Cultural gems of the
UNESCO-World Heritage site

Culture in the Dolomites

From history to customs

Walk along the paths of the past, visit historic buildings and experience traditional festivities - the Dolomites and their villages are steeped in history and customs. This unique landscape has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009 and attracts visitors with its magnificent churches, fabulous castles and picturesque mountain villages.

Whether it’s relics of the First World War along the trails, traditional customs in the foothill villages or museums housing cultural treasures: past and present meet in the Dolomites.

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Friedrich August Path

A king's path
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Arabba
  • Marmolada
  • difficult
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Val di Fassa
  • difficult

Lino Pederiva Path

On the footsteps of the Great War
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Arabba
  • difficult
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Arabba
  • medium

Passo Campolongo - Cima Sief - Col di Lana

An excursion rich in vast sweeping views and places of historical interest.
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Three Peaks Dolomites
  • difficult
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Arabba
  • difficult

Via Ferrata "Cesare Piazzetta"

A difficult but really beautiful way to take you to Piz Boè.
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Civetta
  • easy

I tapp da le parole

Our most valued and revered roots can be witnessed through the incisions and signage left by our ancestors.
  • Hike
  • Culture
  • Civetta
  • easy

Val de Molin

Along the way you will come across an old mill under the north wall of Civetta, with also a great view of Lake Alleghe.
  • Bike
  • Culture
  • Val di Fassa
  • Arabba
  • medium

LEGACIES IN THE DOLOMITES

in the footsteps of the past

Culture

The places and their buildings, embedded in the landscape of the imposing Dolomites, create the ambience and unique atmosphere of this area. There are some real gems to visit for anyone who takes the time to see them. Lovingly restored and maintained by the residents, cultural assets attract visitors to the Italian provinces.

History

The First World War was a striking and defining time for the Dolomites. This tragic and very moving period of history has left traces not only on the hiking trails high in the mountains. In the valley too, memories of this time are kept alive by well-preserved legacies. Former trenches and emplacements remind us of the harsh living conditions of the soldiers of the time.

Customs

Traditional village festivals, magnificent churches and historic castles are dotted throughout the Italian region in the Dolomites. The winding alleys and ancient houses reveal a centuries-old history and the locals keep their traditions alive. Be a part of this culture of contrasts and coming together in a land of breezy mountain passes, high plateaus, rolling valleys and plains where German, Italian and Ladin culture meet!

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