Incredible view of the Dolomites from the Venice Lagoon

The Unesco Treasures: Venice & Dolomites

Explore Venice, the world's most romantic city. Marvel at the beauty of the Italian Alps' dramatic mountains and fairy-tale towns.

The colourful houses of Burano, Venice, Italy
  • Destination Venice and the Dolomites
  • Difficulty Level easy/intermediate
  • Duration 8 days/ 7 nights
  • Guided / Self guided Trip
  • Departures dates 2 and 16 Jun, 7 and 21 Jul, 8-15-22-29 Sept. 2024
Day 1

Arrive in Venice

Upon arrival at Venice Airport, take a public boat transfer to reach your hotel in Venice City—opt for a private boat taxi, available upon request. After checking in, indulge in a romantic afternoon and evening, immersing yourself in the charm of this captivating city.

Enjoy the amenities of your 3-star hotel in Venice.

Venice water taxi italy
Day 2

Guided sightseeing tour in Venice City

Enjoy your Venice experience with a full 3-hour guided tour that includes iconic landmarks such as St. Mark's Square, the Basilica, the Castello area, and the Rialto Bridge. After your visit, savor a relaxing afternoon strolling through the fascinating "calli," which will allow you to discover the city at your own pace.

You can extend your exploration by opting for additional experiences, such as a visit to the Guggenheim Museum or the National Archaeological Museum. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Venice with a cooking class led by a respected Italian chef. For more options and personalized recommendations, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Savor the comfort of your stay at our 3-star hotel in Venice, where the day begins with an included breakfast to enhance your mornings

Gondola rialto bridge venice kalisa veer
Day 3

Murano Glass Factory Exploration – Self-Guided (guided tour upon request)

Discover the rich history and artistry of Murano, a captivating island in Venice renowned for its glassmaking legacy dating back to the 13th century. Originally established as a precaution against fires, Murano is now home to master glassblowers who craft exquisite pieces, from delicate sculptures to breathtaking chandeliers, using time-honored techniques passed down through generations. Immerse yourself in the world of glassmaking by exploring numerous factories, witnessing live demonstrations, and acquiring your own one-of-a-kind glass souvenirs. Murano's artistic allure extends beyond its glass heritage, with picturesque canals, charming streets, and an authentic Venetian atmosphere awaiting exploration.

For another delightful excursion, set out to a vibrant island in the Venetian Lagoon celebrated for its lively-hued houses, enduring lace-making tradition, and delectable seafood cuisine. This charming destination promises to captivate you with its unique beauty and rich cultural heritage.

Enjoy your stay at a 3-star hotel in Venice with breakfast included.

Murano Glass Factory, Venice
Day 4

Unesco Dolomites

Following breakfast, embark on a public bus transfer to the Dolomites—opt for a private water taxi and van taxi transfer, available upon request. Upon reaching the Dolomites, settle into your charming family-run boutique hotel. Depending on your arrival time, consider meeting with an InfoDolomites representative for a warm welcome drink and a brief orientation. Afterwards, take a moment to unwind and relax, or seize the opportunity to embark on a delightful short hike in the picturesque surroundings.

An important note for your Dolomites adventure: Please be aware that all guided tours are subject to potential changes based on various factors, including weather conditions and the physical condition of each participant. Additionally, if your equipment and clothing fall short for the excursion—such as opting for sneakers over rugged mountain boots or wearing unsuitable attire for the weather—the guide may choose to cancel the Via Ferrata day, and no cost reimbursement will be provided.

Family run Boutique Hotel in Val Badia - with breakfast

Puez Odle surrounded by beautiful dolomite mountains
Day 5

Explore the Dolomites by bike – guided tour

Embarking on a mountain bike or e-bike adventure in Val Badia promises the perfect fusion of excitement, scenic splendor, and the sheer delight of effortless pedaling. The gentle slopes, well-maintained paths, and breathtaking landscapes of this Italian Dolomites region cater to riders of all skill levels. As you set out on your e-bike, the charm of Val Badia unfolds before you. Bike paths wind through verdant meadows, quaint villages, and enchanting forests, allowing you to absorb the tranquil surroundings at a leisurely pace. The electric assistance from your bike ensures conquering occasional uphill stretches is a breeze, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the joy of the ride and the awe-inspiring vistas.

Cap off your day with a Ladin dinner—an exquisite culinary journey through the rich traditions and flavors of the Ladin people, an ancient culture nestled in the heart of the Dolomites. Traditional Ladin recipes, passed down through generations, preserve their authentic taste and connection to the land—get ready to be pleasantly surprised.

Indulge in the comfort of a family-run Boutique Hotel in Val Badia, where your stay is complemented by a delightful breakfast, setting the perfect tone for each day of your adventure in this picturesque region.

Active Mountain Biking Adventure in the Dolomites
Day 6

Self-guided hike in our beautiful UNESCO Dolomites (guided day on request)

Discover the enchantment of Alta Badia in the Dolomites—an idyllic haven for hikers, offering breathtaking panoramic vistas, alpine meadows, and abundant wildlife. A must-explore destination for both seasoned hikers and nature aficionados seeking an unforgettable experience amidst this stunning mountain landscape. Elevate your adventure by opting for a tandem flight, providing a bird's-eye view of the Dolomites and adding an extra layer of excitement to your exploration.

Retreat to a welcoming family-run Boutique Hotel in Val Badia, where each day unfolds with a delightful breakfast, adding to the charm of your mountain getaway. Experience the perfect blend of nature and comfort as you recharge in this serene and picturesque setting.

Dolomites View from Vallon hut in Alta Badia with Stunning Panorama of Pelmo Mountain
Day 7

Guided Via Ferrata day – guided day

Craving an adrenaline rush? Embark on an exhilarating adventure with Via Ferrata—a thrilling "iron way" experience! Via Ferratas, known for their metal cables, iron pins, and footholds, have gained popularity in Europe. In the Dolomites, you'll encounter the "first ever" Via Ferrata route, established in 1880 by local mountain guides to aid their clients' ascents. These paths also played a crucial role during World War I for efficient troop movement. Dive into this historical and adrenaline-pumping journey amidst the breathtaking Dolomite landscape.

Wrap up your day at a family-run Boutique Hotel in Val Badia, where a delightful breakfast awaits each morning, adding a touch of comfort to your mountain escapade. Unwind in the cozy ambiance of your hotel, ensuring your stay is not only an adventure in the stunning surroundings but also a retreat filled with warmth and relaxation.

Climbers conquering the rock faces of the Dolomite mountains in Italy
Day 8


Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and departure, or opt to extend your stay for a few more relaxing days in the breathtaking Dolomites. Alternatively, indulge in short stays in some captivating Italian cities. For more information and personalized options, don't hesitate to reach out to us! 

Creating memories with friends in the Dolomites
Trekking to the Piani Lakes under the Three Peaks of Lavaredo, Veneto, Italy

costs included

  • Trip development & bookings

  • Trip briefing on arrival day in the Dolomites

  • 3 night accommodation at a Boutique Hotel in Venice

  • 4 night accommodation at a Family run Boutique Hotel in the Dolomites

  • Ladin dinner

  • E-bike rental for 1 day

  • Private guided city tour in Venice – 3 hours

  • Local English speaking cycling guide for 1 day

  • Local English speaking UIAGM/IFMGA professional mountain guide for 1 Via Ferrata day (guide ratio 1:4)

  • Via ferrata equipment

  • Map of the area, Italian VAT & tourist taxes

Costs NOT included

Travel insurances, in/out airport transfers on request, in/out water taxi transfers in Venice (on request), tips, drinks, lunches, dinners (except the Ladin dinner), food & beverage during the excursions, cable cars, extra personal costs at the hotels, holiday extensions, souvenirs, private expenses and anything NOT mentioned in “costs included”.

additional information

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

  • weather conditions
  • the physical condition of each participant
  • if your equipment and clothing aren't up to par for the excursion, such as choosing sneakers over rugged mountain boots or wearing unsuitable attire for the weather, the guide may decide to cancel the Via Ferrata day, and no cost reimbursement will be provided.
  • the itinerary doesn’t include any travel or health insurance

Service on request


  • cooking class
  • gondola ride
  • museum visits


  • helicopter rides over the Dolomites
  • paragliding flights
  • additional guided days for hiking, via Ferrata, cycling, or sightseeing
  • gourmet dinners
  • mountain hut overnight experience

Option to add a few more days hiking or relax days, or a few days in Verona, Venice, Padua, or other Italian cities.

With a minimum of 4 persons: € 2.890,00 per person
Single supplement on request