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The Dolomites - Small Group Tour from Venice

  • When does it run?

    01 Apr  - 31 Oct : Daily
    1 Nov - 19 Dec: Mon, Wed, Sat
    20 Dec - 5 Jan:  Mon to Sat
    7 Jan - 31 Jan: Mon and Sat
    1 Feb - 31 March: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

  • Start time

    8:00am

  • Duration
    9 hours
Inclusions
  • English-speaking driver-cum-guide
  • Entrance Fees to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo
  • Air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (0+)

Key Highlights

  • 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
  • Spend a day amidst the stunning scenery of the Dolomites
  • Explore the beautiful Braies Lake, and San Candido (Nov-Mar)
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

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-May). A visit to the ski resort of Cortina is also included in this tour.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Apr  - 31 Oct : Daily
    1 Nov - 19 Dec: Mon, Wed, Sat
    20 Dec - 5 Jan:  Mon to Sat
    7 Jan - 31 Jan: Mon and Sat
    1 Feb - 31 March: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    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 Piazzale Roma

Itinerary

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

    Your driver/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.take off as we do not stop any longer.

    Continue your tour with stops  at lake santa Croce (take off) Lake Misurina surrounded by the towering peaks. Enjoy an optional 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 5:00pm.

    From 15 Nov 1 and until te Tre cime di Lavaredo will re-open ( generally on the third week of May )

    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 one among the most beautiful villages in Val Pusteria , right at the border with Austria

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • English-speaking driver-cum-guide
  • Entrance Fees to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo
  • Air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Lunch

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

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.

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.
    Harold Roussell, 03/31/2017
  • FONNIS YIN, Singapore 11/13/2016
  • Lori Galin, United States 09/20/2016