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The Dolomites - Private Tour with Return Transfers from Venice

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Key Highlights

  • Spend a day amidst the stunning scenery of the Dolomites, on a tour from Venice
  • Explore picturesque landscapes, through snowy mountains and lost trails
  • Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle accompanied by a knowledgeable and friendly guide
  • Admire the Misurina Lake, the biggest in the Cadore region
  • Experience the surreal beauty of Cortina, the pearl of the Dolomites, a true paradise for nature lovers
  • This is a small group tour which makes for an intimate yet sociable experience
  • Overview

    This is a private tour. The itinerary can be adapted to suit your requirements and allows you to interact closely with your guide for an in-depth discovery the Dolomites.

    Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Dolomites, arguably Europe’s most beautiful mountain range. The soaring snow-covered peaks, the deep valleys of pine and the emerald green lakes are a wonderful compliment to the man-made beauty of Venice. From the Tre Cime Di Laveredo, enjoy what is considered the best view of the Dolomites. A visit to the ski resort of Cortina is also included in this tour.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Nov - 05 Jan: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
    06 Jan - 31 Jan: Saturday
    01 Feb - 31 Mar: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

    Duration

    9 hours

    Start time

    9:00am

    15 Nov 18 to 31 Oct 19 : 8:00am

    Meeting Point

    The tour picks up from the water bus station on the Tronchetto (pier) port of Venice.
    Your guide will be waiting holding a sign, "Dolomites Day Tour".

    So, there's no rush, please arrive at the start point at least 15 minutes early so as to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour returns to the original point of departure

    Itinerary

    This private tour departs from Tronchetto at 9:00am. You will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle accompanied by a guide.

    Your guide will provide you with an intimate experience of Italy's most beautiful mountain range. The itinerary features scenic back-roads with plenty of photo-stops for all the different photographic opportunities these mountains afford.

    Start with a stop at the birthplace of Titian and be truly amazed by the contrast between nearby Venice and the snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites as you stop at Lake Misurina surrounded by the towering peaks.

    Travel along the stunning mountain roads on your way to Tre Cime di Lavaredo where upon arrival you will walk through a pedestrian path amidst picturesque green pastures and rocky mountain ranges.

    Next, you will stop in an idyllic off-the-beaten-track location to enjoy a packed lunch of local delicacies (Not included in the tour cost, can be bought on the day).

    In the afternoon, you will visit to the cosmopolitan ski resort of Cortina. We will see the old Olympic Ski jump and admire the setting of the Dolomites most famous town before making our way back to Venice.

    The tour ends at the original point of departure at around 6:00pm.

    From 15 Nov 18 to Mar 19 (Itinerary with some changes),

    Start your tour from Venice, to visit Cortina, where you will get enough time to see through the city. Make your way to Braies Lake, also known as “Pearl among the Dolomites lakes”. Witness the beautiful sight from one of the coffee shops by the lake while drinking a hot chocolate. Next, you will visit San Candido where you can taste local cheese, Canederli dumpling, cakes and all.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Private Mercedes vehicle or similar make
    • Guide available in English, German, french, Spanish & Italian languages
    • Entrance Fees to the Tre Cime Di Lavaredo Toll Road to arrive at 7,500 ft above sea-level

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up & drop off
    • Lunch
  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

    Private water taxi from hotel Venice Island to Piazzale Roma: Starting from 75 Euro. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Infant seats are available on special request if advised at the time of booking. Since 23 Nov 18 till 6 Jan 19, witness San Candido Christmas market.

    Additional info

    You are advised to book well in advance of your travel date.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. The exact pick up point will be confirmed when the tour request has been confirmed.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Dolomites

      The driver was streng، he was not friendly We were not carrying cash money and he didn't tell us that the restaurant doesn't accept credit card. When we told him that we need...

      Nuzha Alghamdi, Saudi Arabia, 09/Dec/2016
    • A Wonderful Day. A highlight of our holiday.

      A most enjoyable day in the Dolomites with Giovanni, our great guide for the day. His enthusiasm and knowledge of this beautiful area was outstanding. A highlight of our entire...

      Dianne Jones, Australia, 11/Sep/2016
    • great tour after a misunderstanding of what we wanted from a private tour guide

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      Victor Holcomb, United States, 16/Aug/2016