Tourism in the Dolomites, useful information on these mountains, ideal place for summer and winter holidays, with a dense network of paths and towns to be seen.
The Dolomites are a mountain group of Veneto and Trentino Alto Adige belonging to the Eastern Alps and delimited to the west by the Adige river, to the south by the Brenta river, to the east by the Piave river and to the north by the Rienza river.
How they formed
Being of sedimentary origin, a mixture of dolomite and calcite, on coral reefs, the Dolomites present themselves in the eyes of the tourist with the form of spiers, rocks and spikes that emerge from debris layers covered by woods and pastures, often grouped in isolated massifs.
The highest peaks are those of Marmolada, Monte Sella, Monte Civetta, Pale di San Martino, Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Catinaccio.
Most beautiful lakes
There are also numerous lakes including Misurina, Alleghe, Dobbiaco, Levico, Caldonazzo and Braies.
How to reach them
The road communication network is very good and allows you to move quickly between the various Dolomite centers.
For those who love the mountains, the Dolomites of Trentino and Veneto represent one of the most sought after mountain areas for holidays and tourism in Trentino and Veneto, thanks to the breathtaking landscapes and the excellent tourist infrastructure made up of numerous family-run hotels where you can enjoy a excellent cuisine and luxury hotels or self-catering apartments to rent per week.