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
||Alpenroyal Grand Hotel||Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
||Alpenroyal Grand Hotel||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
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
Corvara In Badia, Italy
||Hotel La Perla||Breakfast, Lunch, Snack||
Take an afternoon hike on the Pralongià plateau | Bike up the San Vigilio Valley toward the Fanes mountain group, taking your wheels off-roading if you choose
Corvara In Badia, Italy
||Hotel La Perla||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
Get ready for an exhilarating zip-line ride—Europe's biggest!—in San Vigilio di Marebbe
Cortina D'ampezzo, Italy
||Hotel Cristallo||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
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
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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.
Backroads offers deluxe biking, walking & hiking, multi-adventure and family vacations around the globe PLUS active river & ocean cruising, culinary tours, and snow adventures. All Backroads trips are fully escorted by 3 - 4 trip leaders and 2 support vans while guests travel at their own pace, enjoying exhilarating activities, cultural encounters, scenery, camaraderie and fun.
Insider TipAt any pace, in any style, traveling with Backroads is not just about the bike or the boots. It’s a rich experience as we peel back the layers that make each destination unique.
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