Originally inspired by the Art Nouveau movement that characterizes its architecture, Cristallo, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa overlooks the storied mountain village of Cortina d’Ampezzo. Nestled within the soaring peaks of the dramatic Dolomites range, reminiscent of a jewelled coronet, the resort is surrounded by alpine valleys and offers a venerable array of pastimes through its seamless adaptation between winter and summer seasons. A notable rendezvous for Italian high society, Cristallo’s alluring service and enchanting cultural heritage have endured for over a century. Levels of comfort and courtesy convey the hotel’s innate gracious Italian hospitality that filters through every aspect of its legacy. Perched on a mountaintop, the distinctive Cristallo is the crowning glory of the captivating d’Ampezzo valley. Originally opened in 1901, the resort is set within a timeless landscape that embraces the unrivalled natural environs and impressive mountain vistas. With a wealth of transformative experiences and seasonally defined activities, Cristallo offers myriad ways to discover the compelling Dolomites. Its eminent position casts a rare perspective from which guests will encounter insightful and authentic journeys.Just two hours from Venice airport and Innsbruck, Cortina came to the fore as the host of the 1956 Winter Olympics and remains a draw for prosperous snow and sun seekers alike. Exuding genuine charm, where cobbled streets meet charismatic fin de siècle architecture, the town gained prominence as a filmic location during the golden age of cinema. The historic church bells reverberate across the landscape, renowned for exhilarating ski trails and exceptional mountain walks, as well as, world class retail and dining. Lined with Italian designer boutiques and traditional eateries, the innately sophisticated Corso Italia sets the scene for atmospheric evening “passeggiata” within Italy’s prime mountain destination.