Spring in Cortina d’Ampezzo is a unique experience, a burst of colors, scents, and activities that fills this charming mountain resort with life. Here’s how to make the most of this magical season, discovering its hidden treasures and scenic routes that make it so special.

The Treasures of the Basilica of Saints Philip and James

Immerse yourself in the heart of Cortina d’Ampezzo on Corso Italia and discover the Basilica of Saints Philip and James, a true historical gem. Built between 1769 and 1775 and restored in 1975, this basilica houses artistic treasures of immeasurable value, including paintings and frescoes. Just a 3-minute walk from the ATVO bus stop at the Cortina Bus Station, it’s a must-visit for art and history lovers.

The House of Time and the Ciàsa de i Pùpe

Continuing along Corso Italia, you’ll come across the House of Time, where a large clock on the wall marks the hours, while the inscription “Corazza Ampezzo” arouses curiosity about its meaning. A little further on, the Ciàsa de i Pùpe, a wonderful house adorned with frescoes, welcomes you with the faces of the Ghedina brothers, painters who have left an indelible artistic legacy to the Cortina community.

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Favorite Excursion: From the Center to Campo

One of the must-do experiences in Cortina d’Ampezzo is the hike from Via del Parco to Campo. This route offers a spectacular view of Cortina and the surrounding mountains. Crossing meadows and historic hamlets, you’ll arrive at the Church of Madonna della Difesa, dating back to 1750. An easy hike that allows you to discover the natural and historical beauty of the area.

Thanks to ATVO, it’s easy to reach Cortina d’Ampezzo comfortably with a bus equipped with all the comforts. With the service, you can fully enjoy all the wonders that this destination has to offer.

If you’ve never been to Cortina d’Ampezzo in the spring, now is the time to make up for it and experience the magic of this season in the Dolomites: with its historical treasures, scenic hikes, and transportation service offered by ATVO, there’s so much to discover and experience.

Learn more about summer experiences in Cortina by downloading the brochure here!