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AROUND CORTINA

 
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360° around Cortina by MTB

A panoramic tour around Cortina d’Ampezzo, through some of the oldest and best preserved villages. We will see the valley from each side, we will pass in fir and beech woods, meadows full of flowers surrounded by the mountains that embrace the village.

Around CortinaCortina is the name of the main village of Ampezzo, but there are many other villages, some of them are well preserved. This villages (called frazioni) are surrounded by meadows, there are old and new cowshed, ancient chapels and fountains. We will see simbols of nowadays, i.e. the structures built for the Winter Olympic games of 1959: the ice rink, the bobsleigh track, the ski jumping hill; those facilities were locations of 007 film “For your eyes only”; there are other locations of famous films, like the ski slope of “The pink panther”.
The worldliness of Cortina is also reflected in numerous Italian films, like the forefather of the “cinepanettoni” Christmas Holidays of the distant 1993, and its remakes, or an episode of the Fantozzi saga, pedaling we will recognize some locations of those films.

A bicycle is perfect to visit the villages, it is funnier and faster than going by foot, it is funnier and slower than going by car, however when you stop you don’t need to find a park.
This MTB tour around Cortina in perfect to be tailored on your passions, it can be clockwise or anticlockwise, longer or shorter, it’s possible to change whenever we want.

This MTB tour around Cortina in perfect to be tailored on your passions, it can be clockwise or anticlockwise, longer or shorter, it’s possible to change whenever we want.

Tour details

15 KILOMETRES

+400 m GAIN ELEVATION

-400 m LOSS ELEVATION

WHEN – Spring, Summer and Autumn. Sometimes also in Winter.
WHY

  • traditions
  • history
  • worldliness

LEVELOO Easy

HOW – Check the equipment page.

NOTE – Many shortcuts or longer possibilities, just ask.