Contraction of the area of the Rhaeto-Romance languages
Skiers in Cortina in 1903
Venice, the primary tourist destination and the capital of Veneto
Ladin farmers in 1960s La Val, South Tyrol
Lake Alleghe near Belluno
Cortina in 1971
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Cortina in February 2007
Kurat Josef Anton Vian – anonymous author of the first Ladin-Gherdëina grammar AD 1864
The Piave River
Shops in Cortina d'Ampezzo
The Venetian Lagoon at sunset
Hotel Miramonti, the one which featured in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only
Plaque of a Ladin school in Santa Cristina.
Relief map of Veneto
Basilica Minore dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo
Trilingual traffic sign.
The Adige in Verona
Forte Tre Sassi
The Tetrarchs were the four co-rulers who governed the Roman Empire as long as Diocletian's reform lasted. Here they are portrayed embracing, in a posture of harmony, in a porphyry sculpture dating from the 4th century, produced in Anatolia, located today on a corner of St Mark's Basilica in Venice.
Grava Church
The Horses of Saint Mark, brought as loot from Constantinople in 1204.
c. 1920 travel poster for Cortina d'Ampezzo
An 18th-century view of Venice by Canaletto.
Stadio Olimpico Del Ghiaccio in summer 1971
The 13th-century Castel Brando in Cison di Valmarino, Treviso.
Monte Cristallo (3,221 m) with the Forcella Staunies slope on the left
Veneto's provinces.
The Olympic ski jump
St Mark's Basilica, the seat of the Patriarch of Venice.
The town center of Cortina
The Punta San Vigilio on the Lake Garda
Kiss of Judas by Giotto, in Padua.
Giorgione's The Tempest.
The Prato della Valle in Padua, a work of Italian Renaissance architecture.
Villa Cornaro.
Antonio Canova's Psyche Revived by Love's Kiss.
The Church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice
A Golden bottle of Prosecco
Asiago cheese and crackers
A slice of tiramisù
Antonio Salieri
Antonio Vivaldi
Teatro La Fenice
The Arena of Verona
Teatro Salieri
Villa Barbaro
The Villa Capra "La Rotonda"
Villa Badoer
Villa Malcontenta
Villa Pisani (Bagnolo)
The mount Antelao
Lastoi de Formin (Cadore)
The start of Strada delle 52 Gallerie
A trait that shows the structure of the Calà del Sasso

Cortina d'Ampezzo (, Ampëz; historical ) is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Province of Belluno, in the Veneto region of Northern Italy.

- Cortina d'Ampezzo

They live in the part of the province that was part of the County of Tyrol until 1918, comprising the communes of Cortina d'Ampezzo (15.6% Ladin), Colle Santa Lucia (50.6% Ladin) and Livinallongo del Col di Lana (54.3% Ladin).

- Ladin language

Although remaining an Austrian possession until 1920 (as a part of kronland Tyrol), aside from being home for an ethnic German-speaking minority, Ampezzo never became a German-speaking territory and conserved its original language Ladin, a Rhaeto-Romance language.

- Cortina d'Ampezzo

Ladin is also recognized as a protected language in the Province of Belluno in Veneto region pursuant to the Standards for Protection of Historic Language Minorities Act No. 482 (1999).

- Ladin language

Ladin, also Romance, is spoken in parts of the province of Belluno, especially in the municipalities of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Livinallongo del Col di Lana and Colle Santa Lucia, while Cimbrian (Germanic) is spoken in two villages (Roana and Giazza respectively) of the Seven Communities and the Thirteen Communities.

- Veneto

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Province of Belluno

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Gray wolf killed at Malga Campo Bon (Comelico) on 24 May 1929 by Antonio "Tunin" Mina.
The Province of Belluno shown within of Lombardy–Venetia.

The Province of Belluno (Provincia di Belluno; ; ) is a province in the Veneto region of Italy.

In 1511 Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor conquered the town of Cortina d'Ampezzo, detaching it from Cadore and incorporating it into the County of Tyrol.

a Ladin minority, recognized in 42 municipalities, is present in the regions of Ladinia (Colle Santa Lucia-Col, Livinallongo del Col di Lana-Fodom and Cortina d'Ampezzo-Anpezo), Cadore, Agordino and Zoldo.

The Three Peaks of Lavaredo


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The Three Peaks of Lavaredo
Skiers in Cortina in 1903
Tofana massif with Cortina d'Ampezzo in the foreground
Sella group
Vajolet Towers
360° panoramic view from Marmolada, the highest peak in the Dolomites
Falzarego Pass
Gardena Pass
Horses on pasture at Parco Naturale Tre Cime, South Tyrol. Cadini di Misurina in the background.

The Dolomites (Dolomiti ; Ladin: Dolomites; Dolomiten ; Dołomiti : Dolomitis), also known as the Dolomite Mountains, Dolomite Alps or Dolomitic Alps, are a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.

The Dolomites are located in the regions of Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and Friuli Venezia Giulia, covering an area shared between the provinces of Belluno, Vicenza, Verona, Trentino, South Tyrol, Udine and Pordenone.

The main centres include: Rocca Pietore alongside the Marmolada Glacier, which lies on the border of Trentino and Veneto, the small towns of Alleghe, Falcade, Auronzo, Cortina d'Ampezzo and the villages of Arabba, Urtijëi and San Martino di Castrozza, as well as the whole of the Fassa, Gardena and Badia valleys.

Colle Santa Lucia

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Colle Santa Lucia (Ladin language: Col) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Belluno in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120 km north of Venice and about 40 km northwest of Belluno.

Colle Santa Lucia borders the following municipalities: Alleghe, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Livinallongo del Col di Lana, Rocca Pietore, San Vito di Cadore, Selva di Cadore.