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Dolomiti, Italy

From series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Dolomiti is the natural object of the world meaning. A lot of people know this mountain region as a nice place for skiing and snowboarding. Today this mountain group is a central object of the so-named national park. Its area is 15,9 thousand square meters. It has 18 peaks of 3 000 meters long. The highest peaks are covered with snow and lower areas are rich with beautiful pine and greenwood forest.

Dolomiti, Italy The mountain regions have a lot of touristic routes. Most people come here in spring in order to admire with the rare blooming orchids. Also, forests are rich with animals. It is home for brown bears, martens, hairs and rare varmints. Not everybody knows that the park has several interesting historical areas. Lagazuoi region is one of them. At the time of the First World War, there was made a huge system of underground tunnels. Also, you there had saved several traces from the torn bombs.

Many people choose Dolomiti for a winter vacation. There are a lot of various placed of interest and good ski routes. Ski resort Arabba is one of the most extreme in the world. There you can find the most complex routes. The beginners in skiing or families can go to Tre Valli. It has a lot of entertainment and rich nature. To the beginning - Valcamonica Rock Carvings

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Raiffeisenkasse Tauferer-Ahrntal - Cassa Raiffeisen Tures-Aurina' located in 11 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Ing. J. Oberhollenzer Kg Des Christof Haidacher & Co.' is located in 11 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Eni' in 11 km
Supermarket: 'Despar' in 14 km
Parking: 'parcheggio escursioni Alpinwellt Riobianco' in 6.48 km
Apotheek: 'Apotheke Ahrntal' in 11 km
Police station: 'Comando Stazione Carabinieri Campo Tures' in 15 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Nevesalm/malga Neves' in 0.75 km
Railway station: 'Vandoies Vintl' in 15 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Kranebitten Airport INN - in 46 km
 »  Bolzano Airport BZO - in 63 km
 »  Belluno Airport BLX - in 81 km
 »  Oberpfaffenhofen Airport OBF - in 131 km
 »  W. A. Mozart Airport SZG - in 132 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Dolomiti

Cafe Schneider

Located in 4 km from Dolomiti
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Rooms: 7
With a balcony and mountain and garden views, rooms at Schneider Café feature a TV, sofa and private bathroom. A buffet breakfast is served daily … More: photo, rates and booking
Feichterhof

Located in 6 km from Dolomiti
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Rooms: 6
Each apartment has light wooden furnishings, views of the mountains and a satellite TV. The private bathroom features a shower or a bath tub. A bar … More: photo, rates and booking
Apparthotel Sonnwies

Located in 9 km from Dolomiti
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Rooms: 12
Rooms and apartments include a seating area and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Apartments also have a kitchen and a balcony with views of the … More: photo, rates and booking
Lechnerhof

Located in 11 km from Dolomiti
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Rooms: 4
Spacious rooms at the Lechnerhof come with wooden floors, a refrigerator, and seating area. The private bathroom includes free toiletries and a … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

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25 km - Harakiri Ski Slope
The name of 'Harakiri' ski slope, located on the territory of the Austrian health resort Mayrhoven, speaks for itself and completely reflects the level of its complexity. 'Harakiri' is considered to be the steepest ski slope in Austria. On some of their …
Alpspix
76 km - Alpspix
Travelers planning to visit the Bavarian Alps will have a great opportunity to enjoy their spectacular scenery. Most recently, Alpspix platform was built in Alpspitze. That is the unique observation deck of a rather unusual shape; it is ideal for admiring natural …
Vajont Dam
87 km - Vajont Dam
In Italy, next to Monte Tok Bergmassiv is Vajont Damm - the largest dam in the country, whose height is 261.5 meters. The dam parameters are quite unusual, the length of the crest is 190 meters, and the width of the dam on the ground is 23 meters. The width of the …
Noce River
99 km - Noce River
In search of the best rafting places in Europe, many athletes go to Italy, to the rushing alpine Noce river. It is located on the territory of the picturesque region of Val-de-Sole, not far from the numerous towns and villages. Despite the proximity to civilization, …
Neuschwanstein Castle
102 km - Neuschwanstein Castle
Not far from the German town of Füssen is the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle, the history of which is also incredibly interesting. The wonderfully beautiful castle was constructed from the command of King Ludwig II of Bavaria in the hard-to-reach mountainous …
Stelvio Pass
110 km - Stelvio Pass
Mountain winding road Stelvio Pass located in the eastern part of the Alps has always been famous among experienced motorists for the multitude of its sharp turns and no less steep slopes. The route passes at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level and has 60 …

Top destination around Dolomiti - Mayrhofen

The picturesque mountain region still has the ancient Virgin Mary Church that was built in the 18th century. Despite the fact that the building suffered much damage from several fires, the church has still managed to keep its unique design in the Baroque style. One of the local squares of the city is the location of Marienbrunn Fountain that was built on its current site more than 700 years ago. In the past, it was the main source of drinking water in the town. Even nowadays water in the Marienbrunn Fountain is clean and meets even strict ecological standards. Europe Fountain is no less attractive. This fountain was built in 1956.

Zillertal Railroad is of a particular importance for the city. This railroad was built in 1902 and remains one of the oldest narrow gauge railways in the world. Nowadays, a small retro style train rides there, offering everyone to enjoy a comfortable excursion, during which attendees will be able to admire a miraculous mountain view. The train itself is of a great historical value. During an excursion, participants are allowed to walk in the train and even enter the operator’s cabin. Every carriage of the train is unique, but some are strikingly different, such as the “crystal carriage” decorated with Swarovski crystals. More than 60,000 crystals were used to create the design.
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