Alpen Hotel Corona Sport and Wellness has its origins in 1806, when Antonio Rizzi (1776-1848), an authentic tourism pioneer in Val di Fassa, Ladin valley of the Dolomites, rich in minerals, landscapes of extreme rarity and beauty, He decided, thinking ahead to further exploit their land. Then bought land ownership mistaking him with a load of minerals and fossils that carried personally with the help of seven oxen to Innsbruck The name he chose for his house was to Osteria alla Corona d'Oro, where one another over time distinguished guests including the Empress Elisabeth (better known as Sissi) and the then British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Excellent point of arrival for the coaches of tourists from Bolzano via the Carezza Pass and leaving for the Sella-Val Gardena pass and the Pordoi-Cortina. Among the descendants who took turns in running the hotel, some stood out as excellent alpine guides, others devoted themselves to the renewal of the same, but a major figure fu' Gustavo Rizzi, who renovated it and change the name into Parc Hotel Corona . He also actively contributed to the development of the country. Thus, after having married Linda, the daughter of the famous painter Fassan Francesco Rizzi, he realized one of the first chair of the Dolomite valleys, that of the Rosengarten.