Cortina, Queen of the Dolomites, has a heritage of nature, tourism and glamour. A much loved Italian mountain destination for all seasons, this Olympic town, which for more than a century has been a showcase for Italian style and fashion, has also succeeded in preserving ancient customs and traditions that have largely disappeared elsewhere. Located in the North-East corner of the Veneto region at an altitude of 1,224m, only two hours from Venice, Cortina is immersed in a landscape of unparalleled natural beauty, surrounded by the spectacular Dolomite mountains, recently declared a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Area.
Cortina is not only queen of nature and alpine charm, it is also one of the best known Italian tourist destination, renowned throughout the world for its exclusive charm, great events, glamour, elegant shops, excellent hotels and restaurants, and cosy mountain refuges. The town is also a cultural centre of international reputation and a guardian of tradition, ancient knowledge and precious memories that permit the Queen to look to the future confident of her past.