Dolomite Mountains and Cortina Small-Group Day Trip from Venice

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Dolomite Mountains and Cortina Small-Group Day Trip from Venice
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Escape the city and spend a day in the Dolomite Mountains on a full-day trip from Venice! With an expert driver-guide to tell you all about the region, you’ll see one of the area’s finest lake, Lake Misurina, headed up by the heart-stopping Tre Cime di Lavaredo peaks. Enjoy lunch in a traditional ‘trattoria’ (own expense), soak up the scenery on a bracing mountain walk, and then enjoy free time to explore the chic ski resort town of Cortina d’Ampezzo.

From November 15th until March 31st, join the Dolomites Day tour from Venice to visit Cortina, the picturesque Braies Lake and San Candido, one of the most beautiful South Tyrolean villages in the Dolomites.

Numbers are limited to 8 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll see the best of the Dolomites with personalized attention from your driver-guide.
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In Brief

Location:
Venice, Italy
Country:
Italy
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Small-group tour by minibus
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
All entrance fees included
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Tre Cime di Lavaredo, 32041, Auronzo di Cadore Italy

Enjoy an optional easy walk or sit at the rifugio and enjoy the view of this spectacular mountain range -

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lago di Misurina, Frazione di Auronzo di Cadore., Auronzo di Cadore Italy

Enjoy an easy walk around the lake or stop by a cafe' and enjoy the view of this magnificent lake

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ufficio Informazioni Turistiche Cortina d'Ampezzo, Corso Italia 81, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy

Enjoy some free time to wander around this picturesque and famous mountain village

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lago di Braies, 39030 Braies Italy

Enjoy an optional walk around the lake or sit down at one the cafes by the lake and take in the magnificent view ( season visit - we visit this lake when the tre Cime di Lavaredo is closed (from Nov until mid May )

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Escursioune Estiva - Sesto - San Candido, Piazza del Magistrato 1, 39038, San Candido Italy

Spend some time in this charming village close to the border with Austria . Set in beautiful Val Pusteria , it has the typical south Tirolean atmosphere ( seasonal visit - we visit San Candido when the Tre Cime di Lavaredo is closed from Nov until mid May )

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Driver-tour escort
  • Easy self-guided nature walk (optional)
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes or similar-make minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - Ufficio Informazioni Turistiche Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Entry/Admission - Lago di Braies
  • Entry/Admission - Escursioune Estiva - Sesto - San Candido

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Tronchetto, 30135 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Returns To

Piazzale Roma, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The visit to the foothills of Tre Cime di Lavaredo is seasonal (end of May to October) subject to weather conditions. When it is not possible to access it, you will spend more time in Cortina instead
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking (children who are under 36 kg/97 pounds or 150 cm/4ft 9 in,must use proper child restraints). We reserve the right to refuse infants or children if we are not notified at the time of the booking and if the car seats brought do not comply with requirements by Italian law.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This tour was such a great way to see the beautiful Dolomite mountains! It is a perfect tour to go on as a family! It makes a lot of stops so you are able to get out and take pictures and explore!
• Submitted 30 Jul 2019
Our guide, Marco was awesome. The trip was scenic and we were allowed to get down and take pictures at such spots. This trip (unlike some others) was relaxing.
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
If you have time to get out of Venice for one day, this day trip is a great option. Beautiful scenery, nice small towns, very relaxing day.
• Submitted 09 Jul 2019
We had Incredible views of snow capped mountains the entire day. The weather was beautiful, and our minivan of 8 was so lucky to have Giovanni as our guide and driver. He is so knowledgeable and interesting, with just the right balance of humor, history and facts. His guidance kept our group on time without the feeling of being too rushed. Cortina was lovely, and the lakes were equally picturesque. We had time for a leisurely lunch and extra free time at one of the lakes. The tour was well paced, and Giovanni was an excellent driver. I highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to visit the breathtaking Dolomite mountains and lakes on a day tour from Venice.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
What a great day we had we had. The views were beautiful. I can’t wait to go back and enjoy the mountains.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Worth the price of admission. We enjoyed a sunny day and generally good viewing conditions. We booked well in advance but that can be risky. If the weather on your trip date is overcast or raining there are no refunds. There were people on our trip who booked one day ahead of the tour so that is an option if you want to avoid disappointing weather.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2019
Our guide, Lorenzo, was informative, helpful, and fun. The group size was small enough (8) to get to chat and know each other a bit. Lorenzo made frequent "photo-op" stops at breath-taking spots. Well worth it.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Our tour guide, Philipo, was awesome! He spoke English very well and was patient and courteous the whole trip. He gave us ample time at each stop, even gave us recommendations! Lunch was at a great spot and the cost was reasonable. I only wish it were a clearer day, but we had an awesome time nevertheless. This was a great value!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Our guide was very helpful, filled with information. Answered all our questions, had a great sense of humor! Couldn't have asked for a better guide!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We absolutely loved this tour. We went on a spring day which was cool, but beautiful. We loved the Dolmites. Yes, you spend a lot of time in the van, but it's definitely worth it. There were many highlights, but we particularly loved a lake we went to that was still frozen over and surrounded by mountains and Cortina D'Ampezzo. We also enjoyed our lunch in San Candido, a small town in northern Italy where all the signs were in German and the restaurants serve German food. It was like being in Austria. This was the highlight of our trip to Europe. If you've already been to Venice, as we had, it is worth the trip. We and others on the tour didn't want to return to Venice.
• Submitted 02 May 2019
We loved our trip to the Dolomite Mountains and Cortina! The sheer mass of the mountains were awe inspiring, especially seeing them from a distance and getting up closer to feel the height and mass of them. Our guide had lots of information to share with us and really made the trip come to life. We had lots of opportunities to take pictures, stretch our legs, have a meal and learn more about this beautiful country.
• Submitted 25 Apr 2019
We where advised by Viator to take the People mover transporter at Tronchetta (20 mins trip to the meeting point) for a 8:00 start, however the transporter doesn’t open until 8:10 on Sundays, so we had to walk the 2.5kms to the meeting point, luckily we had left early from our motel and just made it in time. Marco our driver advised he has made this trip many many times over 8 years and was a fantastic guide and company, which made the rest of the day outstanding for us and all the other travellers.
• Submitted 10 Apr 2019
All of the sites visited were stunning and by going off season we had the dolomite mountains all to ourselves..our guide was friendly and a good driver..highly recommend
• Submitted 26 Nov 2018
We loved our day in the Dolomites with Luka! He helped to make our day fun and special. He was such a careful driver and even checked with the local police on road conditions. He worked very hard to make our day special. He did not disappoint. Viator, you offer quality service and great professional leaders.
• Submitted 13 Nov 2018
The views of the mountains were amazing. My pictures came out looking like post cards. Shopping and food was also good.
• Submitted 06 Nov 2018
We were blessed to have clear skies with some clouds so that we could witness the grandeur of these Italian Alps. The clouds would part with blue skies and then mist over in bits and pieces occasionally so that we got some wonderful views. Lunch by the lake (on our own) was a treat. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2018
Outstanding trip - well worth the time and money. The Dolomites are truly beautiful. The small group is perfect for efficiency in/out of each stop. And the number of stops are perfect for variety of scenery and town types. Our guide Giovanni was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2018
Our guide Marco, was superb. Informative withba good sense of humour. Not to mention a great drive. Its a long day, but you wont be able to stop taking pictures. Would do this trip again in a heartbeat.
• Submitted 15 Oct 2018
If you’re in Venice definitely take this day trip, the gorgeous mountains and beautiful villages are well worth it.
• Submitted 15 Oct 2018
My wife and I recently had the opportunity to take this trip from Venice to the Dolomite mountains and Cortina and we're so glad we did. The day we went. 09/24/18, was an absolutely beautiful day. The views that we saw that day were awesome, one more beautiful then the next. Our driver/tour guide, Marco, was very friendly, informative and provided just enough information without going into an overload situation. All in all, this trip was well worth the investment.
• Submitted 28 Sep 2018
Take this tour. It is another world in the mountains. I wish we had days to spend there. Drier was great and the tour was smooth. No lines, no crowds.
• Submitted 24 Sep 2018
This was another fantastic tour. Once again the tour guide knew so much about the area and about the history of the area, which made the whole tour very interesting. the Sites were as beautiful as the pictures.
• Submitted 20 Sep 2018
This was well worth the money. I would just suggest you get to spend more time in some of the towns.
• Submitted 17 Sep 2018
Amazing trip,....
• Submitted 14 Sep 2018

In Brief

Location:
Venice, Italy
Country:
Italy
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Small-group tour by minibus
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
All entrance fees included
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

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