Monte Pelmo - Things to Know Before Visiting
Monte Pelmo, 32040 Borca di Cadore, Province of Belluno, Italy
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About Monte Pelmo
Monte Pelmo is one of the main peaks of the Dolomites mountains, although there are some higher ones. located between the Val di Zoldo, the Valle di Boite and Selva di Cadore. Also known as "caregon de 'l Padreterno", due to the singular concave shape at the base of the summit which makes it similar to a gigantic throne. One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint too.
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The Civetta is a mountain group belonging to the Zoldo Dolomites, located in the province of Belluno, which separates the Val di Zoldo from the Agordino, framing the characteristic village of Alleghe. In the mountaineering environment, it is called "the wall of the walls", on which some very famous routes run, including the Solleder-Lettembauer, the Philip-Flamm, the via di 5 di Valmadrera and other itineraries of high mountaineering difficulty.
The Giau pass is an alpine pass in the Dolomites, located at 2236 m in the province of Belluno between the Val Boite and the Val Cordevole, which connects the municipalities of Colle Santa Lucia and Selva di Cadore with Cortina d'Ampezzo. It is one of the legendary passes of the Giro d'Italia, especially from the side of Colle Santa Lucia, for its hardness and its constancy.
The Cinque Torri are a small mountain complex that is part of the Nuvolau group, within the Ampezzo Dolomites, north-west of San Vito di Cadore and south-west of Cortina d'Ampezzo. The Cinque Torri, like all the mountain formations in the area, is made up of Dolomia rock, with a particular pale gray color. The complex is made up of five rock spurs and a maximum altitude of 2,361 m asl.
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.
Cinque Torri is a small resort mountain in the Italian region of the Veneto. It has an elevation of 2,361 meters above sea level. It is part of the Nuvolau group, 1 in the interior of the Ampezzo Dolomites, northwest of San Vito di Cadore and southwest of Cortina d'Ampezzo. In summer it is possible to make excursions through the forests and on prepared trails. This area was the scene of fierce fighting between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops during the Great War.
The Falzàrego Pass is an Alpine pass in the Veneto region, in the province of Belluno, located a few kilometers south of the border with Trentino-Alto Adige, between Lagazuoi and Sass de Stria, which connects the upper Agordino with Cortina d'Ampezzo via the state road 48 of the Dolomites. Through the Valparola pass, one of the main communication arteries of the Dolomites, which is located immediately to the north, also connects with the Val Badia.
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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.