Cortina and bicycle, a perfect combination!
The pearl of the Dolomites is dusty, strong also of the planned Cortina Winter Olympics 2021. The Queen of the Dolomites, without upsetting her personality as an old mountain lady, has become one of the most famous destination in the world.
Not to be missed destination for cyclists and runners from all over the world.
It offers one of the first hotels in the Luxury Bike Hotels collection to offer an excellent service to customers who love two-wheels.
With the many mountain bike excursions on signposted trails, for every order and degree of difficulty, with panoramic paths in high altitude up to the adrenalinic descents in the woods for freeride lovers, to the less demanding itineraries for families or for those who want to relax stopping in one of the many places.
Mountain huts and savour traditional dishes, Cortina becomes a bike destination.
The Cortina-Dobbiaco MTB, in summer, involves many races and two wheels.
And again, the new Bike Park for downhill skiers and new parks
of skills for children, to learn how to take the first steps on MTB routes of various difficulties always under the supervision of experienced instructors.
With more than 475 km and 18 itineraries dedicated to Cortina racing bike
becomes a popular destination for thousands of sports enthusiasts. Hundreds of more or less challenging routes, suitable for everyone, that cross the most beautiful landscapes of the Dolomites in the world.
What are the major sporting events?
The Cortina-Dobbiaco Run, The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Cortina Trail, Cortina Skyrace.
The Boutique Hotel Villa Blu Cortina
In a position nestled between the Dolomites, one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Europe, paradise for lovers of skiing, trekking and mountain biking. For sports enthusiasts, the nearby ski lifts of Mietres, Tofane and Faloria, the Ice Stadium and the famous Cortina-Dobbiaco walk that can be used with cross-country skiing on foot in the presence of snow and mountain biking or on foot in the rest of the season, will be able to meet all your needs.
Cortina d’ Ampezzo is unique! Nothing in the world is comparable.
Its position makes it a precious stone set among the most spectacular mountains in the world; with its sunset for which they coined the Ladin term “l’ enrosadira” which can be translated with “the reddening”, because in the evening exactly this happens.
In fact, from the center of Cortina at sunset you can admire the Tofane, Cristallo, the 5 Towers, the Becco di Mezzodì, Antelao takes on colors so vivid and multifaceted with a thousand shades of pink, to remain mouth open to admire this spectacle of nature. Cortina d’ Ampezzo offers an exclusive stay, culture and shopping, thanks to a rich season of international events and exhibitions, numerous art galleries, elegant boutiques and artisan workshops.
The Baroque facade of the parish church with its Gothic bell tower and the nearby Museum of Modern Art awaits you in Cortina, with one of the most important collections in Italy. Also worth mentioning is the Ethnographic Museum, rich in objects of daily use and folk costumes.
Cortina is also the only municipality in the Alps to boast both an astronomical observatory and a planetarium, both of which can be visited by all guests.
In Cortina d’ Ampezzo, the Boutique Hotel Villa Blu offers the comfort of the best 4-star services, and the Chalet Amadeus is an excellent mountain atmosphere, furnished with antique wooden furniture, boiserie in cirmolo and a view of the Cortina valley, all surrounded by the enchanting atmosphere of the Dolomites.
Refined and genuine cuisine
The Chalet Amadeus has always been recommended by the Italian Academy of Cuisine.
With its refined and genuine cuisine awaits you. A refined ambience perfect for candlelight dinners with à la carte menus. The restaurant offers a wide selection of wines selected from among the best wine cellars and customized menus for adults and children with half board. The typical hospitality of Ampezzo, attentive and warm, makes the Boutique Hotel Villa Blu Cortina Boutique Hotel a welcoming and hospitable place, ideal for your winter and summer holidays.
Exclusiveness and tranquility just a few hundred meters from the center
From the hotel’s panoramic terrace you can enjoy the sunny hectares of exclusive park, traced in the borders by age-old fir trees, which guarantee exclusivity and tranquility to the structure just a few hundred meters from the centre,
which can be reached quickly on foot along the former Cortina Dobbiaco railway, now a pedestrian and cycle path, or with the internal minibus service.