Lake Misurina, Auronzo di Cadore

Lake Misurina (Italian: Lago di Misurina; Cadorino dialect: Lago de Meśorìna) is the largest natural lake of the Cadore and it is 1,754 m above sea level, near Auronzo di Cadore (Belluno). The lake's perimeter is 2.6 km long, while the maximum depth is 5 m.

Near the lake there are about ten hotels with accommodation for around 500 people.

The particular climatic characteristics of the area around the lake, make particularly good air for those who have respiratory diseases. Near the lake is the only center in Italy for the care of childhood asthma.

The lake was the theme of a famous song by Claudio Baglioni. Lake Misurina is also the theme of the theatrical representation of the Longane di Lozzo.

Lake Misurina is where the speed skating events were held during the 1956 Winter Olympics of Cortina d'Ampezzo – the last time Olympic speed skating events were held on natural ice.

Misurina lies on the route of the Dolomites Gold Cup Race.
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  • Lago di Misurina is absolutely my favorite lake in the Dolomites. It is particularly stunning early in the morning when the light brings out the craggy contours of the Sorapis south of the lake, and.....  more »
  • Spectacular views of the lakes with the majestic mountains as a backdrop. I could spend all day here just chilling by the lake. We were there preseason so now of the ski lifts were working  more »
  • Highly recommended for a visit
  • Lovely spot to just sit and marvel at the beauty of Dolomites. Lake itself is quite largish with a side backdrop of the Tre Cime mountains. We ended up spending quite some time here. Plenty of parking, plenty of shops nearby. Word of caution: Keep a check on your belongings.
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