Northeast of Venice and east of Bolzano, Cortinas wide sunny valley in the eastern Dolomites boasts 45 miles of cross country ski trails. The valley is framed by the eastern mountain range of Cristallo / Faloria and the western range of Tofana / Socrepes.
To reach this cross country skiing area from Venice, head north on Route A27 and then turn north on Route 5551.
There are over a dozen great rufugios through the park. For more information, contact the tourist office & shuttle service at (0336) 494609
Overall, Natural Park Of The Ampezzo Dolomites is the 2nd most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Italy.