In summer, Cortina is a true paradise for hikers, climbers and mountain-bikers alike, supported by high quality facilities and services.
A via ferrata, literally an 'iron path', is an equipped climbing route leading to a summit or other alpine destination, equipped with cables, chains, rungs and other fixed anchor points such ladders or wooden walkways.
For experienced hikers, taking on a via ferrata is often top of their wish list. And nowhere compares with the Dolomites in terms of the number and sheer beauty of these equipped paths: there is a huge variety to choose from, ranging from short, relatively easy climbs to seriously challenging ones requiring a good level of physical fitness.
There are 15,560 m of equipped paths and vie ferrate for you to tackle, armed with all the right equipment including carabiners and harness, but also experience and knowledge of the mountains.
There are endless miles of vertical challenges for climbing enthusiasts, with free climbing and dedicated climbing areas: 6 peaks above 3000 m, 850 free climbing itineraries, 1000 classic and modern climbing routes.
In the summer in Cortina d'Ampezzo you can practice many other sports such as ice skating, trail running, tennis, golf, horse riding, canyoning ...
And also many activities for the kids and the Adventure Park.
For those who want to relax there are plenty of spas. Culture lovers will find exhibitions and museums to visit.