Cortina to Venice

Northern Italy Italy: (ZZ-HKITFA06)
URL: https://www.hiddentrails.com/tour/hiking_italy_cortina_venice.aspx

Introduction
Northern Italy Italy
From Cortina, the city in the Dolomites, you hike south to Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

This hiking trip offers a lot of variety: forest paths, panoramic views, vineyards, plateaus, interesting towns and much more await you. Experience culture and customs in the province of Belluno, wander through the vineyards, where the well-known Valdobbiadene Prosecco is grown and enjoy the Italian flair at an „Aperitivo“ in Belluno and Venice.

The hike runs along marked mountain and hiking trails. The tour is suitable for anyone with a good basic condition. Larger climbs are overcome by cable car and it is possible to shorten the stages by using public transport and/or taxi.

Accomodation

Accommodations
During this trip, nights are spent in different locations.

Description
Accommodations in 3 star hotels offering private bedrooms with ensuite facilities.

Local tax
Some cities charge a tourist tax. These taxes are not included in the sale price of the tour and must be paid directly by you at check-in or check-out at the hotels.
This fee varies depending on the hotel category, the season and the number of days of stay. It is usually between 1 and 5 € per person per night.


Meals
All breakfasts are included.

Riding

Itinerary

Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Day 1: Arrival in Cortina d’Ampezzo
Individual arrival at the hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Meals included: none
Overnight in Cortina d’Ampezzo


Day 2: Cortina d’Ampezzo to San Vito di Cadore
Slightly above the bottom of the valley you walk on a forest path with a view of the Sorapis massif and on the right the rock formation of the „Five Towers“ - Cinque Torri. Through the Boite Valley you reach San Vito di Cadore.
Ascent: approx. 200 m / descent: approx. 350 m / approx. 4-5 hours
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in San Vito di Cadore


Day 3: Pieve di Cadore to Rifugio Antelao
Transfer to Pieve di Cadore. The ascent to Rifugio Antelao takes course on easy paths through shady forests and beautiful mountain meadows. 1,000 meters above the Cadoretal, you can enjoy a wonderful view of Antelao, Marmarole and the Carnic Alps.
Ascent: approx. 1100 m / descent: approx. 1100 m / approx. 6-7 hours
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Rifugio Antelao


Day 4: Pieve di Cadore to Perarolo
Above Calalzo di Cadore you walk towards Tai di Cadore and continue to Valle di Cadore. Here we recommend a short detour to the church of St. Martin in Valle di Cadore. Continue along the hiking trail „Cammino delle Dolomiti“ and hike to the train station Perarolo at the foot of Monte Zucco. From here you take the train to today‘s stage destination Belluno „The small Venice in the mountains“. (Train ticket not included in the price.)
Ascent: approx. 375 m / descent: approx. 675 m / approx. 4-5 hours
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Belluno


Day 5: Nevegal to Revine
After a short transfer you arrive at the well-known plateau Nevegal. From there you can see the Santa Croce and Lake Morto. Before reaching the plains in the coming days, today you walk along the ridge and enjoy a wonderful 360° panorama. In one of the romantic mountain huts you can get a delicious refreshment before descending to Revine.
Ascent: approx. 600 m / descent: approx. 1400 m / approx. 6-7 hours
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Revine


Day 6: Revine to Conegliano
Transfer in the morning. The hike southwards continues and takes you on the „Dream path Munich - Venice“ hiking trail. After some small hills, you will reach Molinetto della Croda with an old, very beautiful watermill. You wander through beautiful vineyards which invite you to try at least one glass of Prosecco in the evening. After a short train ride from Conegliano you reach Treviso (ticket not included), the fashion city in north-eastern Italy. If you want, you can also take the bus to Conegliano from Refrontolo (ticket not included).
Ascent: approx. 350 m / descent: approx. 550 m / approx. 6-7 hours
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Treviso


Day 7: Treviso to Quarto d‘Altino
Today‘s stage runs along the river Sile and its nature reserve. Here you will find small lakes, peat bogs and watercourses. The area is known for the numerous bird species that nest there. You continue to Quarto d‘Altino and then take the train to Mestre (train ticket not included in the price).
Ascent: approx. 0 m / descent: approx. 0 m / approx. 5-6 hours
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Mestre


Day 8: Departure
Individual departure or possibility to extend your stay.
Meals included: Breakfast


Rates and Dates for Cortina to Venice

Rates include:

Accommodations, All breakfasts, Luggage transfers, Transfers according to program, Tour information package (maps, route description...) & Telephone hotline.

Packages and Options




* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy

Transfer and Other Charges:



 DescriptionEUR~US$
2021 Daily transfer available from Mestre train station to Cortina (Cortina Express), pp 25 $30
2021 Extra nights - please inquire 0 $0

Dates Note: Custom dates possible for groups of 5+ pax

Rates do not include:

Drinks, Lunches and dinners & Travel insurance.
Tourist tax (if requested) has to be paid on the spot.

Note:

Due to COVID-19 Corona virus pandemic and certain travel restrictions we are applying some temporary policy changes to some of our tours.

For From the Dolomites to Prosecco Valley & Venice (ZZ-HKITFA06):
Due to the momentary unstable situation we have revised our booking policy by modifying it as follows:
- Modification of the reservation possible up to 28 days before arrival
- If the situation is more critical, in the face of official and legal restrictions or strict regulations due to the Covid 19 pandemic, rebooking will be possible up to 14 days before arrival.
This provision will be valid until further revoked!

For more information please visit our COVID-19 Updates page at https://www.hiddentrails.com/article/covid19update.aspx

Other Info
Meeting: Cortina d’Ampezzo
Airport: Innsbruck or Treviso
Transfer:

Climate:
                                San Vito di Carore area

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Average High Temperature (°F)

34

39

47

54

63

70

74

5725

65

55

43

34

Average Low Temperature (°F)

20

22

29

35

43

49

53

52

46

39

29

22

Average High Temperature (°C)

1

4

8

12

17

21

23

22

18

13

6

1

Average Low Temperature (°C)

-7

-6

-2

2

6

10

12

11

8

4

-1

-6

Average Precipitation (days of rain)

3

2

4

5

8

10

10

10

6

4

3

4

Source: NOAA


Seasons
Along your journey you will go from the mountainous area of the Dolomites to the lovely Mediterranean Coast, crossing different climate zones. Expect cooler and changing weather in the mountains and a comfortable temperate climate along the coast.

What To Bring:
Equipment list

Documents
• Validpassport or ID card
• Money, Cheques and/or credit card
• International travel health insurance certificate

Hiking equipment
• Backpack
• Small backpack pharmacy
• Hiking poles (depending on taste)
• Pocket knife, picnic dish, cup/mug
• Water bottle(s) 1 – 2 litres per person
• Food (eg bread, salami, cheese, chocolate, dried fruit, nuts)
• Handkerchiefs
• Camera or Digital Camera (film, batteries /do not forget memory card)
• Mobile phone and charger
• Sunglasses

Clothing
• Hiking shoes
• Functional sports underwear
• T-Shirts
• Scarf (if required)
• Hat or cap – Sun protection is important!
• Jacket (Windstopper)
• Shorts
• Hiking socks
• Raincover
• Warm clothing
• Towel
• Toiletry