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Itinerary

Make your way to the central Venice meeting point, where you'll hop aboard a comfortable minivan with your small group of just eight people. With your driver/guide at the wheel, you'll be able to appreciate the scenery on the way out of the ancient city and into the Northern Italian countryside. No Italian road trip would be complete without a stop for some espresso (own expense) in the quaint village of Pieve de Cadore, known in Italian history as painter Titian's birthplace.

Move on to Lake Santa Caterina, where you'll stop for scenic views and photo ops, and Lake Misurina, known as one of the most beautiful lakes in the area. Take in the views of the dramatic peaks in the distance, called the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

Pause at a traditional Italian trattoria for lunch (own expense), followed by a guided stroll on some gentle mountain paths. This optional walk includes in-depth commentary on the environment, flora, and fauna of the area.

Depart for the chic ski resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo, where you'll have some free time to explore the village, a favorite vacation spot for wealthy Italians.

After a long day of exploring, enjoy not having to read road signs in Italian and simply settle into your seat on the trip back to Venice for drop-off.

Locations visited
Parco Regionale delle Dolomiti Friulane
Lago di Misurina
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Overview

Trade city life in Venice for the Dolomite Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Skip the headache of renting a car and focus on the scenery on this hassle-free tour, which stops at Lake Misurina, Lake Santa Caterina, and the alpine town of Cortina d'Ampezzo. With views of the impressive Tre Cime di Lavaredo peaks, this tour includes both guided and independent elements, as well as a small group of just eight people.

Highlights
  • Hassle-free Dolomites day trip from Venice includes transportation
  • Avoid the hassle of renting a car and reading Italian road signs 
  • Commentary at each stop provides details of the UNESCO-listed attractions
  • Combination of guided elements and free time is suited for different traveler types
  • Small group of just eight people allows for personalized attention and asking questions
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A Must While In Venice Area

July 14, 2018- What a fantastic day away from Venice! Met our driver at the Torchietto Stop on the vaporetto water system. We were very comfortable in a van, and we had 7 people in our group. From there we drove to our first stop...More

Thank James W
monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear James, Thank you for your comments about our say trip to the Dolomites from Venice. The mountains are one of the most stunning and picturesque areas in Italy and are definitely worth seeing so we recommend scheduling this trip if you are staying lng...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great day trip from Venice

The tour operators met us on time and we travelled in air conditioned comfort with 1 other family (6 in total in the van). It was very comfortable. We stopped at lovely little towns and scenic points along the way, before getting to Misurina for...More

1  Thank Teacher2259
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best tour yet

One of my favorite tours. It is so beautiful that words cannot really describe it. I must have taken 50 photos. Most of this tour is riding in the van so be prepared for that. It also is longer than 8 1/2 hours, more like...More

1  Thank bzberg
monica368, Direttore vendite at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bzberg, Thank you for your very good feedback! Our Small Group Dolomites and Cortina day tour from Venice is one of our best seller day tours and we are glad that the tour meet you expectations and you had a great day with us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful Scenery

We had an amazing trip! Our guide Luca was extremely informative and showed us so many amazing sites and shared fascinating facts about the areas we saw. Luca offered to take pictures of us at different locations which he didn't have to do. Overall, the...More

Thank Lynette M
monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lynette, Thank you for your positive 5-star feedback about our small group tour to the Dolomites from Venice. We are very happy to read it was an amazing experience for you and we will certainly forward your comments to our driver-guide Luca. The scenery...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile
Amazing trip

The trip to the Italian Alps is a must do if you have time in Venice.. the drive takes 2 hours each way but with multiple stops at amazing Italian villages. The views are just amazing and the lunch had the best italian offerings ..the...More

2  Thank Mohammed O
monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Mohammed, Thank you for your positive feedback about our Small group tour to the Dolomites - we are glad you enjoyed it. It is definitely recommended to anyone who wishes to enjoy beautiful scenery and stay away from the busy tourist season in Venice....More

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Response from arun j | Reviewed this property |
Not to worry. It is very comfortable
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10 August 2018|
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Yes however I am in agreement with the others. Make sure of car seat and also we are quite a bit in the car. We do take breaks outside of car as well and are able to walk a bit.
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