The Magic Dolomites and Austrian Alps 10d/9n

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The Magic Dolomites and Austrian Alps 10d/9n

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The Magical Dolomites & Austrian Alps – Venice to Salzburg

Hotel rotation: Canazei 2n, Alta Badia 1n, Kronplatz 2n, Zillertal 2n, Kitzbühel 2n, Saalbach-Hinterglemm 2n

10 Days, 9 Nights, 8 Days of Skiing

Day 1 Venice/Venice airport to Canazei (no skiing)

skiing europeStart this trip with a pick up at charming Venice or Venice airport by your guides and transfer in the direction of northern Italy. Our first destination of the trip is world renowned ski resort of Dolomites, more precisely the alpine village of Canazei. In the evening meet you guides for a quick itinerary overview, followed by welcome drinks and dinner. Lodging hotel La Perla or similar. (D)

Day 2 Canazei and Val di Fassa ski area

skiing europeFirst day on snow will take us around some of the best slopes in Val di Fassa valley, home of the Ladin people, community with its own language and history. During lunch time we will have the opportunity to try the fusion of Italian and South Tyrolean cousin, at one of rustic huts on the slope, overlooking Marmolada glacier, the highest mountain of Dolomites. Finish a day of skiing with aperitivo in a truly Italian way. Lodging and dining in Canazei. (B,L,D)

Day3 Famous Sella Ronda, Val Gardena and Alta Badia

skiing europeA unique day of skiing is ahead of you. Leaving the hotel on your skis and skiing right to your next lodging spot, two valleys further up north. Today you will have the chance to ski some of the most famous slopes in the world, Sella Ronda circuit and two legendary World Cup skiing destinations of Val Gardena and Alta Badia. We will finish our day by skiing right to our next hotel in a small alpine village of San Cassiano, famous for its top notch hotels and Michelin star restaurants. Lodging and dinner in Rosa Alpina or similar. (B,L,D)  

Day 4 Kronplatz ski resort and journey to Austria

skiing europeAfter breakfast short transfer up north into direction of Austrian border. Our ski day starts in a village of San Vigilio, one of three starting points of popular ski resort Kronplatz, the most northern resort of Italian Dolomites. Because of its variety of slopes (120km) of all difficulties and top standard lift facilities (32 lifts) Kronplatz is one of the best family ski resorts in this part of the world. We will finish our ski day in the town of Brunico from where we will be transferred across the border into Austria. Glacier valley of Zillertal will be our playground for the next 2 days. Lodging hotel Zillergrund or similar. (B,L)

Day 5 Mayrhofner mountains

skiing europeWelcome to the world’s largest skiing valley of Zillertal. 180 of the most modern lift facilities bring you quickly and comfortably from an altitude of 580 meters to an altitude of 3,350 meters above sea level. 530 kilometers of optimally groomed slopes provide the right challenge for any taste, including demanding, sporty downhill runs and pristine slopes covered in deep powder snow as well as sunny and wide carving slopes for families, beginners and aficionados. And if that was not enough numerous cozy ski huts and magnificently situated mountain restaurants with sun terraces will simply delight you. The Zillertal is divided into the 4 extensive skiing areas: Hochzillertal, Zillertal Arena, Mayrhofner and Zillertal glaciers.  Today your guides will take you around Mayrhofner mountains, situated just opposite to our lodging. (B,L)

Day 6  Zillertal Arena ski resort

skiing europeTime to discover Zilleratl’s largest ski area Zillertal Arena. Guides will navigate you through hundreds of kilometers of slopes over 3 valleys, towards your final destination of the day, secluded alpine village of Königsleiten. Faboulous mountain lodges offer great variety of lunch options with some of the best views over Tyrolean Alps. At the end of ski day a quick one hour transfer from Königsleiten village to our next stop, one of the world most famous and boutique ski resorts Kitzbühel. Lodging and dinner at the Tennerhof hotel in Kitzbühel, our home for 2 nights. (B,L,D)

Day 7 Kitzbühel

skiing europeAfter breakfast we are going to enjoy some of the world’s most famous slopes on the mountain Hahnenkamm just above Kitzbühel. The famous Streif is the most spectacular downhill ski track in the world. Resort offer more than 200km of slopes in all degree of difficulty and over 60 rustic, cozy ski huts, where they offer traditional and international lunch specialties. After skiing relax in hotels spa and dine on your own in one of many restaurants in Kitzbühel town. (B,L,D)

Day 8 Fieberbrunn and Hinterglemm

skiing europeIn the morning you will say goodbye to Kitzbühel area and transfer to the nearby village of Fieberbrunn which is part of one of the biggest Austrian ski resorts named Skicircus. Fieberbrunn is freeride mecca and offers amazing views of Kitzbüheler Alps. During a ski day your guides will show you the best slopes leading towards the magical alpine town of Hinterglemm, where best Apres Ski parties take place and where your next hotel is situated. Lodging and dinner at the Alpin Palace Hotel in Hinterglemm, we will stay at this property for the next 2 nights. (B,L,D)

Day 9 Saalbach-Hinterglemm and Leogang

skiing europeLast day of skiing and time to discover the last hidden corners of Skicircus. As mentioned this is one of the biggest ski resorts in Europe (over 270km of slopes, 105 trails and 70 lifts) and it spreads over two Austrian states, Salzburg and Tyrol, connecting 4 alpine towns of Leogang, Saalbach, Hinterglemm and Fieberbrunn. Your guides will show you the best slopes, photo stops and take you to the huts with the most delicious Austrian food – gourmet experience at its best, in the area of Saalbach and Leogang. (B,L,D)

Video of Saalbach: https://youtu.be/OMilMa_uwds

Day 10 Transfer to Salzburg/Munich/Ljublana airport

After breakfast transfer to Salzburg/Salzburg Airport. Other drop off destinations available upon arrangement. (B)

 

What is included?

Land transportation through the whole tour in luxury mini-van with extra leg room

Airport transfer from Venice or Ljubljana on Day 1

Airport transfer to Munich, Salzburg or Ljubljana on Day 10

9 nights in 4+ or 5 star hotel accommodation in twin/double beds with private bathroom (single room supplements available)

All breakfasts in the hotel, all snack/lunches on the slopes and 7 dinners with drinks, plus refreshment on days with afternoon transfers

2 X Full time professional Licensed English speaking ski instructor/guide/driver while on the tour. At least one guide always ski with the group, as the second switches between skiing, driving the van and providing back up service all the time during the trip.

Minimum of 2 hours of group ski lessons per day, private lessons available upon arrangement 

Ski pass for all 8 days of skiing 

Organization, VAT and basic insurance

All parking fees and motorway tolls

 

Not included:

Ski equipment:

– Highly recommended to bring your own; at least ski boots and helmet

– Skis and poles can be arranged by our agency at the extra cost (contact us for more details)

Personal travel insurance – highly recommended

 

*Activity level of the trip is 3-4 (suitable for intermediate skiers and above – parallel and carving technique, skiers comfortable skiing on red slopes and above)

Activity Levels:

1 – Beginners

2 – Skiing in snow plow and parallel (blue slopes)

3 – Parallel skiing (red slopes)

4 – Carving/Freeride

 

Winter 2019/2020 dates:

Ski Opening

 

 

 

Departures between

15-Dec

20-Dec

Available

New Year (high season)

 

 

 

Departures between

21-Dec

01-Jan

Limited – on request

January

 

 

 

Departures between

02-Jan

26-Jan

Available

February (High season)

 

 

 

Departures between

27-Jan

27-Feb

Available – High season

March

 

 

 

Departures between

28-Feb

01-Apr

Available

 

 

Price based on the number of people in the group:

2 pax: 9.350 euro per person

4 pax: 7.300 euro per person

6 pax: 6.600 euro per person

8 pax: 6.200 euro per person

10 pax: 5.900 euro per person

Single room supplement: 900 EUR

High season supplement: 700 EUR

All departures are on request