Curiosity and insights on the Dolomites of Trentino, South Tyrol, Bellunese and Friuli

The legends of San Romedio

The popular imaginary describes San Romedio in two main legends collected in the literary genre called "fioretti" - small sacrifices. They both take place during the last period of the saint'

San Romedio Sanctuary

San Romedio Sanctuary is in Trentino, plunged in the wild nature of Val di Non, inhabited by roes and roe deers.
The halo of mystery and sanctity around San Romedio, the architecture of the

Sled-dog, Dog-trekking, Dog-bike

Sled dog racing is a winter sport consisting in running on a sled pulled by a sled dog team (usually Siberian Huskies or other Nordic breeds, used to the cold winter temperatures).

Dog sleds

Ampezzo Dolomites Regional Park

These mountains North of Cortina have been declared protected by the Veneto Region since 1990: peculiarly enough, the management of the park rests within the ancient associations of the local

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is the typical hot drink of winter, perfect to warm up while strolling among the stands of the Christmas Markets or after a day spent skiing on the slopes. It is also good against

Protected Areas and Natural Parks in the Province of Belluno

 

In the Province of Belluno there are around 15 protected areas including National Parks and National Reserves. Specifically there are:

- National Park of Dolomiti Bellunesi, kmq 320
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Sella Group: cycling and skiing

The Sella Group is one of the mountain groups of the Dolomites and extends on two regions, three provinces and four valleys. This imposing massif lies in fact between Trentino Alto Adige and

Giau Pass

The Giau Pass is a mountain pass connecting Cortina d'Ampezzo with Selva di Cadore and Val Fiorentina in the province of Belluno. The pass is extremely scenic, since from here you have a view

The Pyramids of Segonzano

The Pyramids of Segonzano or Earth Pyramids rise in the municipality of Segonzano, in the Valle di Cembra valley, along the bed of the Alvisio stream. The pyramids are a geologic phenomenon

Marzemino gentile

Marzemino was called "Mozart's wine", since the musician quoted it in his Don Juan, but this is a too limiting description for one of the oldest wines of Italy, since it would be more proper

Summer skiing in Trentino and South Tyrol

Some areas of the Dolomites are suitable for summer skiing. On the glaciers in fact you can often ski from May to October, depending on snow conditions. The places where you can ski under the

Infrared sauna

Now in the wellness centers you can find the infrared sauna, a new type of sauna having many beneficial effects on your health and on your general well-being. The heat created reduces pain and

Laconicum and tepidarium

The laconicum, the dry sweating room of the Roman thermal baths, is the perfect alternative if you can't use a traditional sauna. It is ideal to prevent diseases and to strengthen the immune

The Finnish sauna

The Finnish sauna, often present in the wellness centers, is an excellent technique to relax yourself and to purify your skin. The sauna is a dry heat bath used to increase immune defenses,

Tropical shower

A tropical shower will give you the sensation of being in a tropical forest: differentiated jets of waters with special aromas and chromotherapy. A warm orange light and a delightful fragrance