Trekking to discover the true dimension of the Dolomites
Wed, 20/07/2016 - 14:15
The Dolomites, mountains that "arouse in the heart of the sense of infinity, with the desire to raise the mind to what is sublime" (cit. Pope John II) are places where the soul can meet, be inspired by the beauty of Creation. The Way of the Dolomites is not an easy trek, but an itinerary that embraces the most charming places of the province of Belluno, to discover the most authentic dimension of the Dolomites. 30 stages and 14 digressions through hidden corners of nature and places of important historical and artistic. Departure and arrival ring route is the Sanctuary of the Martyrs Vittore and Corona in Anzù of Feltre. From here the route touches the town of Feltre, the territories of Valbelluna in the Belluno Dolomites National Park, the Imperina Valle, Valle di San Lucano and Agordo, native country of Pope Luciani. Going still flank the Col di Lana and the trenches of the First World War, the Castle of Andraz, it crosses Passo Falzarego until you reach Cortina d'Ampezzo and then Misurina. After Auronzo di Cadore you forward in the green area of Comelico and Sappada, with Val Visdende, passing then for Lorenzago di Cadore, holiday location for the Popes and Pieve di Cadore, the birthplace of the painter Tiziano. Scendendo verso sud il Cammino tocca Longarone e la Diga del Vajont, l’Alpago, il Nevegal ed il capoluogo Belluno, per concludersi, attraverso la sinistra Piave, al santuario iniziale. Heading south the Way touches Longarone and the Vajont Dam, the Alpago, Belluno and Nevegal, ending, through the left Piave, the original sanctuary. Another interesting point is the Way of the Popes, path between the birth land of the two popes bellunesi John Paul I, born in Canale d'Agordo and Gregory XVI, born in Belluno, but also between the mountains populated by Benedict XVI and especially by John Paul II to the Dolomites have found a perfect place for their summer holidays. Another way to spend a vacation, another experience to be taken on the weekends not only for hikers but also for all those who want to rejuvenate and unwind from the hectic routine of modern life, and why not, spending your nights at Hotel Cima Belprà.