The picturesque city Sappada lies in the very heart of Belluno Dolomites 1200 meter above the sea level. The Sappada German enclave in the province of Belluno lies at the foot of the high Monte Peralba. In summer Sappada is the starting point for hiking. In winter it attracts a great number of winter sports fans.
In the place consisting of several hamlets, a guest will find a wide range of hotels, apartments, guesthouses and apartments for his vacation. Many agrotourism tour operators offer holidays on the farm. Bed and breakfast offers also attract short-vacation tourists to this beautiful region.
Not only families can spend a nice vacation on the beautiful ski slopes of the Dolomites. The Olympic participants Silvio Fauner and Pietro Piller Cottrer also use them as a training site.
On the mountain slopes there are many old farms in the Tyrolean style. They are very cozy inside and have all the modern facilities.
The old customs and traditions are also maintained here. The Plodar Carnival is one of them. Men and boys dress like the “strict Rollate”. They move through the village wrapped in bear skins. You can hear the ringing of the little bells on their belts in a distance. They wear the wooden masks over their faces.
Farmers, craftsmen and newlyweds dressed in ancient costumes also join their train. This train is a real attraction. Other attractions of the region are the Ethnographic Museum and the House of Peasant Culture, the crossroads, the gorge of Acquatona and some small waterfalls.
Cacciatori restaurant also invites you to taste the homemade venison, game, lamb and pork from the region. The owners of the restaurant take care of their guests themselves. In Lavaredo Hotel there is a swimming pool. You can also use the service of the baby-sitter there. And in Cortina d’Amrezzo you are always welcome to Leone & Lena restaurant that will treat you with Sardinian specialties.