Summer holidays in the Italian Dolomites
The Dolomites are located in northeastern Italy. The Dolomites have been called by many, among those Reinhold Messner the most beautiful mountains on earth, and certainly they are among the most dramatic. They offer some of the best alpine thrills in Europe, whether you want to stay firmly planted on the ground or soar high above the valley floor.
While no secret to the Europeans, this remarkable peaks still need to be discovered by visitors from oversea. This mountain range in Northern Italy belongs since 2009 to the short list of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites and is to be visited because of its highly distinctive mountain landscapes that are of exceptional natural beauty. The dramatic vertical and pale coloured peaks of the Dolomites in a variety of distinctive sculptural forms is extraordinary in a global context. This UNESCO property also contains an internationally important combination of earth science values.