Borca di Cadore and the spectacular landscape of the Dolomites
Borca di Cadore lies in the center of a green valley bordered by the Boite River, in a sunny spot sheltered by magnificent peaks, in northern Veneto, 942 meters above sea level.
For lovers of skiing and winter sports
This resort, in winter, is a base for those who want to ski in the ski resorts of San Vito di Cadore and Cortina d’Ampezzo: in fact, the San Vito ski resort is only a few kilometers away, while Cortina is about 16 km away.
Provided with a convenient skibus service, free for Cable Ticket and Cadore holders, it connects the two resorts and allows ski enthusiasts to enjoy the wonderful slopes of the surrounding area in a short time.
Many excursions can also be organized with snowshoes, following routes that usually lead to refuges where it is possible to warm up in front of the delicious and unique flavors of the Dolomites.
For the enjoyment of young and old alike, the Happy Park in Borca di Cadore has an accessible ice rink in the winter season, while in the summer you can enjoy sunny days in the playground, the tennis, soccer, and bocce courts, or relax on the terraces.
Not only in winter
Thanks to its strategic location, Borca di Cadore is the ideal place to spend summer vacations as well.
Borca, in fact, is located at the foot of Mount Antelao, king of the Dolomites, and is one of the towns in Cadore from which you can enjoy the most rewarding and perfect view of Mount Pelmo, also known as el Caregón del Padreterno because of the shape of its seat.
Day trips of varying difficulty can be organized from here: take the relaxing walks in the larch and spruce forest or follow the former dolomite railway to the surrounding ferratas and peaks.
Also beautiful is the village, which is made up of hamlets, including Villanova, a wonderful location on the right bank of the Boite River, nestled in the silent nature of the Dolomites
Weekend of wellness and culture
Borca di Cadore is also a perfect destination for those who like to enjoy the ultimate in relaxation among swimming pools, saunas and massages after sports: from the modern and well-equipped Corte SPA wellness center you can enjoy a dreamlike view of the majestic Monte Pelliccia.
You can visit the special library of the Ladin Institute of the Dolomites, or the well-stocked “La Scola” library, as well as the adjacent “Olimpia Perini” cultural center and museum of natural sciences: two not-to-be-missed opportunities for those wishing to explore the riches of the village.
The center of life in Borca is the Church of Saints Simon and Thaddeus, partially destroyed by a landslide in 1737, which housed the organ built in 1791 by Gaetano Callido, the most famous organ builder of the time.
The Long Way Of The Dolomites
Among the best-known attractions in Borca di Cadore is definitely the Lunga Via delle Dolomiti bicycle route: a route that largely retraces the route of the old Dolomites railway, decommissioned in 1964.
Entirely paved in the Cadore section and well supported by signage, it is served by refreshment and assistance points. The entire route is 37 km long and connects Cortina d’Ampezzo to Calalzo di Cadore, passing through the towns of San Vito, Borca, Vodo, Valle and Pieve di Cadore.
How to get to Borca di Cadore?
All you have to do is book your bus ticket and immerse yourself in the spectacular landscape of these unique mountains!