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The Dolomites - Tour from Venice

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a day trip amidst the stunning scenery of the Dolomites
  • Visit the village where famous Renaissance painter Titian was born
  • Get ample photo opportunities at scenic back roads
  • Take a stroll along the pedestrian path in the middle of green pastures
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Monday & Thursday


    8 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Meeting Point:The tour starts from the left hand side of Piazzale Roma, in front of Hotel Olympia in the car park area.

    Please read the below instructions carefully to help you find the meeting point.

    Arriving by Boat (Vaporetto): Take lines No.1 or No. 2 to Piazzale Roma. Go up the steps past Calatrava Bridge and on your right you will see the boats and buses ticket office. In front of you facing the bus park turn left and follow the path passing the taxis, some trees and small kiosks. At the end of the path you will see the hotel Olympia on the other side of the canal. On your left is a small car parking area which is the pick up and drop off point. Arriving by water taxi: Ask your driver to take you to Rio Novo at Piazzale Roma, disembark at “Casa di Risparmio” and walk straight up the pathway passing the WC on your right into the bus park and then turn left along the path to the small car park area.

    Arriving by water taxi: Ask your driver to take you to Rio Novo at Piazzale Roma as you get off in front of the bank “Casa di Risparmio” walk straight up the pathway passing the WC on your right into the bus park and then turn left along the path to the small car park area.

    Arriving by Foot: Please follow the indications for Piazzale Roma and then follow our instructions above.

    GPS Coordinates: 45.437322, 12.319131

    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    Piazzale Roma

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Enjoy the scenic beauty of nature on this tour. The Dolomites are a section of one of the most spectacular mountain ranges, the Alps. These huge rocky structures present an awesome sight and appear both daunting and enchanting. Passing through tunnels, enjoy a picturesque sight of valleys and canyons. Admire the scenery from the high altitude lake of Misurina and take in the view of the ‘Tre Cime di Laverdo’, the ‘Sorapis’ and ‘Marmarole’.


    This tour starts at 08:30am. You will be met by your driver on the left hand side of the Piazzale Roma. You will be driven in an air-conditioned mini bus.

    As you travel, and pass through tunnels you will glimpse beautiful canyons and valleys.

    • Your first stop would be at Cortina – ‘the pearl of the Dolomites’, where you could enjoy a quiet stroll and take pictures of the breathtaking mountains. Weather permitting you may also take the Cable car up to Faloria at 2134mt, which overlooks the entire town of Cortina and the surrounding mountains.

    • Continue your trip to the natural lake of Misurina, which is at an altitude of 1756m and admire the scenery of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo’ (the three peaks of Laverdo which are 2360m high) with more unforgettable views of the Dolomites.

    • Stop at the 'Sorapis’ and the ‘Marmarole’. Surrounded by scenery as stunning as this, photo opportunities are plentiful!

    After lunch payable direct we journey on to admire the picturesque Auronzo lake passing through enchanting mountain villages.

    You will be driven back to Venice to the Piazzale Roma, where your tour concludes.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Air-conditioned mini bus
    • English speaking driver
    • Entrance fees to the Toll road


    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • lunch
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    You are requested to reach the point of departure for the tour 15 minutes prior to the start time.

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Our driver will arrive 10 minutes before the departure of the tour and will have a sign saying the name of the tour on the windscreen of the vehicle and will also be holding an orange umbrella.

    We recommend that you print this document which has a range of information on how to reach the meeting point.

    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.
  • Reviews
    • Awesome trip

      Loved every minute. The van was perfect. There were just six people. Our driver Alberto was the best....

      Norma J Burgener
    • Day in the Dolomites

      Even with some rain and clouds we had a wonderful experience...

      Susan M Berkley
    • A great break from the Venice Crowds

      Excellent service and a perfect day. The guide (Stephano) was knowledgable and interesting. And the trip was exactly as advirtised. I'd go again and advise others to do the...

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