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Cortina in Veneto dominates the top of Valle del Boite which is situated in the Dolomites. For those who have not yet been to this city, it is located between Puster (one of the valleys in the province) and Cadore. 

Near places include the famous Agordo which is on the west of the Dolomites. Without forgetting, the market lies beside mountains such as Tofane which is on its Western side, Pomaganon (North), Faloria and Sorapis (Eastern part), Cinque Torri, Croda da Lago and Becco di Mezzodì on its Southern end.

So to say, it is the heart of Veneto which is one of the busiest cities in Belluno province of Italy. Many tourists, both domestic and foreign, tour this province due to the fact that Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the favorable market and places one may wish to visit. 

At the end of the World War l, it was given the name ''Cortina d’Ampezzo''
Indeed much has been talked about this city. This complements a nice place one may seek to visit within his or her own free time especially during summer and vacations. 

How to arrive:
It is essential for visitors to understand the mode of transport in this town and how to arrive from various destinations. They range from use of roads to modern aircrafts. Visitors do not require to rely on one kind of transport mode. There is a variety that you may select from while getting in and getting around the town. It all depends on convenience and time-saving needs. Actually, there are several ways one may use to get into this town. 

On the train, one is able to enjoy looking at the features along the railway line. It is awesome to have this opportunity to use the facilities and natural arena. 
Nowadays, there are several trains to use. For instance, one may use "I treni della montagna". This is a new service among other service providers in railway transportation that is able to offer you proper services. It reduces much that you will require tour the northern resorts even including the mountain based ones. Another one is the Eurostar Italia Company that offers services of transporting people to Venice from Rome. The station at Mestre is the best. At night, you will have another shift where you will get access to services of the company provided you are around Mestre (the station at Venice) and Rome Termini Station (a train station called Treno Notte) for those heading to Calalzo. 
Cortina d’Ampezzo is also connected to Innsbruck by train. The link is through the use of Cortina shuttle. 

During winter, this town is connected to other Italian cities by bus. Direct city to city buses do a good job and are relatively cheap. In most cases, they connect people from railway terminus to their destinations.

For those who own cars may drive into the town through Longarone and Valle. 

There are several airports near Cortina d’Ampezzo. They offer flights for those that would love to travel from and to those that are expensive to travel with other means of transport. Remember, others are still under establishment. Some of the airports that serve this market of Verona include: Treviso Verona, and Innsbruck airports. However, the chief airport around Cortina is Marco Polo. 

What to see and do:
There are several things one is able to do while in this town. There are several places a visitor may consider visiting. For those who would like to go for walks, you may decide to go in for some of the favorite places below:

The Averau Mountain
This is one of the mountains in Italy that people enjoy touring. The pleasure of visiting this mountain begins at Refugio Col Gallina. When you follow trail 419, till it joins trail 441. You can follow it to the end and you will enjoy brimming.

Cascate di Fanes
One of the most favorite places to tour is Cascate di Fanes. For you to complete your summer, take a reconnaissance in preparation to the next tour to Belluno province. It is so special that during winter one is still able to visit it and enjoy the waterfalls. One of the most important things in touring this place is that one has the chance to dictate their own time. Considering that it is amazing to visit this valley that Italians treasure, you will require a minimum of about 7 hours and you call of your trip.

Lago di Federa
Federa is a Lake found at the apex of the Eastern edge of Croda da Lago. One is able reach points such as Lake Aial, Forcella d’Ambrizzola, Forcella di Sonforcia. All this places are so influential and many people love experiencing what it occurs and take place at their disguise. A key point to note: it is very vital to keep in mind that when you visit Lago di Federa in September and October you will have more fun. It is during these days that you will discover all the means that justify the wellness in any of the delicatessen.

Leisure is essential in our daily lives. One has to stretch his or her body physically or mentally. It is healthy for our bodies. Italy is one of the nations you may decide to tour. Which part of Italy are you willing to visit? Try your lack visiting Cortina d’Ampezzo and you may fulfill your leisure desires. It all depends on where you go in the town, method of movement and your allocation of time for the event.



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The town of Cortina d'Ampezzo has an elevation of 1,224 m (4,016 ft) is located in the county of Belluno (BL); has as Patron saint St. Philip and James and the Saint day is May 3. The town is divided in parishes: see list. Residents of Cortina d'Ampezzo has the demonym of "Ampezzani or Cortinesi".

In Cortina d'Ampezzo there are 115 accomodation.

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