DOLOMITES ALTA VIA

HIKING HOLIDAY IN THE NATURAL PARKS OF THE DOLOMITES - UNESCO WORLD NATURAL HERITAGE

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General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Price: from 729,- €

Dolomites Alta Via

  
Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

This hiking tour leads through three language areas and their related cultures: starting in the German-speaking Hochpustertal, it continues going through the Ladin- speaking Fanes and lastly in the south of the Passo Falzàrego, where the Italian language finally dominates. In addition to the visible traces of the former so-called Alpenfront (Alps Front) which can be seen in an openair museum, this hiking path offers the possibility to meet this magical world in all its facets: extraordinary picturesque beauty, magnificent views, stunning peaks and wonderful walks. A true paradise and an exciting adventure for people who love the mountains!

  
Characteristics of the route:

The hiking route runs along marked mountain paths and hiking trails. The tour is suitable for anyone in good basic physical condition. Climbing experiences are not necessary!
This hiking tour is suitable for children from the age of 16.

A day by day account of the route

Dolomites Alta Via

Day 1: Arrival in Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)

Individual arrival at the hotel in Hochpustertal;

Alberobello - Ostuni

Day 2: Lake Pragser Wildsee – San Vigilio/St. Vigil (ascent approx. 775 m, descent approx. 1.075 m / approx. 5-6 hours)

„Paerl of the Dolomites“´- the lake „Pragser Wildsee“; nature park Fanes-Sennes-Prags;

Alberobello - Ostuni

Day 3: San Vigilio/St. Vigil - Badia/Abtei (ascent approx. 1.150 m, descent approx. 950 m / approx. 5.5-6.5 hours)

You hike on to the saddle Ritjoch and cross the mountaineering village of La Val;

Alberobello - Ostuni

Day 4: Badia/Abtei - San Cassiano/St. Kassian (ascent approx. 325 m, descent approx. 550 m / approx. 3.5-4.5 hours)

The view invites you to linger: the peaks of Sella, Puezgruppe, Peitlerkofel and Kreuzkofel seem close enough to touch;

Alberobello - Ostuni

Day 5: San Cassiano/St. Kassian - Passo Falzarego (ascent approx. 1.050 m, descent approx. 625 m / approx. 5-6 hours)

The majestic peaks of Fanes and Conturines; through a rocky gorge that leads to one of the pearls of Alta Badia/Abtei: Lake Lagazuoi;

Alberobello - Ostuni

Day 6: Passo Falzarego – Cortina d` Ampezzo (ascent approx. 450 m, descent approx. 1.275 m / approx. 5-6 hours)

Below the mighty peaks of the Tofane you hike on the Dolomites high-level trail no. 9;

Alberobello - Ostuni

Day 7: Departure

Individual departure or possibility to extend your stay;

 

Prices 2020

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 729,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 149,00
Additional nights in villabassa/dobbiaco
Price per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in June/September € 59,00
Price per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast in July/August € 79,00
Single room surcharge, per night € 17,00

We suggest travel insurance.
Changes in the offer as well as errors, printing errors and arithmetic errors reserved! 

 


Starting dates 2020:

  • ARRIVAL: every Sunday,
    from 14/06/2020 to 27/06/2020
    from 05/07/2020 to 26/07/2020
    from 30/08/2020 to 27/09/2020
     
  • NON SCHEDULE ARRIVAL DATES. minimum of 5 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    7 days / 6 nights
     
  • Starting point:
    Hochpustertal (Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco)
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: on the motorway Brenner/Brennero (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit “Brixen-Pustertal”, then along the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria (SS49) to Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco, depending on the location of your hotel or drive along the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further into Italy through the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa, depending on the location of your hotel.
    • By train: Take the train from Innsbruck over the Brenner/Brennero to Franzensfeste/Fortezza. Change trains for the Pustertal/Valle Pusteria - Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco depending on the location of your hotel. Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.
    • By plane: Low cost flights are available to Innsbruck airport, Sant’ Angelo - Antonio Canova airport in Treviso and/or to the Marco Polo airport in Venice. On request, we can organise transfers from the airport to the starting point of the cycle tour.
       
  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in hotels - 3*** and 4**** category; One overnight stay in a mountain guesthouse with half board
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    Free and unguarded parking facilities for the duration of the bicycle tour at a nearby public parking area.
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English
 

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