Hello from beautiful Dolomites in Italy, Europe!
In December 2022 the new portal DolomitesWorld.com went online.
The portal was completely newly built from scratch and distinguishes itself by an elegant and sober design. In order to increase its speed, performance and user-friendliness, the developer has applied a new concept, programmed, constantly refined and designed the portal. Speed is one of the creator's top priorities.
This portal offers valuable information, the updated weather report for South Tyrol as well as travelling tips concerning the Dolomites area and the individual tourism areas of the provinces of Bolzano, Trento and Belluno.
Users can discover the famous South Tyrolean locations of Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Alpe di Siusi, Val d'Ega as well as Plan de Corones with a large variety of accommodations such as hotels, b&b, garnis and holiday apartments. In Trentino Val di Fassa attracts a lot of visitors and in the province of Belluno it's Arabba and Cortina d'Ampezzo.
A novelty is the interactive slope and ski map of the Sella Ronda.
Hopefully you'll enjoy browsing our portal.
When you go back to the beautiful scenery of the Dolomites, the paradise in the Alps, you come to realise the immensity of these majestic mountains. Many marvellous accommodations are located in the best travel region and charming resorts and places of the Alps.
On June 26th 2009 UNESCO listed the Dolomites in Italy as a Natural World Heritage Site to protect the highly distinctive mountain landscapes that are of exceptional natural beauty. The best skiing, walking, hiking and mountain biking areas for holidays in the Alps.
The Italian Dolomites are a wonderful mountain group of about 16,000 km² located in the Eastern Italian Alps, south of the main chain of the Alps. They are extending over the three northernmost regions of Italy: Trentino - Alto Adige, Belluno and Friuli - Venezia Giulia.
The awesome bright colour and the red reflection of the Dolomia rock, admirable mainly during the sunset (Burning Dolomites), are caused by the high content of the mineral dolomite MgCa(CO3)2. This name is due to the French naturalist Déodat de Dolomieu (1750 - 1801) who discovered and studied this unique rock.
The rays of the morning sun shining on the stunning Dolomite mountains, forcing the wonderful alpine flowers into bloom on the surrounding pastures and in winter shining on the snow covered peaks and beautiful slopes.
The final sun rays in the evening create a symphony of colour resulting in a rosy alpenglow, typical of a sensational sunset in the northeastern side of the Italian Alps.
The highest mountain of these impressive Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the Marmolada (3343 m), also called the Queen of the Dolomites.
Other well-known mounts and peaks are:
The best ski resorts in Italy, wonderful biking, walking, hiking and climbing valleys and parks are connected with each other in this wonderful mountainous paradise, in the hearth of the Alps, offering a breath taking scenery from many different angles and amazing half-day or one day hiking trails (summer) and slopes (winter).
The well marked footpaths and slopes, the possibility of skiing (Dolomiti Superski area with its 1,200 km of slopes, 12 valleys, and 450 modern lift facilities), climbing, walking, hiking and also mountain biking will make your stay in this holiday region an unforgettable experience.
Noteworthy tourist destinations are also the lakes such as the Lake Prags (Lago di Braies), Lake of Fiè and near the Dolomites the lake Caldaro, lake Monticolo, lake Anterselva and in about 2 hours driving time Lake Garda as well as cities with their old towns and arcades for a tour of art, culture and history or shopping such as Bolzano, Trento, Bressanone, Brunico, Merano and Cortina d'Ampezzo.
The best time to visit, travel, to explore and enjoy the alpine regions of the Dolomites in Italy (Europe) for a winter sport vacation, between the snow-capped peaks of the Trentino - South Tyrol region (Alto Adige) and Belluno, depends on the needs of skiers or hikers. The ski season starts in December with the Super Premiere ski-opening offer (usually until the first weekend before Christmas, detailed information on the Dolomiti Superski website).
The winter season usually lasts until Easter Monday (some resorts remain open after this date), if the snow conditions are good. The Christmas and New Year's Eve period is ideal for those who love the Christmas atmosphere and want to celebrate New Year's Eve in the snow. January and February (Carnival) for couples, groups and families. February, March and April are very popular by the sun lovers, because of the longer days.
When can you hike the Dolomites? In spring the season begins around late May / early June. Sometimes the peaks of this mountain range in this travel region are still covered by snow. The blooming meadows and the longer days of June attract the hikers, climbers and cyclists. July and August are highly appreciated for a vacation in the beautiful Dolomites (World heritage Site). September and October offer a colorful and peaceful landscape; ideal for a travel trip, trekking, walking and mountain biking in the Alps.
Are you looking forward to spending your vacation in the Dolmites Italy? If so, then you should definitely consider staying at one of the beautiful hotels in the Dolomite mountains. There are several options for accommodation in the Dolomites, from luxury resorts or beautiful hotels to cozy holiday apartments, chalet, garni or bed & breakfasts. Some of them offer great views of the mountains, while others provide access to to slopes (ski in & out hotels), ski lifts, hiking or mountain bike trails and other outdoor activities.
Discover the tourist areas on this site and let us show you various accommodations. You can view and refine your selection in the map of the Dolomites.