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Lake Sorapis

Lake Sorapis, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Province of Belluno, Italy

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About Lake Sorapis

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.



Attractions near Lake Sorapis

Cristallo6.43km from Lake Sorapis

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.

Lake Misurina7.29km from Lake Sorapis

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.

Dürrensee12.26km from Lake Sorapis

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 Lavaredo12.48km from Lake Sorapis

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.

Monte Pelmo13.03km from Lake Sorapis

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.

Cinque Torri13.21km from Lake Sorapis

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.

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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.