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Only a couple hours from Venice, Cortina D'Ampezzo is easily accessible from the International Airport Marco Polo. During the winter season, an airport shuttle bus runs for hotel guests from Venice and Treviso airports to Cortina hotels.

With 6,000 inhabitants, Cortina has 55 hotels, 80 restaurants, 56 mountain huts or rifugi, high-class shops, selling Italian fashions and local crafts and apres-ski at wine bars and local pubs.

Cortina film locations

Several movies were filmed in Cortina: Ash Wednesday, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Henry Fonda, The Pink Panther, starring David Niven and Peter Sellers, For Your Eyes Only, starring Roger Moore, VonRyan Express, starring Frank Sinatra, and Cliffhanger, starring Sylvester Stallone.

Cortina is part of the Dolomiti Superski area, the biggest ski carousel in the world, offering 750 miles of skiing and 450 lifts, all in the same ski pass.

Dolomiti ski holidays

  • DolomitiSuperPremiere "Early Snow 3+1" is a fun ski day for free if you stay more than three days, and eight days for the price of six for accommodations, ski pass, group ski lessons and ski equipment hire.
  • DomitiSuperClassics offers free admission tickets for the Ladies Alpine Ski World Cup.
  • DolomitiSuperKids "Ski Special for Kids" includes free accommodations and ski passes for children up to eight years and 50 per cent discount between eight and 12; discounts on group ski lessons and ski equipment rental.
  • DolomitiSuperSun features seven days for the price of six for hotel accommodations and six days for the price of five for ski passes and group ski lessons.

Cortina D'Ampezzo events

Winter events include the Bobsleigh World Cup and European Championships, Men's & Women's Cup "Europa" and Ladies Alpine Ski World Cup, in January, Cross Country International Race and Cortina Winter Polo on Snow, in February, and Carving, Hockey, Curling, Snowboard and Sled Dog Championships between December and April.