|Regions in Italy Veneto Province Belluno : Comune Livinallongo del Col di Lana|
Livinallongo del Col di Lana
Province of Belluno, Veneto, Italy
The commune is situated in the valley of the Cordevole river, below the steep, snowy cliffs of the eastern Alps, and is formed of 29 hamlets.
It is a fine winter and summer resort, with views of astounding beauty over Mount Civetta (3218 m), Pelmo (3168 m), Marmolada (3342 m) and the Sella Group with the pyramid-shaped summit of Mount Boé (3151 m). The population speaks a Ladin language, and the area is renowned for the production of exquisite cheeses, such as the Renaz, Cherz and Fodòm. The skiing facilities and many of the hotels are located in the mountain locality called Arabba.
Altitude: 1645 m a.s.l -- Population: ca. 1400 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 32020 -- Phone Area Code: 0436 -- GPS Coordinates: -- Useful Links: official website of the Comune of Livinallongo del Col di Lana
Livinallongo includes the following Frazioni & Localities: Alfauro, Agai, Andraz, Arabba, Brenta, Castello, Cernadoi, Cherz, Contrin, Collaz, Corte, Davedino, Larzonei, Livinè, Ornella, Palla, Pallua, Pieve di Livinallongo (with the municipal seat), Renaz, Ruaz, Roncat, Salesei, Sottinghiazza, Soraruaz, Sottil, Vallazza, Varda, Visinè di Là, Visinè di Qua
First mentioned as Buchenstein Livinallongo in 1027, in a donation by Emperor Conrad II to the Bishop of Bressanone. It belonged to Austria until the end of the First World War. The Col di Lana was war theatre until November 1917, the over 8,000 Italian soldiers who died here gave it the name of "Col di Sangue".
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