Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour
Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour

Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour

8 days

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Explore beautiful Italy on foot from the impressive Dolomites to romantic Venice

This beautiful 8-day walking adventure explores the incredible Italian countryside. The Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour is self-guided, so you can walk at your own pace and revel in the gorgeous scenery that surrounds you.

You’ll begin your hiking adventure in Cortina d’Amprezzo, admiring the spectacular mountain landscapes as you journey southward. As you continue your hike, you’ll enjoy tranquil forests and alpine meadows that will slowly flatten into sprawling vineyards. Take advantage of local produce as you pass through prosecco country!

Finish your walking holiday as you pass into the wetlands and nature preserves near Venice. This walking tour will show you all that this beautiful Italian region has to offer as you hike towards the romantic canals of Venice.

Highlights of the Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour

Hike the scenic Dolomites and enjoy spectacular panoramic mountain views.
Look for birds and wildlife as you walk, especially in the Sile River nature reserve.
Taste the exquisite fresh produce of Italy, sipping the locally-made prosecco.
Discover the personality of a different charming Italian town each night as you journey south from the mountains.

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From $775USD
8 days
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Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cortina d’Ampezzo

Make your way to Cortina d’Ampezzo and check into your hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure in the city of the Dolomites.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Begin Trekking to San Vito di Cadore

Today your trek to Venice begins! You’ll begin your walk from Cortina out of the valley into a tranquil forest. As you hike you’ll have beautiful views of the Dolomites, including the Sorapis massif and the Five Towers rock formation.

Your trail brings you through the Boite Valley to San Vito di Cadore for the night.
Overnight Location: Hotel in San Vito di Cadore
Distance: 4-5 hours, 200m of ascent, 350m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Mountain Hike to Antelao

Your day begins with the transfer to Pieve di Cadore. From here you’ll begin your hike that climbs up to the Rifugio Antelao. You’ll enjoy the quiet forests, mountain meadows, and spectacular views of Antelao, Marmarole and the Carnic Alps.
Overnight Location: Mountain Lodge in Antelao
Distance: 6-7 hours, 1100m of ascent, 1100m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Walking the Cammino delle Dolomiti

After breakfast, you’ll begin your hike through the Valle di Cadore. Along your way, you may want to take a quick detour to the lovely church of St. Martin.

You’ll be hiking on the Cammino delle Dolomiti until you reach the Perarolo. From here you’ll take the train to Belluno where you’ll be spending the night.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno
Distance: 4-5 hours, 375m of ascent, 675m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Hike from Nevegal

You’ll need to take a transfer to Nevegal to begin today’s journey. As you walk across the plateau you’ll have views of Santa Croce and beautiful Lake Morto. Your trail climbs a ridge that offers more sweeping panoramic views.

Stop for lunch at one of the charming mountain huts that you pass on your way to Revine.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Revine
Distance: 6-7 hours, 600m of ascent, 1400m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 The Walk to Treviso

After another short transfer, you’ll continue your walk south along the aptly named “Dream Path Munich-Venice” trail. Your path climbs rolling hills to a picturesque watermill in Molinetto della Croda. As you leave the mountains behind you’ll find yourself wandering through beautiful vineyards where you’ll want to stop to sample the local prosecco.

Take the train from Conegliano to Treviso, your stop for the evening.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Treviso
Distance: 6-7 hours, 350m of ascent, 550m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Nature Reserve Walk

Your hike today follows the River Sile into a diverse nature reserve. Explore the lakes, peat bogs, and waterways while you watch for birds and wildlife.

When you reach Quarto d’Altino you can take the train to Mestre, the mainland area of Venice.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Mestre
Distance: 5-6 hours, 0m of ascent, 0m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Departure

Your tour finishes after breakfast. You may either extend your stay to explore spectacular Venice or begin your onward travel.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour Price and Dates

This self-guided hiking tour in Italy is run as a custom tour for your group and the price depends on how many people are sharing a room.

The best time to travel to Italy for hiking is the summertime from June through August. This time of year tends to provide the warmest weather in the mountains. Note there are no departures available between August 1st and 28th.

Private Self-Guided Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour

Have your own tour with just your group! Prices below are per person.
Important note: the departures are available on Saturdays only.

  • Price per person staying in a single room: $1,125 USD per person
  • Price per person staying in a double room (min 2 travellers): $925 USD per person
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Accommodation on the Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour

This tour is based in hotels. Hotels on this trip are 3-star and offer modern conveniences and comfortable rooms.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. The required supplement for single occupancy is included in the listed price.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1

Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo

Known as the Pearl of the Dolomites, enjoy a night in this town in the centre of it all. Nearby attractions include the Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks) and other great massifs.

Night 2

Hotel in San Vito di Cadore

This tour provides accommodations in 3-star hotels.

Night 3

Hotel in Rifugio Antelao

This tour provides accommodations in 3-star hotels.

Night 4

Hotel in Belluno

This tour provides accommodations in 3-star hotels.

Night 5

Hotel in Revine Lago

This tour provides accommodations in 3-star hotels.

Night 6

Hotel in Treviso

An underrated beauty, Treviso consists of iconic canals, arched bridges, and stunning old buildings. Often called “the little Venice,” this is a gateway to the real thing.

Night 7

Hotel in Mestre

You’ll enjoy warm hospitality and local charm at your 3-star hotel accommodations.

What’s Included in the Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour?

Meals

7 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before the tour in Cortina d’Ampezzo and after the tour in Mestre are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage are included throughout the tour. Train tickets are not included where the tour indicates train travel is required. Airport transfers to and from the airport are also not included.

Also Included

  • Detailed maps and route descriptions
  • Emergency telephone support
  • Transfers according to the program
  • Transport for your luggage between hotels

Not included

  • Flights
  • Guide services
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Transport from Venice to Cortina
  • Visas if required
  • Train tickets
  • Entrance fees or admissions
  • Gratuities for drivers, restaurant, or hotel staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions

Frequently Asked Questions about Dolomites to Venice Hiking Tour

FunActive Tours operates adventure tours in the heart of the Italian Dolomites. Thanks to the ideal
location of FunActive headquarters right in the Dolomites and branch offices in Venice Mestre and
Trieste, FunActive Tours can offer excellent walking and cycling tours not only in the mountains, but
also towards Austria, Slovenia, and Istria.

FunActive offers efficient, high-quality service to clients from all over the world, making it one of the
best choices for those seeking an experienced local provider. Attention is given down to the smallest
details, and the tours are designed to suit travellers of many abilities according to how adventurous
they wish to be. FunActive can find you an incredible tour regardless of age, skill level, or time of
year. Come discover Italy and beyond!

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour consists of 4 to 7 hours of walking each day. There are some hill climbs in the mountains, but some more difficult climbs can be skipped by taking a cable car.

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