Enjoy New Year Eve in Cortina in the italian Alps
Cortina d' Ampezzo
Some of the most spectacular events staged during the Christmas and New Year holidays
are the traditional torchlight skiing processions organised in Cortina
This torchlight skiing parades set against breathtaking views of the Alps
will take place in late December 2016 and early January 2017.
(Subject to weather conditions).
The programme starts at 8.30pm when ski guides with torches descend to the town, where the parade
continues through the streets to arrive at the Piazza Largo Poste.The event ends at 10pm with a
fireworks display. On 30 December, a number of torchlight processions will be held throughout the
When the torchlight ski procession arrives, visitors can see in the New Year with free hot drinks like vin brule (mulled wine) and panettone