CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, FODARA VEDLA, ALTOPIANO DI FANES, ORTISEI
Gourmet & Wine, Outdoor & Adventure, History & Culture, Off the Beaten, Nature & Wildlife
Immerse in the beauty of the Dolomites mountain range in the Italian Alps, where your senses will be delighted! The journey begins in the chic Venetian town of Cortina d’Ampezzo with its fashionable cafes, galleries and boutiques. We then head deeper into the heart of Dolomites where splendid mountain and lake views take centre stage, before concluding at a gourmet accommodation in the lesser-known Ortisei in Val Gardena.
Transfer: Airport to hotel
Arriving in Venice airport, you would be met and transferred to your accommodation for the night.
Hike to Cascate De Fanes
Immerse in an easy hike of 2.5 hours along the Botè River into Cascate De Fanes, some of Dolomites’ highest and largest waterfalls. During the hike, you will ascend 158 meters and descend 252 meters. You will pass through incredible botanical biodiversity with pools, rapids and waterfalls.
Hike from Malga Ra Stua to Fodara Vedla
This morning, you will be transferred to Malga Ra Stua, lying between the Croda Rossa and Lavinores Dolomite groups. Depending on your interest, we can offer a short hike or a long hike to Fodara Vedla. The short hike covers 4.5km (approximately 2 hours), ascending 400 meters and descending 120 meters. Dotted with mountain bushes and pines, the path winds through artistic grooved rock surfaces and Lago de Fodara. The long hike covers 11.9km (approximately 6 hours), ascending 700 meters and descending 410 meters. This path will pass through Lago di Remeda Rossa, Lago di Fosses along the foot of the impressive Piccola Croda Rossa, Rifugio Biella with views of the Tofane and Pelmo Massifs, as well as views of Croda del Becco and Cristallo.
Hike to Fanes-Senes-Braies
This trail spans 8.1 kilometers (approximately 4 hours), ascending 530 meters and descending 460 meters. The path winds through mountain huts and culminating with a splendid view of the Tofane Mountains.
Hike to Alta Badia
Today, you will hike 11.4 kilometers (approximtely 5.5 hours), ascending 779 meters and descending 1,111 meters. The scenic hike will pass through beautiful high meadow and karst formations into the dramatic mountain gap of Forcella del Lago. At the base of the slope is Lago di Lagazuoi with green lakes framed by pines against the backdrop of Cima del Lago and Cima Scotoni.
If you would like to shorten the journey, it is also possible to descend directly to Capanna Alpina. The journey would then be shortened into 9 kilometers (approximately 3 hours), ascending 397 meters and descending 729 meters.
Transfer from Alta Badia to Ortisei
You would be met and transferred to your accommodation for the night.
Today is free day at leisure. You may enjoy various facilities available at our hand-picked accommodation, including wellness and gourmet experiences. Alternatively, we can also help arrange guided day hikes to scenic places around Ortisei.
Transfer: Hotel to Airport
You would be met and transferred to the Venice airport for your onward journey.
Rosapetra SPA Resort • Rifugio Fodara Vedla • Rifugio Fanes • Hotel Gardena Grödnerhof
Nestled in the Italian Dolomites with good views of the limestone cliff-faces, the resort has been one of the Europe?s premier see-and-be-seen resorts since the early 1900s, when royalty and high society wintered here. (Opened: 1913; Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 98)View More
Strategically located in the Dolomites above the town of San Vigilio di Marebbe, the hut provides a comfortable environment for you to get close to nature. (Beds: 70)View More
The Gardena Grödnerhof Hotel & Spa, situated in a quiet location in the centre of Ortisei in the Dolomites, is an enchanting place for relaxing and revitalising vacations, a hotel dedicated to well-being and absolute comfort. The 54 spacious rooms and suites, all with balcony or terrace, are extremely comfortable.View More
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