The Best Dolomites Day Trip From Venice 2024
Take a break from the urban environment and join us on an awe-inspiring road trip through the Dolomite mountains. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Misurina and Braies Lake and revel in the refreshing mountain air at the iconic Tre Cime di Lavaredo. Explore the charming town of Cortina and admire one of the most spectacular mountain scenery in Europe.
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Dolomites Day Trip from Venice
Pack your bags, leave the urban life behind you, and embark on a journey of captivating natural beauty and majestic landscapes! Just one day’s Dolomites tour from Venice will be enough for you to fall in love with the stunning views at every turn as we approach the spectacular Dolomite Mountains.
Hop aboard a comfortable and spacious minivan for the scenic drive from Venice. Along the way, you’ll be treated to the gorgeous rolling hills and picturesque villages of the Venetian countryside, including the Prosecco Hills and its steep hillsides where the world-renowned sparkling wine is grown.
Experience the allure of Cortina d’Ampezzo, a picturesque year-round retreat that once hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics. Capture the essence of this renowned resort with stunning photos and take some leisurely time for a delightful stroll through its charming streets.
After that, venture to the enchanting Lake Braies, where you can wander around the serene lake or relax in one of the lakeside cafes, soaking in the breathtaking views. Continue your journey to Rifugio Auronzo, where panoramic vistas of the majestic peaks of Tre Cime di Lavaredo and the surrounding valleys await.
Wrap up your adventure by returning to the meeting point in Venice, concluding your tour with unforgettable memories of Italy’s captivating landscapes and historic locales.
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- Round-trip from Venice
- Transport by AC minivan
- Photo stops
- Free time
- Entrance fees to Lake Braies
- Entrance fees to Rifugio Auronzo (from mid-May to mid-October)
- Food and beverage
Not suitable for
- Wheelchair users
- People with mobility impairments
Explore the astonishing mountain scenery of the Dolomites
Embark on a journey through Northern Italy and prepare to be enchanted by one of Europe’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Visit the Dolomites and soak in the beauty around you from several mountain peaks that will leave you awestruck.
Discover the charmful town of Cortina
Stroll through The Pearl of Dolomites or enjoy an incredible cable car ride that offers a panoramic view of the magnificent Dolomite mountains. Take a hike through one of their popular trails or visit one of their numerous museums and learn the history of Cortina.
Visit serene Lake Braies
Relax in front of the stunning lake Braies and reward yourself with the eye-catching views it offers. Indulge in a unique infusion of Italian, German, and Austrian cuisine that promises your taste buds an unforgettable experience.
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FAQ – Dolomites Day Trip from Venice
Can you do a day trip to the Dolomites from Venice?Yes, it is possible to make a day trip to the Dolomites from Venice. Even though the Dolomites is quite a large area, one day is enough to explore the highlights of the Dolomite mountains, leaving you spellbound by the extreme natural beauty. For a stress-free trip, consider booking an organized tour that handles all the logistics.
Is a day trip to the Dolomites worth it?Definitely! A day trip gives you enough time to explore the smaller hiking trails of the beautiful mountains, reach a couple of peaks that reward you with spectacular views, and discover Cortina. If you’d like to hike through a larger area of the mountains, consider staying in the town of Cortina, from where you can explore different areas each day.
Which month is best for the Dolomites?The best month to visit the Dolomites depends on which kind of scenery you would like to experience. If you prefer snow-top mountains and frozen lakes, the best months to visit would be December to March, while if you prefer warmer and greener scenery, the best months to visit are June to September.
Can you take a train from Venice to the Dolomites?There is no direct train to the Dolomites from Venice. However, you can plan your road trip by taking a train from Venice to Belluno or Calalzo di Cadore, from where you can take a bus, taxi, or rental car to your final destination. An alternative option would be booking a Dolomites tour with transportation from Venice.
Meet your guide in front of the green taxi service booth near Hotel Santa Chiara in Piazzale Roma bus station. Please show up 5 minutes before the tour departure. We will get back around 05.30 – 06.00 PM.
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Good to Know Before You Go
- Please bring a jacket and comfortable shoes for maximal enjoyment.
- This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
- This tour starts at 07:50 AM and returns to Venice at 5:30-6:00 PM (depending on the road traffic).
- Entry to Rifugio Auronzo is not possible in the winter due to closed roads.
Incredible road trip!
By taking the Dolomites tour from Venice, we had such an amazing day. We didn’t have to stress about any planning or driving through the mountain roads with a rental car, just to relax and enjoy the amazing views in front of us. For us, the highlight of the trip was Tre Cime Di Lavaredo, as it gave us such an incredible view that made this journey truly unforgettable. The driver was amazing and fed us with incredible information about the area. I highly recommend this day tour to any nature lover!
Such a lovely day.
I took the Dolomites day trip from Venice at the start of October and loved every moment of it. The drive went very smoothly, and the driver gave us plenty of facts about the locations and their history as we passed them on our route. We had enough stops along the way to walk around and take in the beauty the Dolomites mountains offer. I took a cable car during our free time in Cortina, and the view was just unbelievable. I highly recommend putting the Dolomites day trip on your bucket list, as it gives you the opportunity to enjoy all the highlights of the beautiful mountains without worrying about anything. Remember to try the Grappa!