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6 Day itinerary in Italy, Europe

The emblematic trails and and highlights of the Dolomites

Discover the breathtaking Dolomite Mountain Range through its most emblematic paths. From the comfort of hotel accommodation, explore the varied landscapes of one of the most incredible mountain ranges in the world. You expert guide will lead you on a journey of discovery as you discover this magnif... Read More

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Overview

Physical Difficulty

Average
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Recommended Age

Everyone

Operated in

English

GUIDANCE

On Some Day Trips

starting point

Cortina d'Ampezzo Dolomites

trip type

Private

trip attributes

Cycling

Kayaking

Hiking

Rafting

Snorkeling/Diving

Skiing/Snowboarding

Outdoors & Nature

Adventure

Start

End

Highlights

1

Averau and the Cinque Torri path

2

Lagazuoi

3

Tofana di Rozes

4

Tour of Croda del Lago

Itinerary

Standard Accommodation expand_more

Day 1

place Arrival in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Arrival in Cortina d'Ampezzo and installation to your accommodation. Depending on your arrival time, visit the city, located in the heart of the Dolomites in a vast valley and surrounded by imposing peaks like the Croda del Lago and the Tofane that you will discover in the coming days. Installation at your accommodation for 5 nights

Accommodation:

  • Standard Accommodation: Hotel Barisetti
Day 2

place Averau and the Cinque Torri path

Today we take the bus to Falzarego pass, the starting point of the emblematic 5 Torri hike. Todays trail begins, gently climbing upwards, our surroundings becoming increasingly mineral. We soon discover a beautiful field of stones and arrive at the foot of Averau, a rocky citadel culminating at 2649 metres above sea level. We continue around the mountain to Nuvolau pass. From here, it is possible to conquor Nuvolau summit, an additional 150m revealing fabulous panoramic views. Then, we re-join the historical 5 Torri path, famous among climbers. Along the route we can see remains of First World War Battles between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops are still visible today. Back to Cortina. Bus from to Cortina to Falzarego pass: Approx. 40 minutes 5 hours of hiking Elevation: +600 / - 800

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Standard Accommodation: Hotel Barisetti
Day 3

place Lagazuoi

From Falzarego Pass, today begins with the beautiful climb up Lagazuoi. From the top, 360 degree views are revealed and you can see Marmolada in the distance, the roof of the Dolomites at 3343m above sea level! During the ascent, you will discover more military remains dating back to the first world war. To reach the Scotoni refuge, frequented by Italian families, you descend to a pleasant valley at the foot of impressive vertical cliffs. Then you head up a final pass to catch the bus back to Cortina. Bus from Cortina to Falzarego pass: Around 40 minutes 5 hours of hiking Elevation: +700 / - 1000

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Standard Accommodation: Hotel Barisetti
Day 4

place Tofana di Rozes

The Tofana di Rozes are the seventh peak of the Dolomites, peaking at 3225 m above sea level, and one of the emblematic mountains of the Dolomites. These high rock walls are also a known place of via ferrata. Today we will tour it from the Dibona refuge, by a magnificent balcony path, offering us views of the surrounding peaks, including the Cinque Torri that we discovered the day before and the Croda del Lago that we will discover the next day. , and on the beautiful Travenanzes valley. A legendary hike! Return to Cortina by private transfer. Private transfer from Cortina to the Dibona refuge: around 30 minutes 6h to 7h walk Elevation gain: +900 / - 900

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Standard Accommodation: Hotel Barisetti
Day 5

place Tour of Croda del Lago

We take the bus to Giau Pass. Today's hike showcases the extraordinary diversity of the Dolomite Mountains. First, we follow a beautiful path to green pastures and we obsrve how the surrounding mountains are sharpened by the elements. We continue around croda del lago, an impressive steep vertical cliff, then, descend gently to lago di Federa. First, this path is panoramic, then you continue into a beautiful forest before returning to the road. Back to Cortina. Bus from Cortina to Giau pass: Around 30 minutes 6 hours of hiking Elevation: +800 / - 800

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Standard Accommodation: Hotel Barisetti
Day 6

place Tre Cime di Lavaredo

A top day to end our stay. From Auronzo, we discover the three most mythical mountains of the Dolomites, Tre Cime di Lavaredo. From the foot of these stone giants, we see more closely the Cima Grande, the highest summit of the three at 2999m. Surrounded by Cima Ovest and Cima Piccola, we hike up to Locatelli refuge and to incredible views of the north face of these 3 emblematic peaks. Return to Cortina in the middle of the afternoon. End of this trip. Private transfer to Auronzo refuge: Around 45 minutes 4 hours of hiking Elevation: +500 / - 500

Meals: Breakfast

What’s Included

Accommodation expand_less

  • Hotel Barisetti

Meals expand_less

  • Breakfast (5)

Transport expand_less

  • Private transfers on day 4 to and from the Dibona refuge, and on day 6 to the Auronzo refuge

Activities expand_less

  • As per itinerary

Extras expand_less

  • 24/7 assistance
  • Travel book

Not Included expand_less

  • Routing to and from Cortina on arrival and return
  • Rental car
  • Bus transfers
  • Parking
  • Other Meals/Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tourism taxes

About Cathy

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