Due to the breath-taking view of the Three Peaks, Dobbiaco (1,256 m) is also called the Door to the Dolomites.
Toblach is located very close to the renowned peaks of the Dolomites. The village in Alta Pusteria does not only offer a healthy climate and many sports options in summer and winter. The cultural variety with the Gustav Mahler Music Weeks, the living traditions and the Santa Maria Pilgrimage site are also very big
Nordic Arena in Toblach offers perfectly groomed courses, traditional huts, comfortable snow-shoe hikes, romantic outings on horse-drawn sleighs to the Dobbiaco Lake, accessible hiking paths also in winter - the village of the Three Peaks really has a lot to offer.
• 37th Pusteria/Pustertal Valley Ski Marathon
• 11th Dolomiti Balloon festival
• 36th Cross-country skiing race Dobbiaco-Cortina
• Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival
• 37th Dobbiaco Night Run on 14/08/2013
Norway's Marit Bjørgen was untouchable today in the 10 km classic individual start in Toblach, Italy. She led at both intermediate check points.
The 8th edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski with performance by Craft Sportswear came to a close leaving many with great memories from the seven days of competition. For this Tour de Ski, it was one of many firsts.
Therese Johaug of Norway has won her first Tour de Ski and become the first Norwegian woman to do so. She started the day 23 seconds behind teammate Astrid Jacobsen and in the end led a trio of Norwegian ladies on the podium. Heidi Weng held off a late charge from Finland's Krista Lahteenmaki to take third.
Therese Johaug of Norway has always dominated the final climb up Alpe Cermis to end the Tour de Ski, but today one day before that final climb she put in another dominant performance in the 5 km classic in Val di Fiemme.
From worldofxc.com The long stage from Cortina to Toblach in the men’s class is the premiere stage of the Tour de Ski – with more than 30 kilometers of skating on an A-to-B course, this stage can shake up the overall standings considerably like it did in earlier years – see the 2013, 2012 and 2011 analysis here. In the women’s class we will also have a very interesting pursuit race – although the women will “only” ski a 15 km race on a 5 km course which is skied 3 times.
From sportsnews.bz After the opening two stages in Oberhof, Germany and the next two in Lenzerheide, Switzerland the Tour de Ski - the hardest cross-country stage race in the world- has arrived in the South Tyrol region.