Located in the Northern region of Italy, rising up from the horizon into the clouds`, are the beautiful Dolomites. This mountain range, with its snow-capped peaks, are part of the Alps and an ideal tourist destination for those seeking to get away from the bustling tourist centres and enjoy the many outdoors adventures or engaging in a favourite sport.
The highest peak in this mountain range is known as Marmolada and is 10,968 feet high. On a clear day, it’s summit can be seen reaching up into the clouds. No photo album is complete without a picture of this stately mountain gracing its pages.
The Dolomites are perhaps best known for the ample sports that are available to participate in there. Every season offers a different outdoor activity and something for every type of outdoorsman. Winter is the perfect season for those who love to ski or snowboard. The temperatures in this region combined with sufficient snow, create the perfect conditions for hitting the slopes. With more than 12 different skiing areas, numerous lodges and accommodations, over 450 ski lifts and over 1200 km of ski hills and trails, the Dolomites are a must for every avid skier out there.
Be surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of the Italian Alps with this private day trip to the Dolomites from Venice. Leave the crowds and the city behind as you ride in a luxurious Range Rover Evoque through a landscape of alpine lakes and mountains like Cortina d'Ampezzo, Mount Civetta, and Mount Pelmo. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, the itinerary can be customized to suit your interests for a memorable day among the spectacular UNESCO-listed range.
There are many mountain paths throughout the Dolomites that are perfect for anyone looking to put on their hiking shoes, and take in the great outdoors. Or if biking is your thing, you can take in the annual Maratona dles Dolomites. This bike race takes place through the mountains every year during the first week of July.
Mountain climbing and free climbing are another popular recreational sport that many visit the Dolomites to participate in. Scaling these rocky cliffs can be adventurous and exciting but it’s not for the faint at heart!
Perhaps your trip to the Dolomites Italy has brought you here to participate in more extreme activities. If so, BASE jumping, hang gliding and paragliding may be more your style. The high cliff ledges of these rocky mountains make them the perfect location to jump off wearing a wingsuit or soar off of with a hang glider. Although dangerous, many still flock to this region to partake in these sports as the Dolomites offer breathtaking views that can’t be found anywhere else. When visiting the the Italian Dolomites also know as Tofane, keep in mind that their cable cars and chair lifts are an essential part of the transportation system at such high altitudes.
After a long day outdoors, experiencing all that these beautiful mountains have to offer, why not relax at one of the many spas in Dolomites Italy? Pampering yourself and taking time to relax and unwind is easy to do here. The Dolomites are filled with many luxury hotels and spas, offering a wide range of different services from massages and facials to manicures and body scrubs. The list of ways you can indulge here is endless.
A visit to the Dolomites is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The fresh air and sweeping views of peaks and valleys is something that every Italy tourist needs to experience. Whether you’re an outdoorsman or prefer to take it easy inside, these beautiful mountain ranges have a unique experience to offer every traveler.