Cortina’s local farms are not just a chance for tourists to taste local products. They are also a way to keep traditions alive and take care of the land.
Cortina's summer traditions are a celebration of ancient customs and of the joy to be together. A great way to really get to know the destination while having a good time.
With high-altitude slopes and stunning mountain huts, Cortina is one of the best places in the Dolomites for spring skiing.
Seeing the sun rise or set from a terrace nestled in the Dolomites is a truly touching experience in itself, to which you can add an extra bit of cosiness and Alpine atmosphere by sleeping at a mountain lodge.
3 easy steps to get back on the slopes.
Two new lifts make it easier to enjoy Cortina's slopes and gourmet mountain huts and link the town with Alta Badia and the Sella Ronda ski carousel.
Capture the enchanting views of the UNESCO Dolomites and all their autumn colours
Cortina celebrates this time of the year with four events dedicated to food and to discovering the best the town and its surroundings have to offer, from locally-grown ingredients to the creations of skilled chefs.
Born in Cortina d’Ampezzo, a member of the historic Scoiattoli (Squirrels) group, Lacedelli was the first to reach the summit of Karakorum 2, together with Achille Compagnoni. Sixty-seven years have passed since that remarkable achievement, an expression of man’s deep-rooted passion for the mountain.
A campaign to raise awareness on the subject of refuse in the mountains aimed at adults and children by Fabio Vettori!
Graziano Prest and Fabio Pompanin will be the official chefs of Casa Italia, the hospitality house for Italy's Olympic team and partners, bringing a taste of Cortina’s food scene to the Olympic World.
Cortina has more than 30 rifugi, with a variety and quality that few destinations can compete with. Mountain lodges are a tourist attraction for their traditional cooking, cosy atmosphere and enchanting views on the Dolomites. Moreover, a night at a mountain lodge is a very authentic Alpine experience and allows guests to wake up at the starting point of the next hike or via ferrata.
These small gnocchi made of egg dough come in many different flavours and with a variety of sauces. Cortina's most popular spätzle are made with spinach, which gives them a green colour that matches the woods of the Dolomites.
Sacile-Cortina was supposed to be long, hard, the Giro’s mountain stage par excellence...
Futura will be the official logo of the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics: the first in history chosen through an online popular vote, among 871,566 votes.
Brazorà literally means “to hug” in the local ladin language. This soft, sweet focaccia bread was given such a name because of its wreath shape and because of the occasion when it was prepared.
Mountain roads unwinding from one valley to the next, a backdrop of stunning landscapes and the classic charm exuded by the town are among the reasons why Cortina d’Ampezzo regularly hosts old-timers’ events.
Another recipe of Cortina’s tradition: caraway grappa, widely used in German and South Tyrolean cuisine, also as a digestif. A recipe to download, try and to enjoy!