2 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Veneto
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.
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.
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.