Trekking in the Dolomites - Italy
Beloved by mountaineers and nature lovers alike, the Dolomites sit perched atop northern Italy like a rocky crown. This exhilarating trip through the mountains features day treks through some of Italy’s most unbelievable scenery, with plenty of visits to small villages along the way to soak up the unique local Ladin culture and cuisine. Nights are spent in mountain refuges, where your hosts will ply you with hearty home-cooked meals. Eat up; you won’t find tastier mountain-trekking food anywhere else.
Day 1 Calalzo di Cadore
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Calalzo di Cadore/Cortina d'Ampezzo
Transfer to Cortina, and begin hiking with a short walk across the valley with the Monte Cristallo behind.
Day 3 Cortina d'Ampezzo/Col di Lana
Hike from Cortina to the Col di Lana region across higher ground, passing evidence of First World War trenches.
Day 4 Col di Lana/Passo Fedaia
Time to stretch those legs again with another superb Dolomites hike, through Alpine meadows up to the mountains.
Day 5 Passo Fedaia/Canazei
Ascend the legendary Via del Pan and walk towards Canazei, with views out to the Marmolada, the highest peak in the Dolomites.
Day 6 Canazei
Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to visit a spa, the local skating rink, hire a bike, or try climbing around the valley.
Day 7 Canazei/Val Gardena
Hike round the impressive Sasso Lungo rock massif and enjoy views out across the Fassa Dolomites.
Day 8 Val Gardena
Head into Ladin territory climbing up the slopes of Val Gardena, home to the Sella Ronda ski circuit.
Day 9 Val Gardena/Bolzano
Head down through the valley on a shorter hike to the trailhead before transferring to Bolzano.
Day 10 Bolzano
Depart at any time.
Reference : GAH