Calalzo di Cadore is a municipality of 2,400 inhabitants of the province of Belluno, in the region of Veneto (Italy
). The name Calalzo derives from the Latin altus callis, "high place." The geographical name "di Cadore" was added by Presidential Decree on 30 June 1959.Calalzo lies within the Cadore Dolomites. The Dolomites are a range of limestone mountains in northeastern Italy. Nearby is a Lake, called Lake Calalzo, which is 12 kilometres (7 mi) long.
Calalzo is the terminus of the Calalzo–Padua railway. From the station square, a bus service run by Dolomitibus serves Cortina d'Ampezzo, Auronzo, Santo Stefano di Comelico, and Sappada.Calalzo is home to a cycling path lying on the old railway line Calalzo-Cortina, built in 1915 to move supplies during the World
War I. It became a tourist path in 1930 and was suppressed in 1967. Today it extends from Calalzo to Dobbiaco. During the year 2004 it was asphalted and generally improved with better lighting in the tunnels.