Sappada is a beautiful resort located at 1,200 meters altitude in the eastern Dolomites, on the border with Austria and Friuli Venezia Giulia.Plodn, as it is also known originates from the ancient dialect. Previously a popular resort for German families, the Germans left an unmistakable mark in the resort architecturally. The typical beautiful wooden houses built far apart to prevent fires from reaching the centre of the resort.
Sappada offers its guests a ski area divided into two zones, for a total of 21 km of downhill. Cross-country skiing is practiced on a track that is 20 km through the woods and there are circuits for beginners.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 officially ends the winter of 2012-13 Dolomiti Superski. Close lifts and runs in most of the 12 valleys of the Dolomites ski area, including the Sella Ronda. The tour of the Great War is already closed from 31 March.
Arabba in 1000 at the start of the 18th Sella Ronda Ski Marathon
Scratch away at the start of the eighteenth edition of the night marathon around the Sella massif in the Veneto, Trentino and South Tirol. A thousand skier will be tomorrow night from Arabba to the first bumps in the program, the Pordoi. The vertical meters of ascent alone, 2700, and miles, 42, is not frighten the participants that will begin representing fifteen countries.
International Women's Day 2013 on the snow, here's all the promotions
This year on the occasion of Women's Day all the ladies become undisputed protagonists of the snow, in fact there are many ski resorts that organize parties and events and offer promotions and discounts to the fair sex. Friday, March 8 2013 will open a weekend entirely dedicated to women and the mountain is ready to dye pink.
"We are trying to internationalize attendance. Together with efforts to win over the Tourists'' of Russian and Eastern Europe we will turn to markets as far away as Australia and Korea." '' It is the goal of the Consortium for the Promotion of Tourism Cortina, expressed by Councillor Elizabeth Dotto who also runs two hotels in the Queen of the Dolomites are open all year''. P>
Cortina candidate to host Alpine ski world cup 2019.
One month after the withdrawal of its application to the Alpine World Ski Championships in 2017, Cortina tries again and is a candidate to organize the World Alpine Ski Championships 2019. The decision came last week, attended by the mayor Andrea Franceschi, president of FIS Flavio Roda, president of the permanent association of the World Cup and President Enrico Valle Ski Club Cortina Igor Ghedina. For Cortina will be the fourth attempt, after those of 2013, 2015 and 2017. The 2019 World Cup will be awarded in 2014 in Barcelona.
2017 World Cup: Cortina or St. Moritz? The sentence at the end of May.
The Cortina 2017 supporting team is ready to leave for Gangwon, in South Korea, where at the end of Mai the FIS Council will decide the city to host the Alpine Ski World Cup in 2017. The contenders of Cortina are the Swiss St. Moritz, which seems on the eve of the most reliable, and Sweden's Are. The verdict is expected by May 31.
Grand Prix Juniors, Passo S. 1700 young pilgrims expected samples
Friday, March 23, 2012 at Falcade-Dolomiti/Valle Biois (BL) expects more than 1,700 children born from 2000 to 2004, for official opening ceremony of the final Grand Prix Juniors 2012 - Ringo Trophy . The races, which are divided by year of birth and disciplines will be held on Saturday 24 and Sunday, March 25 to pass S. Pellegrino (alpine skiing), the Central Fund Gares - Agordo (Nordic skiing) and there will be snowboarding. P>
Cortina d'Ampezzo candidate to host the World Alpine Ski Championships 2017
Cortina d'Ampezzo is a candidate to host the Alpine World Ski Championships 2017. The application has been presented this afternoon in Venice, Cortina's mayor and chairman of the organizing committee, Andrea Franceschi, president of the Veneto Region, Alberto Tomba and, over the phone, Emanuela Di Centa, on behalf of the Fist. < / p>
Sella Ronda Ski Marathon 17th, 1000 at the helmets away from Corvara
The Sella Ronda Ski Marathon is an event that has shaped the history of ski mountaineering, and not only Italian, an unusual race in every sense, overly long, with a challenging climb, at night, and this largely on track. The departure edition number 17 of 10th February will be in Corvara in Alta Badia. Every year the four charming resort of Corvara (BZ), Arabba (BL), Canazei (TN) and Selva Gardena (BZ) alternate the duty and the honor to organize the departure and arrival. P >
Backpacker, three days of skiing in the Val di Fassa and Val Badia
Refugees Classic is the name of the second route proposed by Neveitalia three days to go skiing in the mountains of the Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige, to discover the magical places that characterize areas as Ortisei and The Falzarego Villa, must for making a descent on the track is played every year a slalom World Cup, the Gran Risa. Feature of this trip is a stop for the night in shelters more typical of the Dolomites. P>