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The Monte Cristallo is a mountain in the Italian Dolomites. 3,221 m s.lm is the maximum elevation of the Crystal group in Ampezzane Dolomite. It is located in Veneto. It is one of the highest, most majestic, and most famous mountains of all the Ampezzo and Cadore Dolomites. It closes the Ampezzo basin to the north, dividing it from the surrounding valleys. A cable lift system starts from Rio Gere in Val Begontina, first a lift to Rifugio Son Forca at the upper end of Val Padeon.
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The Misurina Lake is an alpine lake Natural, the largest of the Cadore and it is 1,754 m s.lm in Misurina, a fraction of Auronzo di Cadore ( Belluno ). The perimeter is 2.6 km while the depth is 5 meters. Lake Misurina is where the speed skating events were held during the 1956 Winter Olympics of Cortina d'Ampezzo – the last time Olympic speed skating events were held on natural ice.
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The Lake Sorapiss is a lake in northern Italy, in sorapiss of the Dolomites, in the province of Belluno, in Veneto, 12 km from Cortina d'Ampezzo, at an altitude of 1923 meters above sea level, in a suggestive natural scenery. The small lake is surrounded by a crown of high mountains Ra Zesta, Cime Ciadin del Loudo. It freezes densely in winter, the frozen mirror remains until the beginning of summer.
6.5km from Cristallo
The Dürrensee is a lake in the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy. It is located near the upper end of the Höhlenstein Valley at an altitude of 1406 m. It can be reached from the south from Cortina d'Ampezzo via the Gemärk and from the north from Toblach in the Pustertal via the road through the Höhlensteintal. The Cristallo group, which belongs to the Ampezzo Dolomites, has its south side in the background.
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
9.14km from Cristallo
The Three Peaks are a striking mountain range in the Sexten Dolomites on the border between the Italian provinces of Belluno in the south and South Tyrol in the north. The highest elevation of the group is the 2999 m slm high Great Zinne. It stands between the other two peaks, the western pinnacle and the small pinnacle. In addition to these striking rock towers, there are several other summit points in the massif, including the Punta di Frida and the Preuss Tower, also Kleinste Zinne.
10.34km from Cristallo
The Paternkofel is a 2744 m high mountain in the Sesto Dolomites on the border between South Tyrol and the province of Belluno in Italy. The South Tyrolean shares are placed under protection in the Drei Zinnen nature park. During the First World War, it was fiercely contested between Austrians and Italians, which is still demonstrated today by the positions and climbing systems.
Rifugio A. Locatelli/S.Innerkofler
10.79km from Cristallo
The Dreizinnenhütte is a refuge of CAI in the Sesto Dolomites at an altitude of 2,405 slm m It is located at the foot of Paterno and offers the famous view of the Three Battlements. The hut is located in the area of the Dolomite War which is clearly visible in the area in the form of former war shelters, walkways, and tunnels The Dreizinnenhütte is the starting point for numerous hiking, via Ferrata and climbing tours in the Drei Zinnen nature park and a popular destination for day-trippers.
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The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.
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