Ascend to alpine bliss on a grand adventure in Italy's majestic Dolomites. Ride a chairlift above a dramatic limestone setting. Hike and bike through a fairy-tale tableau of stunning mountain scenery. Alpine meadows carpeted with wildflowers. Quaint villages and charming hotels. A blend of Austrian and Italian cultures. Invigorating mountain air. Life in the Dolomites is always on the up and up.
1 It's love at first sight when you catch a glimpse of the towering Sciliar peaks and the mountain landscape of the Dolomites | Savor hearty Tyrolean dishes like canederli (bread dumplings) and apple strudel during lunch in a cozy rifugio | Ride a gondola down to the Val Gardena | Soak up alpenglow while sipping an aperitivo on the terrace of our luxurious hotel.
2 Ride a chairlift to Passo Gardena, gateway to the Puez Odle Natural Park | Admire views of neighboring Sella and Sasso Lungo massifs from high above the Badia Valley | Hike manicured alpine trails among a lunar-like landscape en route to Lago Crespeina | Linger over a cold post-hike birra at the stylish Col Pradat rifugio | Dine on Michelin-starred regional cuisine.
3 Bike up the San Vigilio Valley toward the Fanes mountain group, taking your wheels off-roading if you choose | Get ready for an exhilarating zip-line ride—Europe's biggest!—in San Vigilio di Marebbe | Take an afternoon hike on the Pralongià plateau.
4-6 Explore an open-air WWI museum with a local guide | Traverse bucolic alpine cirques, spotting marmots and edelweiss | See and be seen like the Italians do on the stylish Corso Italia in Cortina d'Ampezzo.