Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Cortina d'Ampezzo is a town and comune in the southern (Dolomitic) Alps located in Veneto, a region in Northern Italy. Located in the heart of the Dolomites. It enjoys a reputation for great skiing in winter and in the summer attracts hikers and climbers who challenge the rocky faces of the near by mountains. This chic Venetian town also caters to the high society crowd, offering many year-round social activities,shopping and fine dining.