As it is written in the murals painted on the doors of the Serrai of Sottoguda visiting this canyon from the feeling of entering a world of fairytale and magic.
This natural site is located 10 km from Selva di Cadore right at the foot of the Queen of the Dolomites Marmolada. The gorge of the Serrai has formed over the centuries, thanks to the relentless work of erosion of the stream Pettorina along the rock and extends for 2 kilometers from the small village of Sottoguda to Malga Ciapela.
The beauty of this gorge is given by the high walls that stand along the roadside, in the summer they go down waterfalls that winter freeze and become a paradise for Ice Climber. The church of San Antonio, The Madonna of Serrai, il Sas Taie are some of the attractions to be found along the way.
The summer in a comfortable train goes up and down along the canyon, children or the elderly who wish to visit this spectacle of nature can do it comfortably seated.
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A few kilometers from Selva di Cadore in the small village of Alleghe there is the Ice Stadium "Alvise De Toni". The sport facility is located on the edge of the lake just below the high walls of Mount Civetta. It is open in winter and also in summer it is visited by many ice skaters as it is possible to skate in summer and winter and rent equipment in the Stadium.
During the period of the year playing hockey games of Alleghe team and are organized some figure skating shows, nothing better to spend the gloomy days in the company skatting on the ice.
Exceeded Alleghe you go to San Tommaso Agordino characteristic village of Alto Agordino, here it is for the brave the Zipline. Hooked to a high ropes 160 m there is carried away for 1 km and 600 m for a 260 m difference in altitude.
After making sure the rope, safely will you jump dows in this spectacular descent, the thrill of flying with the spectacle of Agordina Valley and Mount Civetta thet is located in front of you. A taste of adventure to be lived in the Dolomites.
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MUSEUM OF POPE LUCIANI
Albino Luciani was born in Canale D' Agordo October 17, 1912 and became Pope August 26, 1978, his Pontificate lasted a short period since September 28, 1978 dies. The Museum is located in the square of Canale D'Agordo is entirely dedicated to Giovanni Paolo I. In the same building there are the library, the study center, a conference room and a pilgrims center.
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MUSEUM OF IRON AND NAILS
A Forno di Zoldo 10 km from Selva di Cadore there is this quaint museum. For centuries the Zoldo Valley is a land of blacksmiths, workers and producers of nails, mines and forges. Much of the iron that was used in the forges of Zoldo was extracted also in the Mines of Fursil in Colle Santa Lucia. Inside the museum divided into several sections you can see, photographs, documents, objects and tools that illustrate and describe the history of iron in Val di Zoldo.
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The castle is located just below the Falzarego Pass is about 20 minutes from Selva di Cadore in a strategic position to control communication routes in the Middle Ages connected the Belluno territories, then the Serenissima ( Venezia Region), with those located a north of Caprile, belonging to thw Bishop of Bressanone.
Along this street was passing the iron from nearby mines of Fursil Colle Saint Lucia, at that time Bishop's territory. The Mines of Fursil were the most important in the Dolomites territory and a first ironworking took place in the neighboring valleys and then was forged in the smithies of Agordo, Belluno, Zoldo and Bressanone to make fine blades for swords. Even today you can visit some mines in the village of Colle Santa Lucia.
The Castle of Andraz instead was built on a huge boulder detached from the Dolomite Settsass group, made with rocks that were found on site, this characteristic gives it extraordinary integration with the surrounding natural environment and increases the charm.
The building, from the eleventh to the fifteenth century, was under the control of the vassals of the Bishops dependencies, after 1416 took possession directly to the Bishopric that throughout the Middle Ages made it an important military bastion.
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