Short break, Dolomites - Venice
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5 days | difficulty level

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Short break, Dolomites – Venice
On the route of the old Dolomites railway to Venice

Difficulty Level:
Duration: 5 days
Distance: 235 - 240 km
Landscape:

From the north east of the Dolomites, you cycle through the valley Höhlensteintal passing by the famous Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks), and onto the Olympic town of Cortina d’Ampezzo. Following the old railway
track you continue to Pieve di Cadore, the birth town of Tizian. On the way to Conegliano you will pass different little typical Italian villages. From here you slowly reach the lowlands. Following the river Sile,
you finally reach Venice mainland/Mestre – entrance to the lagoon city Venice.

The cycling tour to Venice is a nice tour. The first two days you mainly follow the old Dolomites railway track. From the third day, the tour encounters slight ascents and descents on quite side roads through
idyllic landscape and typical Italian villages until reaching the plains on the last day.

HIGHLIGHTS
ON THE PATH

Toblach/Dobbiaco
Three Peaks View
Toblach/Dobbiaco
The Three Peaks are the symbol of the Dolomites and therefore probably one of the most famous mountain peaks in the world.
Maser TV
Villa Barbaro
Maser TV
It is the most beautiful of the villas built by the famous Andrea Palladio.
Venice
Rialto Bridge
Venice
The Rialto Bridge is one of the oldest bridge structures in the city of Venice and connects the districts of San Polo and San Marco.
Venice
St Mark's Square
Venice
The Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica are the two most important buildings in the square, as well as the St. Mark's Tower, the symbol of Venice.
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TRAVEL ITINERARY

5 days / 4 nights

Day 1

Individual arrival at the hotel in Hochpustertal. Free, unguarded public car park near the hotel.

Day 2

(approx. 60 - 65 km)

From here you follow the cycling path on the old Dolomites railway trail passing lake Toblacher See and the war cemetery reminding World War I. Shortly after you will admire a unique view on the world-famous Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks), before arriving to lake Dürrensee. Slightly steep the cycling path leads to the boarder of the two provinces Bolzano and Belluno. From now on, you roll comfortably downhill direction south to the pearl of the Dolomites, Cortina d’Ampezzo with its astonishing mountain scenery. Continue slightly downhill, a large part still on the old railway trail – on your left the massif of Sorapis, on your right the massif Cinque Torri (five towers)! Through the Boite-Valley, you cycle direction south to Pieve di Cadore.

Day 3

(approx. 80 km)

From here you will cycle on the new cycling path to Longarone. This town was completely rebuilt in 1963 after a landslide filled the Vajont dam above the village and caused a flood. From Longarone you cycle to Conegliano.

Day 4

(approx. 95 km)

You leave the Alps behind and arrive to Treviso, city of waterways and fashion. On your way you can admire numerous villas from the Italian master-builder Palladio, who was able to complete here his magnificent buildings under the influence of the leading European sea power Venice. River Sile remains your faithful companion direction Adriatic Sea to Venice mainland/Mestre from where you can start your exploration of the „Serenissima“.

Day 5

Individual departure or possibility to extend your stay.

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Prices and dates

Standard
Price in double room with breakfast From 05/05/2021 to 06/10/2021 379 €
High season supplement From 23/06/2021 to 08/09/2021 39 €
Single room supplement 97 €

From 05/05/21 to 18/06/21, from 19/06/21 to 12/09/21, from 13/09/21 to 06/10/21 arrival is always possible on Wednesday.

It is recommended to purchase an optional travel cancellation policy. Prices valid subject to changes in the offer, omissions, printing errors or arithmetic.

Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 01/05/2021 to 30/06/2021 59 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 01/05/2021 to 30/06/2021 17 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 01/07/2021 to 31/08/2021 79 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 01/07/2021 to 31/08/2021 17 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Toblach From 01/09/2021 to 31/10/2021 59 €
Single room supplement per night Toblach From 01/09/2021 to 31/10/2021 17 €
Price per night in double room with breakfast Venedig 69 €
Single room supplement per night Venedig 23 €

From 05/05/21 to 18/06/21, from 19/06/21 to 12/09/21, from 13/09/21 to 06/10/21 arrival is always possible on Wednesday.

It is recommended to purchase an optional travel cancellation policy. Prices valid subject to changes in the offer, omissions, printing errors or arithmetic.

21-gears women‘s or men‘s bicycle 65 €
E-bike 120 €
Rental bike TOP 95 €
Return transfer 65 €

From 05/05/21 to 18/06/21, from 19/06/21 to 12/09/21, from 13/09/21 to 06/10/21 arrival is always possible on Wednesday.

It is recommended to purchase an optional travel cancellation policy. Prices valid subject to changes in the offer, omissions, printing errors or arithmetic.

General information

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By car: on the Brenner/Brennero motorway (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone – take the exit “Brixen-Pustertal”, then through the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria (SS49) to Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco, depending on the location of your hotel or drive along the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then further into Italy through the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa, depending on the location of your hotel.
By train: take the train from Innsbruck over the Brenner/Brennero to Franzensfeste/Fortezza. Change the train to the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria - Lienz and get off either at Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco depending on the location of your hotel. Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at,www.trenitalia.com.
By plane: low cost flights are available to Treviso, Venice Marco Polo, Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari and Innsbruck.
We can organise your airport transfer to the first hotel (on request and not included in the price).

Hotels 3*** and 4**** category.
Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot!

Free and unguarded parking facilities for the duration of the bicycle tour at a nearby public parking area.

On request every Sunday by shuttle bus from Venice mainland/Mestre to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa at a price of € 65.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking).

Alternative: Cortina Express: daily departure from Mestre train station and Venice airport to Cortina d’Ampezzo and/or Toblach/Dobbiaco at the cost of approx. € 23.00 per person (booking necessary www.cortinaexpress.it).

• 21-gears women‘s or men‘s bicycle
• Rental bike TOP
• E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery, range up to 100 km)

• Accommodation in hotels 3*** and 4**** category

• Breakfast buffet or full breakfast

• Personal tour information

• Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel

• Well planned routes

• Detailed documents (maps, route description, places to visit, important telephone numbers)

• Telephone service hotline for the entire tour

• Arrival to the starting point of the tour

• Departure at the end of the tour

• Drinks, tourist tax and all extras

• Lunch, Dinner

• Not mentioned entries

• Rental bikes and travel insurance

• All not expressly mentioned under the item „Included services“

FAQ

Questions and answers

There are several ways to get to the island of Venice:
the fastest way is by taxi, the journey takes about 9 minutes.
From the "Corso del Popolo Mestrina" there is also a direct bus. It leaves about every 30 minutes.
On the island of Venice itself, however, there are only two means of transport: on foot or by boat.
The use of bicycles is not allowed.

Every Wednesday and Saturday we offer a transfer by shuttle bus from Venice mainland/Mestre to Alta Pusteria (Dobbiaco/Villabassa).
Alternatively, there is a daily bus service (Cortina Express) from Mestre train station to Cortina or Dobbiaco. Here a direct reservation is necessary.

In Venice you are accommodated on the mainland in Mestre.

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