The 18-peak mountain range offers a breathtaking landscape that’s just as pristine as its sparsely populated green valleys. The UNESCO World Heritage Site straddles the Italy-Austria border, which makes for an interesting mix of cultures. This is a German-speaking region of Italy where you’ll discover quaint hütte (“huts”), medieval castles and vineyards.
We can keep listing the reasons why the Dolomites is worth a visit, but we’ll let @sassychris1’s dream-like photo below convince you. It was the most popular post on @ForbesTravelGuide last month. To see the top photos, scroll below.
1. Dolomites, Italy
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