Born as coral reefs 250 million years ago, today they soar skywards proud and confident as white towers of rock.
These three peaks, the most famous feature of Dolomites towering independent of the surrounding mountains are a playground for intrepid climbers.
This Dolomite massif forms a backdrop to Bolzano's townscape; it is the site of King Laurin's mythical Rose Garden and glows crimson in the sunset.
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