Accessible Dolomites: a new training course coming soon

The Foundation and the Accademia della Montagna are offering a new training opportunity

for Alpine guides and instructors in

Maniago on 9 and 10 June

The UNESCO Dolomites are a natural heritage site like no other on the planet; their value is universal and their outstanding natural beauty conveys deep emotions to whoever is lucky enough to experience it.

Making the Dolomites more accessible. Heritage for everyone” is the new project sponsored by the Foundation over the summer, involving associations which work with the disabled, athletes and social inclusion experts throughout the territory to make the UNESCO Dolomites accessible to all. The project, a concrete step towards implementing one of the most important objectives of the Overall Management Strategy, has met with the favour of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, which has become a partner.

The training courses

The first course for skiing instructors has just come to an end. It was held on 29 and 30 March in Falcade (BL), with 22 instructors taking part from all the provinces and regions of the UNESCO Dolomites.


The next course, which will take place in Maniago (PN) on 9 and 10 June 2017, is entitled Accompanying people with sensory-motor disabilities and autism spectrum disorder in the mountains’ and is being organised for Alpine guides and instructors


The courses are free of charge and participants will be provided with meals.

The maximum number of participants for each course is 30.

The lessons will be held in Italian.

Participants will receive a certificate of participation.