Cortina Winter Polo Gold Cup 2013

From 16 February 2013 to 23 February 2013

A Great sporting event in Cortina 2013! Discover one of the most traditional Cortina d'Ampezzo events, for over twenty years the Cortina Winter Polo Audi Gold Cup involves athletes from around the world in a competition of the highest technical level.

From 16 to 23 February Cortina Winter Polo 2013 will present a full program that combines the races in the beautiful location of Flames in the centre of Cortina, events of glamour and worldliness that has always characterized the great pearl of the Dolomites.

Cortina d'Ampezzo winter polo has become a real must. The Cortina Winter Polo Audi event attracts thousands of tourists and fans every year, presented here in mid-winter with horses and athletes who must compete on snow and ice.

Traditionally the Cortina Winter Polo Cup has taken place in one of the most celebrated landscapes of the Ampezzo Dolomites, Lake Misurina, but this year the Cortina Snow Polo 2013 will move to the nearby area of Flames, a charming town just a few kilometres from the centre of Cortina which is well known to skiing fans and home to numerous horse shows during the summer. Moving polo Cortina 2013 from Misurina to Flames was necessary due to the thinness of the surface of the lake, which has not reached a sufficient thickness to ensure the safety and performance of the competition.

After the insertion of Cortina d'Ampezzo in the World Polo Tour, the Cortina Winter Polo Audi Gold Cup has gained a leading role in the international scene, contending for the title of 'top event' only with the famous tournament in St. Moritz in Switzerland.

A perfect combination between glamour, sports, hospitality and excellence - not to mention the unique events that animate this original combination of Cortina and winter polo which attracts more and more curious onlookers every year to witness one of the Cortina top events. Cortina Winter Polo on Snow allows one to get in touch with the sparkling atmosphere of this unique Dolomites resort, where charm, sophistication and winter sports are combined with all the comfort and relaxation offered by luxury hotels in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Take part in one of the most unique events in Cortina Italy 2013 and use this to give you a few days immersed in the magical scenery of Cortina and the Dolomites!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff