The Lagazuoi Refuge, at 9,028 ft (2,752 m), can be reached in a few minutes on the panoramic cable car from Passo Falzarego (6,919 ft / 2,109 m). This refuge is the point of departure for various fascinating itineraries and hikes to nearby trenches and tunnels from World War I. Passo Falzarego can be reached from the centre of Cortina d’Ampezzo by public transport. From Col Gallina, a short hike takes you to the suggestive Lake Limedes, or head for Cima Gallina to visit trenches and defensive positions from World War I. Re-enactors in period uniform are available to guide you around the Lagazuoi Open Air Museum and the defensive lines at Edelweiss and Cima Gallina. The 5 Torri is one of the most famous rock climbing areas in the Alps. From the centre of Cortina d’Ampezzo you can reach Baita Bai de Dones (6,197 ft / 1,889 m) by local bus services. From here you take the chairlift up to the Scoiattoli Refuge (7,398 ft / 2,255 m), starting point for a number of beautiful excursions, including the easy, but scenic route along the First World War trenches.
From the terrace of the Lagazuoi Refuge (2.500 m), reached in a few minutes by cable car from Passo Falzarego, you can admire the legendary peaks of the Marmolada, the Sella group, the Civetta, the Pelmo and the Tofane.
The 5 Torri area is connected to the Falzarego Pass by the Averau Troi lift.
The Great War Ski Tour goes along the Dolomite front and skirts the Col di Lana.
The Super8 ski tour, a must-do when skiing in Cortina, has breathtaking views of the most famous Dolomite peaks.