It is easy to fall in love with the Veneto Dolomites, with the nature, art, wine and gastronomy that these mountains offer visitors. A new Lonely Planet guide presented at Milan's BIT fair is dedicated to those who want to do just that. The publication - produced by the province of Belluno, the Veneto regional government and the Fondo Comuni Confinanti fund - is entitled 'Dolomiti Venete. Guida per Innamorarsi della Provincia di Belluno' (Veneto Dolomites. Guide to Falling in Love with the Province of Belluno). It sets emotions alight right from the front cover, with an iconic image of the 'Cor', the heart of Taibon Agordino. The guide was written in the colloquial language of the world famous guide series and is packed with practical information about the area's most popular destinations, as well as the lesser-known ones, for all four seasons. "The Dolomites warm the heart and those in Veneto are certainly the most beautiful, 365 days a year," said Regional Tourism Chief Federico Caner at the guide's presentation. "That's why we invite people to visit not just in winter or in summer, but also in spring, when the meadows are in flower, and in autumn, when you can admire the splendid foliage. "Veneto has many beautiful places, it has splendid mountains and we want quality tourism because the Dolomites are fragile and they must be protected". Caner said that area was looking to attract "tourists who travel in pairs, as well as people who want to experience special emotions and discover places where you can be in tranquility and enjoy nature, art, good food and wine". Province of Belluno President Roberto Padrin, expressed satisfaction. "This book is a new thing, a unique product that can promote and enhance the image of our area, not just Cortina, which is the jewel in our crown, but also other places where couples can spend unique, unforgettable days," he said. MP and Fondo Comuni Confinanti President Roger De Menech described the Veneto Dolomites as "an uncontaminated area, which has not come under major pressure in terms of tourism and is completely natural as a result". "The guide highlights extraordinary places, populated by extraordinary people and extraordinary facilities," De Menech continued. "The landscape made it possible for us to build and provide services that are at the cutting edge while respecting the environment and, at the same time, offering top quality comfort".
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