Cortina d'Ampezzo is nicknamed the "queen of the Dolomites", it is the largest and most famous of the 18 municipalities that make up Ladinia, as well as a renowned winter and summer tourist resort, which hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics and is the scene of numerous sporting events of international importance related to the mountains and winter sports.
Cortina is located in the center of the Conca d'Ampezzo, in the upper Boite Valley and is positioned between Cadore (south) and Val Pusteria (north), Val d'Ansiei (east) and Alto Agordino (west).
Cortina is surrounded at 360° by the Ampezzo Dolomites, which are part of the subsection of the Sesto, Braies and Ampezzo Dolomites, in the Eastern Alps, which give the valley a unique beauty in the world. Among the most famous mountains are the Tofane to the west, the Pomagagnon to the north, the Cristallo to the north-east, the Faloria and the Sorapiss to the east, the Becco di Mezzodì, the Croda da Lago and the Nuvolau group to the south.
In Cortina d'Ampezzo, in Andrea Ghedina's small and charming pastry shop, first the sense of smell and then the sight are immediately conquered by the irresistible scent and the great variety of freshly baked biscuits, pastries and homemade cakes.
Pasticceria Ghedina has been one of the main reference points in Cadore for thirty years now, and is considered a corner of goodness for the eyes and the palate!