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The Dolomites - Small Group Tour from Venice

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Key Highlights

  • Spend a day amidst the stunning scenery of the Dolomites
  • This is a small group tour which makes for an intimate yet sociable experience
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide and conducted in a minivan
  • Explore the beautiful Braies Lake, and San Candido (Nov-Mar)
  • Overview

    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. The tour includes visit to the picturesque Braies Lake, and San Candido (Nov-Mar). A visit to the ski resort of Cortina is also included in this tour.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    1 Nov 18 - 20 Dec 18: Mon, Wed, Sat
    21 Dec 18 - 5 Jan 19: Mon to Sat
    7 Jan 19 - 31 Mar 19: Mon, Wed, Sat

    Duration

    9 hours

    Start time

    09:00am

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

    Meeting Point

    The meeting point for the tour is "TRONCHETTO" WATERBUS STATION OF WATER-BUS LINE NUMBER - 2. Your guide will be waiting outside holding a sign for the “Original 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 departure point

    Itinerary

    Travelling in an air-conditioned vehicle from the meeting point and accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will set out from Venice into the stunning beauty of the Dolomites.

    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 great photographic opportunities.

    Take a brief pit stop in the village of Pieve de Cadore where you may enjoy your tea or coffee (direct payable), known as the birthplace of Renaissance painter Titian.

    Continue your tour with stops at Lake Santa Catarina and Lake Misurina surrounded by the towering peaks. Enjoy a packed lunch (direct payable) at a local trattoria in an idyllic off-the-beaten-track location.

    Spend some quality time strolling in the pedestrian path amidst the green pastures and lofty mountains in Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

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

    The tour returns to Tronchetto, Venice 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

    • English-speaking driver-cum-guide
    • Entrance Fees to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo
    • Air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle

    Exclusions

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

    Please call the local activity operator at least a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details. Please feel free to contact them anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm from Monday to Saturday.

    This is a small group tour and operates with a maximum 8 passengers. There should be minimum 5 passengers for guaranteed departure. If this number is not met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

    Your tour guide will be holding a sign/placard with the name of the tour written on it.

    Tre Cime di Lavaredo are open seasonally (from late May until October) and are subject to weather conditions. 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

    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.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Enjoyable vistas and photo opportunities.

      Marco our driver was great and knew I wanted to stop for photos and he gave me great opportunities. The recommendation for lunch was excellent. We had a great time with small...

      Harold Roussell, , 31/Mar/2017
    • Marco was a great tour guide. He kept everyone entertained and this is one of the best tour I have been on. Thank you!...

      FONNIS YIN, Singapore, 13/Nov/2016
    • Although it was an over cast day, the majesty of the Dolomites shined through. The quaint Austrian styled villages, pristine and emarald colored lakes , and wind and water...

      Lori Galin, United States, 20/Sep/2016
    • Out of this world - stunning part of Italy

      Catherine Carnie, United Kingdom, 29/Sep/2018
    • This was a clean and easy purchase! Thanks isango!

      Avinash Talkad, Netherlands, 31/Aug/2018
    • Customer service is experienced and helpful.

      Deborah Ip, United Kingdom, 24/Jun/2018