Welcome to Cortina
Cortina d’Ampezzo is a paradise for the most varied winter and summer activities, located in the heart of the southern Dolomites in the province of Belluno in the Northern Italy. Though it is equally beautiful, Cortina is among the ski resorts in the Dolomites the most popular thanks to its well-known town.
Cortina d’Ampezzo in the Dolomites is known as the prime ski resort in Italy and one of the most luxurious and best resorts in the Alps across Europe. Besides wealthy Italians, royals from all over the word spend their holidays here. Therefore, prices are always on the rise. Contact our experts for more information about the real estate in Cortina, and to learn more about our ski properties for sale in Italy.
What We Love About Cervinia
Cortina is a very traditional and charming Italian resort, which is popular throughout the year. The centre of Cortina is characterised by a pedestrian zone, the well-known ‘Corso Italia‘ offering a multitude of cafés, bars, party and après ski, as well as designer shops. However, the highlight of this resort is that you are surrounded 360 degrees by the magnificent landscape of the Dolomites, which makes it one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the world. Cortina d’Ampezzo will host the Winter Olympics for a second time in 2026 – making it an even more exciting place to buy a ski property!
Cortina d’Ampezzo represents an unrivalled location in the Alps and is part of of the ‘Dolomiti Superski area’, the world’s largest skiing carousel linking 12 top ski resorts under one skipass with 450 lifts and 1220 kilometres of well-groomed pistes and trails. There are 45km of blue pistes, 55km of red pistes and 20km of black runs; in addition, there are various off-piste runs available for those who cannot get enough of the pistes only! This means for all levels of skiers there is a great variety of slopes available, and it is an ideal place for families. Cortina is also a great destination for cross-country skiing with 78km of trails across the idyllic winter scenery of the Dolomites. Besides the best ski pistes, Cortina offers skiing between history, art, and culture! The exhibition and conference centre ‘Lagazuoi Expo Dolomiti’ opened in 2018 and offers exhibitions every year to admire art and culture from the peaks of the Dolomites. Furthermore, it is possible to visit on skis, the largest open-air museum of the First World War, consisting of the towers of Lagazuoi and the Cinque, the Sass de Stria and the Forte Tre Sassi. Furthermore, the Helmut Ullrich Observatory in Col Druscié offers astronomy fanatics the chance to discover the winter sky under the guidance of experts. Enough of culture and sports, not to forget – Cortina is the perfect and one of the best-known places in the Italian Alps for après ski, party, and great Italian food! As the entire day could be filled with action, demand for our ski chalets ad apartments for sale is very high.
Cortina represents a beautiful and renowned year-round resort in the heart of the Dolomites for nature lovers. In Cortina d’Ampezzo there is a great variety of activities available for all ages as well as sporty and non-sporty people. For summer outdoor activities the mountain range in and around Cortina perfectly works for bikers as well as hikers. With stunning glacial lakes as well an impressive mountain setting these memories will never be forgotten. For example, the Lake Sorapis is one of the most fascinating lakes thanks to its turquoise water colour; furthermore, the lake Pianoze or the Lake Federa represent picturesque spots in the Dolomites.