Exceptional natural beauty and a vast number of hiking trails at every level of difficulty makes Cortina the ideal destination for hikers.
Families with children and those seeking relaxing walks in peaceful surroundings will find plenty of shaded, relatively flat pushchair-friendly walks in forests or along the river, whereas experienced hikers have a rich choice of challenging high-altitude hiking routes.
The mountain huts are popular destinations, both for excursionists wanting to experience the local gastronomy and for hikers staying overnight in the mountain during longer treks lasting several days.
There are many beautiful peaks within walking distance from Cortina that are guaranteed to satisfy the ambitions of even expert hikers. including six peaks over 3,000 meters (Tofana di Mezzo, Tofana Third, Tofana di Rozes, Cristallo, Sorapiss and Croda Rossa d'Ampezzo).
Comfortable lift facilities, open also in summer, offer easy access to high altitude areas with extraordinary views, such as the peak of Tofana di Mezzo, Lagazuoi, Faloria, Mietres and 5 Torri. The lift facilities are convenient points of departure also for a range of high-altitude hiking trails, via ferrata and climbing routes.