisine and enjoy varied outdoor activities year-round.

Make a winter trip to Cortina d'Ampezzo to explore the slopes of its ski resort. The resort encompasses more than 71 miles (115 kilometers) of runs as well as many cable cars and chairlifts. In the summer, take advantage of excellent terrain for hiking and mountain biking.

Cortina is a scenic mountain town with low-rise white-timbered houses set against a backdrop of rushing streams, lush forests and the rugged Dolomite peaks. The pedestrian-only main street, Corso Italia, is lined with chic skiwear shops and restaurants. Visit this main street on Good Friday any year, when it hosts a grand religious procession.

Look for the town’s lovely Santi Filippo e Giacomo church, which dates back to the 18th century. The church’s commanding bell tower dominates the town center, contrasting pleasantly with the surrounding peaks.

Try some of the town’s delicious regional dishes. One of the most popular traditional local dishes is casunziéi, a half-moon-shaped pasta filled with spinach or beets.

When you’re not skiing, visit the three main museums, all housed in one building. Admire sculptures and paintings by 20th-century Italian artists at the Mario Rimoldi Museum of Modern Art, inspect ancient fossils dating back to the ages when Cortina was submerged under the sea at the Rinaldo Zardini Palaeontological Museum and view information about community heritage at Regole d’Ampezzo Ethnographic Museum.

Cortina d'Ampezzo is located in the northernmost part of the province of Belluno. To get here, use the regular bus services departing from the train station at Calalzo di Cadore. Another option is driving along the scenic Grande Strada delle Dolomiti from Bolzano.

Where to stay in Cortina d'Ampezzo

B&B Hotel Passo Tre Croci Cortina
B&B Hotel Passo Tre Croci Cortina
3 out of 5
Strada regionale 48 delle Dolomiti 6, Cortina d'Ampezzo, 32043
The price is $79 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Popular attractions Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Resort ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (18 reviews)
"The hotel is renovated very recently, it is clean and very comfortable. Shout out to Benny the receptionist, he was very friendly, polite, and helpful. The only setback about our stay was the restaurant and the breakfast service, they were out of food with two hours left of breakfast time. When my ..."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

B&B Hotel Passo Tre Croci Cortina
Ambra Cortina Luxury & Fashion Boutique Hotel
Ambra Cortina Luxury & Fashion Boutique Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Via XXIX Maggio 28, Cortina d'Ampezzo, BL, 32043
The price is $187 per night from Jun 10 to Jun 11
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (127 reviews)
"Loved the staff, they were so nice and helpful! The rooms and bathrooms were beautiful! We had a waterfall shower and great views from the room!"

Reviewed on May 1, 2022

Ambra Cortina Luxury & Fashion Boutique Hotel
HOTEL de LEN
HOTEL de LEN
4 out of 5
VIA CESARE BATTISTI, 66, Cortina d'Ampezzo, IHM, 32043
The price is $204 per night from May 18 to May 19
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a full-service spa. Popular attractions Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Resort ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"It was fantastic, the staff was great and welcoming. One of the best"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2022

HOTEL de LEN
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Villa Lacedel
Villa Lacedel
Loc. Lacedel 21, Cortina d'Ampezzo, 32043
The price is $130 per night from May 18 to May 19
Stay at this apartment in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an airport shuttle. Popular attractions Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Resort and Ossuary ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
"나무로 지어져 운치있고 화장실 및 모든집기가 잘 관리되어져 아파트 자체는 나무랄데가 없어요. 예약할때는 몰랐는데 운영하는 주체가 개인이 아닌 업체여서 열쇠를 받고 반납할때 사무실로 가야한다는점이 불편하였습니다. 사무실은 코르티나담페초 중심에 있고 아파트는 라가주오이 가는길쪽인데 체크아웃시에도 열쇠를 사무실 앞 박스에 넣으러간다고 30분이상 지체하였습니다. 호스트에게 연락하면 모바일로 문열어주고 닫으면 잠기는 시스템이 있던데 개선될 필요가 있어 보임. 체크인때 일행이 화장실이 급해서 화장실 좀 쓸 수 있냐고 물어봤는데 화장실 없다고 ..."

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Villa Lacedel
Spacious penthouse at d'Ampezzo Cortina, the pearl of the Dolomites
Spacious penthouse at d'Ampezzo Cortina, the pearl of the Dolomites
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Veneto
Stay at this family-friendly apartment in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Our guests praise the breakfast and the WiFi in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
very clean, homy and well located.
"very clean, homy and well located."

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Spacious penthouse at d'Ampezzo Cortina, the pearl of the Dolomites
Chalet Zuel
Chalet Zuel
Zuel di Sotto 127, Cortina d'Ampezzo, 32043
Stay at this apartment in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and daily housekeeping. Popular attractions Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Resort and Lake ...
Chalet Zuel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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