On 1 July 2018, the season of the rural festivals has finally opened. Aromas and flavors, typical recipes, idyllic landscapes, traditions, colors and lots of fun are the ingredients that will make your summer unforgettable.
Every weekend will be dedicated to events that will make you experience the spirit of the Ampezzo valley in all its purity. From July 14th to 29th, with the Lagazuoi Cairn Festival, it will be possible to go to the top of Lagazuoi and build the famous "cairns", testing your spiritual balance. Until September 22nd, you can enjoy the sunrise from 3,224 meters above sea level, by taking the cableway to Cima Tofana: not so bad to get up early!
An appointment to mark on the agenda is the concert of the Velvet Dress, historical cover band of U2. July 21, in the fabulous scenery of the 5 Torri, an evening of legendary music is waiting for you. Every Thursday, from 26 July to 6 September, let yourself be enchanted by the mystery of the firmament, tasting the delicacies of the territory at the Col Druscié restaurant and visiting the "Helmut Ullrich" Astronomical Observatory.
And then, do you know the “Enrosadira”? It is the most evocative phenomenon that makes the Dolomites unique in the world. To observe it, from July 28th to September 1st, you can reach Cima Tofana and silently look at the mountains, while blushing in front of the extraordinary beauty of the sunset. Already set different events at Col Druscié hut: on August 11th, on the occasion of the San Lorenzo festival, it will be possible to eat at the restaurant and observe the phenomenon of falling stars at the Astronomical Observatory. On August 15th, at Croda da Lago hut, there will be the "Gelato come una volta", the event where you can discover the original taste of ice cream. Moreover, from August 19th, don’t miss the "Festa delle Bande": for a week, you will see folklore groups in bright colors, which will entertain you with their suggestive music.