Venice with its beautiful historical monuments

Skisafari & Dolce Vita Experience

A romantic vacation amidst culture and skiing.

View of the Alpine peaks of northern Italy
  • Destination Venice - Dolomites - Verona
  • Level of difficulty intermediate
  • Duration 11 nights/12 days
  • Guided & Self-guided trip
  • Departure dates December - March
Day 1

Arrival in Venice

As you arrive in Venice, the transfer by the lagoon to enter the city will leave you mesmerized by the sheer beauty of this city. It will be truly romantic to wander aimlessly through the labyrinthine “calli” (narrow alleys) of Venice uncovering hidden treasures like the picturesque bridges, the charming "campi" (squares), and the captivating Venetian architecture.

The streets of Venice where instead of asphalt there is water
Day 2

Guided tour in Venice City

Embark on a guided journey to uncover the true spirit of Venice as you visit its renowned landmarks like St. Mark's Square, the Basilica, and the Rialto Bridge. Immerse yourself in this extraordinary city's enchanting heritage and fascinating culture, meandering through its alleys to uncover hidden treasures and catch a glimpse of the local way of life.

Aerial overview of the city of Venice
Day 3

Murano & Burano – self-guided (guided tour on request)

After a short ride on the traditional Venetian waterbus "Vaporetto," you arrive at Murano, known worldwide for its exquisite glassmaking tradition that dates back to the 13th century. You will visit one of the famous glassworks factories, where skilled artisans use ancient techniques to create stunning glass masterpieces. In the afternoon, you hop on a boat and visit the island of Burano, famous for its delicate lacework and colorful houses. Once your day of exploration comes to an end, you return to Venice to bask in the city's nighttime splendor.

The cities of northern Italy are a priceless heritage of culture and tradition
Day 4

Dolomites

Escape the hustle and bustle of Venice by taking a private water taxi transfer to meet your van driver, who will take you on a scenic drive to the breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites. Explore the biggest connected ski resort in the world and enjoy a day of skiing amidst the stunning natural beauty of the Dolomites. At the end of the day, unwind with a romantic candlelight dinner at your hotel and soak in the serene atmosphere of this unique destination.

The unmistakable peaks of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Day 5

Ski Safari in the Dolomites

The ski safari is a unique experience that involves skiing through the Dolomites' most spectacular slopes while enjoying the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. You will explore the Dolomites' vast ski terrain, including some of the 12 different ski resorts with over 1.220 Km of slopes. At the end of each day, you will retire to your cozy accommodations, where you can relax and rejuvenate for the next day's adventure.
With its stunning natural beauty and world-class skiing opportunities, the Dolomites ski safari is a must-do for any skiing enthusiast.

Descent on skis from Lagazuoi towards Alta Badia
Day 6

Skiing in Alta Badia

Skiing in Alta Badia is an unforgettable experience that every winter sports enthusiast should try at least once. Located in the heart of the Dolomites, Alta Badia is a world-renowned skiing destination that offers 130 km of perfectly groomed slopes, breathtaking panoramic views, and a wide range of winter activities.

Skiing on the always perfect slopes of Alta Badia
Day 7

Santa Croce Ski Tour

The Santa Croce Ski Tour is breathtaking, it offers a unique skiing experience, taking you through some of the most stunning natural scenery in the Dolomites. The tour covers 15 km of slopes, including the famous Gran Risa slope, and offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. One of the tour's highlights is skiing to the Hospice Santa Croce, located under the imposing mountain of Santa Croce.

The sanctuary of Santa Croce with the adjacent refuge
Day 8

Sellaronda

Skiing the famous Sellaronda is an unforgettable experience for any ski enthusiast. The Sellaronda is a ski circuit that spans four mountain passes and connects the ski resorts of Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Arabba, and Val di Fassa in the Italian Dolomites. The circuit covers 40 kilometers of slopes and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, including the majestic Sella massif.

Scenic Passo Pordoi: A Gateway to Breathtaking Dolomite Views
Day 9

Visit the romantic city of Romeo & Juliet

Verona is the eternal city of love, romance, and beauty. One of the oldest and richest cities in Italy. Steeped in history yet vibrantly contemporary, Verona boasts a rich culture, history, music, food, and wine.

The Roman amphitheater of Verona
Day 10

Verona

You will visit some of the most significant places in the city: Juliet's house, the famous balcony where Romeo is said to have pledged his eternal love, and the Arena of Verona, an extraordinarily well-preserved Roman amphitheater that still hosts concerts and theatrical performances today. Don't leave Verona without trying the famous risotto all'Amarone, prepared with the celebrated local wine.

Historical building
Day 11

Take a transfer to Venice Airport for your departure flight

Alternatively, you can extend your honeymoon trip and travel to Milan, one of Italy's most fashionable and cosmopolitan cities.

Duomo of Milan by night
Alta Badia with the Val Mezdì in the Sella group

Additional information

Please note: that all guided tours may be subject to changes, depending on:

  • weather conditions
  • the physical condition of each participant
  • the physical condition and ability of each participant
  • equipment and clothing unsuitable for the excursion (e.g. sneakers instead of mountain boots, clothing not suited to the weather conditions...)
  • the itinerary doesn’t include any travel or health insurance

Services on request

  • in-out private airport transfers,
  • holiday extensions,
  • helicopter flights over the Dolomites
  • dinners at special locations
BESPOKE TRIP - COST ON REQUEST

Please note: in the high season periods, like Christmas/New Year’s Eve, end of January to mid-March, the cost can rise between 6 – 12% of the given cost.