Italy’s Dolomite Mountains are breathtaking anytime of the year. But given the size of the Dolomite range (think: 18 peaks that cover over 350,000 acres) and the dramatically different seasons, it can be tough to figure out exactly where and when to go. Classic towns like Cortina d’Ampezzo, Madonna di Campiglio, and Merano are favorites among visitors, with good reason. In the 1800s, towns in the Dolomites were well-known summer destinations for the European aristocracy. It was only at the beginning of the 1900s when the Dolomites were introduced to skiing. After being established for its world-class slopes and winter beauty, these towns quickly became some of the most exclusive ski resort in the Alps. We’re giving you our ten favorite spots to spend some time at in this UNESCO World Heritage site.