Christmas holidays at Cortina d'Ampezzo: discover the magic of Dolomiti
by Claudia Cuccureddu on Dec 1, 2017
Christmas at Cortina d’Ampezzo: explore the suggestive markets
Christmas time at Cortina d’Ampezzo, a picturesque ski town in the Dolomite Mountains of Northeast Italy, is a wonderful spectacle to behold. In this city you will find gorgeous Christmas markets that provide a pleasant holiday atmosphere in the crisp mountain setting.
Cortina Christmas markets are a unique sight – the lights, colors, wooden hut stands, and decorated market stalls beautifully arranged along the Corso Italia street of this scenic town. In the markets you will find a breath-taking array of decorations, souvenirs, and a lot of beautiful, hand-made crafts by the numerous local artisans. These include jewelry, candles, children’s toys, and a lot more.
The street at the heart of the town is lined with luxury shops and small cafes serving the best local cuisine. The beautiful 18th century buildings in Cortina are a photographer’s dream, and all have a stunning mountain backdrop that is almost beyond belief.
Christmas at Cortina d’Ampezzo: a one-of-a-kind experience
The grand mountains, with their jagged rock formations make Christmas time at Cortina d’Ampezzo a one-of-a-kind experience. The dramatic Dolomite sunset turns the unique mountain rock electric pink – you will feel like you’re witnessing real magic! That’s why it’s not surprising that this mountain town lures everyone from British aristocracy to Hollywood glamour.
Activities abound, with spas, hiking trails, climbing routes, and sporting activities like skiing, mountain biking, skating, and hiking. The magnificent mountain setting can be explored using ski lifts, cable cars, or foot paths.
For all snow bunnies, here’s your chance to discover our hotels in Cortina for the festive season. Stay at the Cristallo, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy – the best resort for incredible Dolomite views, with easy access to Venice and Austria,
The resort’s unique setting in the Italian Alps captures all the seasonal colors of the beautiful mountain village. Whether you’re visiting Cortina d’Ampezzo for skiing, relaxing, or just for the refreshing mountain air, we will be your guide to this ultimate town for all seasons.