Engel Ayurpura: experience peak relaxation in this Ayurvedic hotel in the Dolomites

Looking for a relaxing break with a difference? – say hello to Engel Ayurpura, the only dedicated Ayurvedic hotel in the Italian Dolomites I hadn’t been to Italy for a while which made this trip all the more precious, and there’s certainly something uplifting about putting an ‘out of office’ on and packing your bags […]

Slopes and more: discover the Dolomites

Cortina d’Ampezzo exudes Italian elegance and style. Alongside its glorious pistes there is shopping, strolling and a cultured après-ski. Mary Novakovich reports on a visit she made there… Images by Adam Batterbee Cortina d’Ampezzo’s elegance is practically inexhaustible. Fashions come and go, but this grande dame of Europe’s great ski resorts still reigns as the […]

Dolomites travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, eat and visit while staying around the Dolomites with Mary Novakovich’s guide to the highlights of the area… Image by Adam Batterbee Where to eat and stay Cinque Torri Largo delle Poste 13, 32043 Cortina Local specialities – including spätzle and casunziei – join excellent pizzas on […]

The Song of Dolomites

Sarah Rodrigues enjoys outdoor opera in the soaring Dolomites, where the dress code is hiking boots and walking gear. Hiking up a mountain is definitely not for everyone, but even the most reluctant of up-hillers (and there are a few of them around me, if the heavy panting and ragged gasping I can hear is […]

Ask the experts: Dolomites travel, prosecco & Italian bank accounts

Our experts are here to help with all your questions about Italy. This month we examine the attraction of the Dolomites, select a prosecco for panettone, and open an Italian bank account… Photos by Getty Images Year-round dolomites What is the best all-season area in Italy to buy a second home? My wife and I […]

Walking the Dolomites

With wonderful locations, a warm welcome and delicious food, the Alta Badia mountains aren’t just for the winter, says Amanda Robinson Photos by Amanda Robinson unless otherwise stated Think of the Dolomites and what do you see? It usually conjures up a picture of snow-capped peaks twinkling in the sunlight, rustic mountain lodges, bustling cable […]

Sound of the Dolomites festival Top Tips

INFORMATION ➤ www.visittrentino.it General Trentino tourism website that covers the entire region: from the Alps to the Mediterranean; from the crisp mountain air of the Dolomites to the mild, balmy climate of Lake Garda. ➤ www.visitrovereto.it More location-specific tourism website that concentrates on the town of Rovereto and the surrounding district of Vallagarina (known in German […]

The Dolomites

The Dolomites, situated in northeastern Italy, offer a wide range of exciting activities and breathtaking views… Spreading across the understated region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia you’ll find some of the most inspiring mountainous landscapes in the world, comprising a total of 18 peaks which rise to above 3,000m and cover almost 150,000 hectares. The varying formations […]

Pictures of Italy: The Dolomites

The Dolomites, situated in northeastern Italy, offer a wide range of exciting activities and breathtaking views… Spreading across the understated region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia you?ll find some of the most inspiring mountainous landscapes in the world, comprising a total of 18 peaks which rise to above 3,000m and cover almost 150,000 hectares. The varying formations […]