The Dolomites

 

DAY 01: MILAN – VERONA – CANAZEI - CORTINA D'AMPEZZO

Departure at 08.30 am from Milan. Outgoing to Verona having a short break to discover this beautiful city. This town is known all around the world for its Coliseum called Arena and main symbol as Juliet balcony, that represents the most important love-story of the literature, written by Shakespeare and inspired by real facts of the two enemy Verona families. We’ll visit the old square of the market, Piazza Delle Erbe, surrounded by some of the most famous buildings, like Torre Lamberti, the City Hall, the tribunal. Free time for lunch. Next, departure to Cortina d’Ampezzo with route through Val di Fiemme and Val di Fassa, some of the most wonderful valleys of the Dolomites area. This region includes many small villages: We stop in Canazei, important place for tourism in all seasons, due to the wonderful view given by this part of the Dolomites that call thousands of tourists every month. Cortina d’Ampezzo, probably the most renowned one because of its historical importance. Depending on the arrival time, we invite you to a free tasting of two beautiful local products. Overnight in Cortina.

 

DAY 02: LAKE MISURINA & DOBBIACO – PUSTERIA & BADIA – GIAU PASS

Breakfast at the hotel. Outing to Lake Misurina (situated in a perfect position among woods and Dolomites tops, Three peaks of Lavaredo. Then, way to Lake Dobbiaco, with a strange and shining colour emerald of its water that makes it as unique in the world. Visit of Val Pusteria and Val Badia, probably the most typical valleys of the region, having a stop in a typical village to have free time for lunch. After that, we will cross Gardena Pass coming back to Cortina through the amazing Giau Pass. Overnight in Cortina.

 

DAY 03: CORTINA – FALZAREGO & COSTALUNGA PASS - LAKE CAREZZA - BOLZANO

Breakfast at the hotel. Route through the several Dolomite Pass: Passo Falzarego which is situated in the basin that surrounds Cortina. Between Val di Fassa and Val Gardena, it gives us a marvellous view, both in winter and summer. Through Passo Costalunga, we arrive at Lake Carezza. Free time for lunch. Then, departure to Merano, the second biggest city of the province after Bolzano. Famous worldwide for its Christmas market, Merano is also a charming and amazing cultural and historical centre. Visit the old town and lunch at leisure.  Second half of the day is dedicated to Bolzano. Important commercial centre in the Middle Age, it has increased its industry productions during the World War. Tourism still represents the first resource of the local economy.  Visit of Duomo: The Cathedral, with a gothic style, is considered as the symbol of the town; Dominican church, painted with frescos of Bolzano old school. Finally, we’ll visit the main central streets, as Via Dei Portici, core of the Medieval town. Overnight in Bolzano.

 

DAY 04: BOLZANO – TRENTO - MILANO

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Trento, capital of the region. The city is dominated by the castle, known as del Buon Consiglio, symbol of the House of Habsburg which dominated the district for many centuries. Santa Maria Maggiore, built in the XVI century and one of the first work of Renaissance and Gothic age. Palace Geremia, a building that represents the XVI century. Free time for lunch. Departure to come back to Milan and end of the services.

 

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