This trip will show you how paradise on earth looks like.
The Italian Dolomites range is a breathtaking, unbelievably beautiful region is northeastern Italy.
Affiliated to the Alps Range, the Dolomites rule the area with their pointed, rocky peaks and their steep, dramatic slopes.
The perfect tour to witness the full force of nature combined with its delicate beauty.
DAY 1: VERONA – TRENTO
Welcome to the amazing northern Italy!
A private transfer will take you from the airport in Verona to your hotel in Trento.
Overnight in Trento
DAY 2: LAKES hopping day
Following breakfast head to the beautiful Lake Garda. Explore the charming western side of the lake with a walking tour of Limone del Garda. This town sits on a narrow strip of land at the foot of the tall and rocky cliffs, famous for its lemon groves. Visit the famous Castle's lemon groves and taste lemon-based products. Continue to the famous Cascate di Varone where you will have a typical lunch with Carne Salada (salty meat) and Fasoi (beans) at a local Acetaia (vinegar factory). Continue to Lake Tenno for one of the most beautiful hamlets in all of Italy!
Finally you will reach the Cantina Toblino where you will get to taste 3 different types of wine. Finish this lake day in Lake Toblino, the setting of many Italian films. Transfer back to your hotel for dinner and an overnight..
DAY 3: Follow the WINE ROUTE
After your breakfast depart to Trento following the wine route. Discover the unique charm of a Renaissance Alpine city, where history is art. The City of the Council (1545 - 1563) still keeps its precious monuments as tokens of its rich artistic and historic heritage. Admire the Castello del Buonconsiglio, the Duomo, its splendid piazza and fountain dedicated to Neptune and Trento’s many highlights to grasp the city’s full magnitude.
After lunch continue the Wine Route with a visit to a wine cellar in Tramin area for wine and delish local products tasting. Afterwards arrive to the city of Bolzano. The city with the perfect combo of the Northern European lifestyle with the Mediterranean influences, both can be seen from its rich architecture and art. For centuries, Bolzano was the center of commercial hub between Italy and Germany. A walking tour of the old town will take you to the market square (Piazza delle Erbe), heart of the city, the Medioeval Arcades and the Gothic Cathedral. Relax with an aperitif at the city center with typical prezel and beer. Finish with a gourmet dinner in a Southern Tyroler castle where you can see Bolzano by night from above.
Get back to your hotel for an overnight
DAY 4: THE DOLOMITES RANGE
After breakfast start our excursion to the UNESCO site of the Dolomites. A drive through the Val D'Ega will get you to the beautiful Lake Carezza. Continue to the Carezza pass to enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain ranges.
Through the Fassa valley and Gardena Valley appreciate the alpine villages and mountains. Get lunch at a local restaurant.
In Ortisei, enjoy a wood carving workshop and learn about this long lasting typical craft art.
Return to the hotel for an overnight.
DAY 5: FUNES VALLEY
Following breakfast get ready to visit one of the most beautiful places of the Dolomites - The Funes/Villnöss
Visit the little Church of San Giovanni in Ranui - one of the last remaining pristine valleys where you can enjoy amazing views. Start your trekking tour to the Tyrol Maso (Farmhouse). Get the full experience with a typical lunch with local delicacies before returning to the hotel.
DAY 6: LAKE BRAIES - HORSE BACK RIDING
After breakfast head to the magical Lake Braies, a small alpine lake between the Dolomite. The lake, also known as the 'pearl of Dolomites' lakes', hides a legend about the creation of the lake.
Get lunch in one of the local restaurants and then continue to a horse farm, where you will have the opportunity to join a Horse Back Riding and to appreciate the natural landscape of the Dolomites.
Return to the hotel for an overnight.
Day 7: MERANO - TRAUTTMANSDORFF GARDENS – THERMAL BATHS & SAUNA
After breakfast head to Merano, the spa town. A short walking tour of this city will take you on the meeting point of the Alps and the allure of the South - a place where the barrenness of the high mountain terrain is quietened by lush Mediterranean vegetation.
Continue to Trauttmansdorff Gardens where empress Sissi from Austria had her health & spa stays. Have a typical South Tyrolean lunch at a local brewery. In the afternoon leisure in the famous thermal baths in Merano (fee included).
After dinner continue to your hotel for an overnight.
DAY 8: Departure day
After breakfast, transfer back to the airport in Verona for your flight back with everlasting memories of an amazing trip!