DAY 1 – Welcome to Dolomites!
Arrival in Venice in the morning, followed by an early afternoon departure. Arrival in Cortina d’Ampezzo in the afternoon. Called the “Queen of the Dolomites”, it is the most renowned alpine resort in the Dolomites, acting as a catalyst for high-end, demanding tourists. After checking into a charming hotel located in the town centre, the guests can enjoy some free time, relax and take a tour of the place, followed by a briefing session of the programme and the use of the e-bikes.
DAY 2 – Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Dobbiaco
Day 2: bike ride along a cycle lane that develops over the old railway line, which once linked Cortina to Dobbiaco until 1962. From Parco delle Dolomiti Ampezzane we continue our trip towards Lake of Landro, where one of the most famous symbols of the Dolomites can be admired: Tre Cime di Lavaredo (the three peaks of Lavaredo)! Ride to Lake of Dobbiaco, where we stop for lunch at a typical mountain inn. Ride to Dobbiaco in the afternoon, followed by a tour of the old town centre, with its strong Tyrolean features (a region set between Austria and Italy).
DAY 3 – Nature Parks, Arts and History
Day 3: bike ride along the cycle lane linking Dobbiaco to Brunico. Arrival and guided tour of the old town centre. Minibus ride to Rifugio Pederù, in the spectacular surroundings of Parco di Fanes-Sennes-Braies. Lunch at the Rifugio, followed by a bike ride on easy off-road trails in the woods and amid vertical rock faces, until we reach San Vigilio di Marebbe. From there, a minibus ride takes us to Abbazia di Novacella, a magnificent architectural complex that is among the largest in Europe. We then continue our journey to Bressanone, the oldest Baroque town in Tyrol. Guided tour of the Palazzo Vescovile (Bishop’s Palace) and its gardens, and of the Cathedral. Minibus ride to Alpe di Siusi. Check-in at Santner Hotel.