In the Shadow of the Dolomites Tour 2024

Immerse yourself in the culture of the mountains on the 15-day small group tour of the Dolomites and their surrounds.
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In the Shadow of the Dolomites Tour 2024

Starts: The Prosecco Hills | Ends: Riva del Garda
Dates 2024:
Trip Length: 15 Days | 14 Nights

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Dolomites & Surrounds… Immerse yourself in the stunning mountains, the deep valleys, and the quaint towns that lie within and beyond. Venture into the diverse cultures and heritage sites, where Italian traditions blend seamlessly with Germanic influences. Dive deep into the regions of the South Tyrol, Trentino Alto Adige, and the Veneto. Witness the blend of nature and history, from the Prosecco Hills to the shores of Lake Garda. Come with us, as we take you through a journey most travelers only dream of…


  • Starting from the Prosecco Hills, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its unmatched landscape and viticultural practices.
  • Dive into the heart of the Dolomites, exploring towns like San Candido and experiencing the magnificence of the Sesto Dolomites and the Tre Zinnen National Park.
  • Discover the Tyrol region, with a touch of the Austro-Hungarian legacy in Merano and the intriguing history of Ötzi the Iceman in Bolzano.
  • Enjoy the serene beauty of Lake Garda, with visits to picturesque towns, olive oil producers, and the scenic shores that make up this splendid region.


  • Accommodation spanning across key locations, from the vine-clad Prosecco Hills, San Candido in the Dolomites, the historic town of Merano in the Tyrol region, to the peaceful Riva del Garda on Lake Garda.
  • Authentic meals throughout the tour, reflecting the rich and diverse cuisine of the regions visited, complemented by local wines.
  • Private visits and tastings, including wineries, cheese, and olive oil producers, offering an authentic taste of the local produce.
  • All entry fees for activities and sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All transport during the tour is taken care of. Experience the landscapes in our comfortable minibus, driven by a professional.
  • Continuous assistance from our tour manager, ensuring you have a hassle-free and immersive experience throughout your journey.


  • Our tours are carefully designed to strike a balance between in-depth cultural immersion (highlighting historical nuances, local lifestyles) and the sheer joy of traveling (relaxing meals, unhurried schedules, and leisure time at each stop).
  • We’ve chosen the best accommodations, ensuring that you’re not just visiting these regions, but truly living in them, even if it’s just for a while.
  • With our Small Group Tour policy, we ensure a more intimate and personalized experience, accommodating a maximum of just 14 people.
  • Throughout your journey, our tour manager will be by your side, guiding, assisting, and ensuring that whether it’s a need for local expertise or just a gelato recommendation, you’re always taken care of.

Our tours begin with three nights based in the Prosecco hills. There will be visits to pretty towns like Asolo and Valdobbiadene and the UNESCO World Heritage Villa Maser, created by Palladio and Veronese.
There will be plenty of opportunities to explore the vine-clad hills of the area, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2019 in recognition of the unique landscape and agricultural traditions. And plenty of opportunities to try the wine – cin cin!
Staying: deep in the Prosecco hills surrounded by vines.

The tour stays in the quaint and lively town of San Candido, a perfect point to explore the beautiful scenery of the Sesto Dolomites and the Tre Zinnen National Park.
You’ll experience breathtaking mountain scenery, opportunities for gentle mountain walks, and excellent mountain cuisine!
Staying: San Candido

We move from the Dolomites to the Tyrol region, staying for four nights in the historic spa town of Merano. From Merano, we visit the city of Bolzano and the museum dedicated to the 5,000-year-old mummy of a copper-age man nicknamed Ötzi. We also enjoy a day exploring the pretty as a picture Val Venosta and slip across the border into Switzerland to visit the Carolingian abbey of St John of Müstair.
Staying: Merano

Our last few days are spent on and around Lago di Garda, staying in the town of Riva del Garda, situated at the lake’s northern tip. From Riva, we visit an olive oil producer (Lake Garda is the most northern place in the world where olives are cultivated), the town of Trento and spend a day on the lake itself, visiting some of the pretty towns that cling to its shores.
Staying: Riva del Garda

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