A fantastic day trip from Venice to the Dolomites, home to stunning towns and lakes with breathtaking views and landscapes.
- Discover the most famous towns and lakes of the Dolomites with their breathtaking views and landscapes
- Visit Cortina, one of the most exclusive mountain destinations in Italy
Travel with us on an interesting day journey from Venice to the Dolomites, a spectacular mountain range of fascinating villages and lakes, including Pieve di Cadore, Tre Cime, Cortina, Lake Misurina, Lake Auronzo.
Driving previous Conegliano in the Prosecco region, we will reach Santa Croce’s lovely colored emerald lake, encircled by steep hills and pine forests reflected on the lake’s water.
Our first stop is Pieve di Cadore, a delightful alpine village, here you have time for a brief walk with traditional shops selling salumi, local cheeses, and homemade ice cream, the town is also well known as the birthplace of the Italian artist Titian.
Continuing our voyage through tunnels with amazing views of canyons and mountains that appear as if from nowhere, we take the toll road up to the 2360mt Tre Cime di Lavaredo, which provides one of the finest views across valleys and peaks, the landscape is quite simply amazing.
When we arrive at Cortina, Pearl of the Dolomites, we spend time walking around and enjoying the scenic mountain views. Weather allowing you can also bring the cable car at 2134mt to Faloria, which overlooks Cortina’s entire city.
Then we proceed our tour of the Dolomites, making countless stops at picturesque points along with the manner, passing the Misurina Lake. You can enjoy an optional dinner here (own expense), while admiring the beautiful mountain peaks and amazing background with views of Sorapis and the Marmarole.
Surrounded by landscapes as amazing as this, there are plenty of photo opportunities! We will travel on to admire the scenic Lake Auronza after a fulfilling day, passing through enchanting mountain villages.
Then we will start our voyage back to Venice.
Top attractions in Venice
Here are some top attractions in Venice you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in Venice worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.
Locally called Palazzo Ducale (Ducal Palace, Palace of the Duke), Doge’s Palace is a massive palace complex next to St. Mark’s Square and on a Venice canal, with ornate rooms,...
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Venice and Italy travel guide
Here are handy travel guides about Venice and Italy so you can learn a thing or two about these destinations. For a comprehensive list of our travel guides, please visit our travel guides page.
Venice is a capital of Veneto region in Italy and it is located in a lagoon in the north Adriatic Sea. It was also the capital of Republic of Venice, sovereign state that was ruling the region from 7th until...
Italy has it all: rich history, spectacular cultural heritage, great food, wonderful site seeing experiences, numerous world known landmarks, friendly people, affordable accommodation and easy transport from place to place.
Top hotels in Venice
Venice has dozens of hotels of various star ratings, together with other lodging solutions, such as guest houses, hostels, and Airbnb. Bellow are some top hotel recommendations from our website. For a general hotel search, check the form at the bottom of this page or our hotel booking page.
Offering luxurious rooms with antique furniture and fine fabrics, Hotel Metropole is set in a privileged place – 350 m from Saint Mark’s Square in Venice. The hotel boasts a...
Facing the Grand Canal of Venice and overlooking the Rialto Bridge, Hotel Al Ponte Antico provides lodging in a palace dating back to the 14th century. A daily breakfast is...
Located in the historic center of Venice, just 450 meters from Rialto Bridge, Hotel ai Cavalieri di Venezia is a 6-minute walk from St. Mark’s Square. There is free WiFi...
Offering elegant rooms and suites as well as a good restaurant, Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel is housed in a 16th-century building overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice. In the courtyard...
Just a 2-minute walk from St. Mark’s Square in Venice, the Bauer Palazzo Hotel provides spacious, elegant rooms with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It has a gourmet restaurant...
Overlooking the Grand Canal, Centurion Palace provides 5-star luxury in Venice, next to the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. Drinks are served at the private courtyard of the hotel.
Cheap flights and hotels discounts for Venice
The peak season for flights to Venice is February, March and October. The low season for purchasing tickets is June, July and August.
Venice is served by these airports: Venice Marco Polo Airport and Treviso Airport. Direct flights to Venice are offered by 47 airlines. Most flights are with Ryanair. Direct flights from Venice, United States are airlines: American Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM and Air France from New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
Venice ad Italy attractions and landmarks
Here are some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in Venice and in Italy.
Last Updated on October 11, 2021 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com