Italian Dolomites fully meet expectations and current trends in tourism, and are one of the fastest growing regions in the Alpine areas. Simultaneously, the area of the Dolomites still fully preserve its historic character. Dolomites are very popular for both winter and summer tourists and become one of the most popular ski regions in the Alps. The whole area is known for its typical hospitality and the large number of sunny days per year.
One national park and many other regional parks are located in the Dolomites. In August 2009, the Dolomites were declared a natural heritage site by UNESCO.
The Dolomites are located at the north of Italy and forms the border with Slovenia, Austria and Switzerland. To the east they are surrounded by Julian Alps and to the west by Swiss Alps.
The main centres of Dolomites are Cortina d’Ampezzo, Brunico, San Martino and Canazei.
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