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Small Group Dolomites & Cortina Trip

Departing from Venice this excursion offers the best excursions to the Dolomites, Italy

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Highlights and what's included

  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Mercedes minivan or similar make
  • Entrance Fees to the Tre Cime Di Lavaredo Toll Road to arrive at 7,500 ft above sea-level
  • Maximum of 8 people per van


On our small group Venice day tours of the Dolomite mountains enjoy a memorable day exploring what many people believe to be Europe's most beautiful range of mountains. During the day we make numerous stops at scenic viewpoints, walk around lakes, visit the home town of the famous Renaissance painter Titian, spend some time in Cortina and enjoy a walk on a level terrain up in the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, from where you can enjoy a splendid view over these majestic mountain range.

The beauty of the Dolomites is in their diversity. Throughout these excursions from Venice, we make frequent photo-stops, it will feel as if you have travelled from one mountain range to another such is the stark variation in scenery. During your day, you'll be able to see glaciers in distance, soaring peaks, emerald green lakes surrounded by forests of pine and larch with reflections of the mountains mirrored on their calm waters, and typical Tyrolean villages clinging to the mountainsides.

At the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, at an altitude of 2,360m (7,500 ft), you'll enjoy a photo stop to enjoy one of the best views of the mountains, where you can gaze out across a myriad of peaks and valleys as far as the eye can see.

These excursions from Venice also include visiting the cosmopolitan Cortina and a delightful alpine village that was the birthplace of Titian. And after a fulfilling day spent in the Dolomites, sit back and relax as we return back to Venice through the ever-changing scenery of the mountains illuminated by the late afternoon sun.

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  • Lunch (optional) is not included

Meeting Point

Tronchetto, Venice, where you will find your driver-guide waiting for you next to the platform of the water-bus line nr 2 station holding a sign with the Dolomites Day Tour. This tour operates with a minimum of 4 people/maximum 8 people

Other Information

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you
  • Tre Cime di Lavaredo are open seasonally (from late May until October) and are subject to weather conditions.
    Under bad weather conditions, in case of rain or bad visibility, we offer, after the visit of Cortina a back up plan featuring the visit of a wine area, including wine tasting and including the visit ot the famous and awe-inspiring Follina abbey
  • Tour operates with a minimum of 4 participants
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Key Information

  • Prices from: 93.00
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Availability: View Calendar
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Sep 10 2018
Good mix of different landscapes, photo opportunities and time for your own exploration.
Sep 04 2018
The sites were amazing and a definite must to see!
Sep 03 2018
see above - excellent guide, beautiful vistas, lots of time in car
Aug 30 2018
The trip to mountains takes you up to the different towns with picturesque lakes and eventually going up to see the spikes of the Dolomites peaks. The surrounding areas are sites to behold.
Jul 26 2018
The trip was amazing. The Dolomites were beautiful and a great change of scenery from all the cities we had visited. I would have liked more time in Cortina, but it was enough to quickly grab a gelato!!
Jul 13 2018
We had a great time, The sights that were picked out as stops were breathtaking. My husband kept saying, "This is just like a postcard". At the stop for lunch, the pizza place recommended was very good and service was fast despite a bit of a wait (but it was a weekend). We noticed as we were nearing the end of our walk after the lunch break, that there is a ski lift giving rides to the top which we would have done if we had known about it. Not sure if the views are worth it, but ask the guide for an opinion if you are interested. It's almost unbelievable that such diverse scenery is only 1.5 - 2 hours from Venice. We would definitely do this again.
Jul 07 2018
This was an amazing experience!
Booking online = Easy.
Finding our guide at the pick up spot = Easy.
Service/help = Friendly.
Our tour guide = Charming, friendly, fun, and very knowledgable.
Timing = Great balance in the van and out of the van. Perfect.
Lunch = Wonderful.
Sites visited = Perfect.
This was such a wonderful day for us!
Jul 02 2018
Guide was awesome and we enjoyed this trip a lot.
Jun 26 2018
We loved this tour. The scenery was absolutely beautiful. We loved having a picnic lunch at the lake and afterwards walking around the lake. Even though we covered a lot of ground, it never seemed like we spent much time in the car due to all of the stops along the way.
Jun 11 2018
Absolutely one of the best tours and experiences of my life!! I have traveled the world, but this experience sits at the top of the heap! After spending a few amazing days in Venice, it was a refreshing idea to step outside of the water city, and embark on a journey into the mountains. The small group was the perfect fit for a breathtaking experience and exposure to majestic sights I could not have imagined.

I’ll leep this simple. If you come to Venice, it is a MUST DO to take a few hours to explore the Dolomite Mountains. You will not regret one moment of it.
Jun 11 2018
Our driver Luca was on time and very friendly. We saw amazing scenery with many photo opportunities. One of my favorite days of our 2 week trip.
May 27 2018
The beauty of the Dolomites was breathtaking, and the different stops to take pictures, to have lunch, to explore and shop a bit in Cortina all added to the experience...
Apr 17 2018
Great places to visit. Great time!
Apr 15 2018
Enjoyed the tour but as it was bad weather only saw the mountains for about 10 mins! Not the company's fault obviously. Nice clean minibus.
Apr 11 2018
Writen everything in above comment.
Apr 05 2018
Very enjoyable day tour with Lorenzo.
Mar 18 2018
Brilliant Day Good Trip .
Jan 09 2018
The tour was amazing and breathtaking!
Dec 25 2017
We will go there again in summer and it was still magical in winter!
Nov 17 2017
see above comments regarding Dolomiti tour
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