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culture in the dolomites

From history to customs

Walking along historical paths, visiting buildings steeped in history and experiencing traditional festivities - the Dolomites and their villages are brimming with history and customs. This unique landscape has been a UNSECO World Heritage Site since 2009 and attracts visitors with its magnificent churches, legendary castles and picturesque mountain villages. 

Whether relics from the First World War along the hiking trails, traditional customs in the villages at the foot of the Dolomites or museums full of cultural treasures: past and present meet in the Dolomites. 

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the culture

The villages and their buildings, set against the backdrop of the Dolomites, form the unique environment and atmosphere of this area. If you take your time, you can visit some real jewels. The cultural heritage, mostly lovingly restored and cared for by the inhabitants, attracts guests from all over the world.

the history

The First World War was impressive and instructive for the Dolomites. This tragic and extremely moving time left its mark not only on high mountain trails. Also in the valley, well preserved relics keep the memories of the events alive. In addition to the former trenches and positions, the hard living conditions of the soldiers during this time are also remembered.

The customs

Traditional village festivals, magnificent churches and castles steeped in history flank the Italian region of the Dolomites. The winding alleys, the old houses and their inhabitants preserve a centuries-old history and live their tradition. Become part of the contrasts and encounters in a region with airy mountain passes, plateaus and winding valleys and plains. Here German and Italian culture mix together!

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In addition to cultural attractions, such as the UNSECO World Heritage Site, the Dolomites have many other activities to offer in summer. Click through the brand new offer of Dolomiti Hike and Bike Galaxy or discover family activities in the Italian mountains. You will be amazed!

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