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Nicola Seagroatt
Nicola Seagroatt

Widely travelled, a keen skier and a passion for yoga and healthy living.

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Agustina Lagos Marmol

Based in the Dolomites, a multi-lingual world traveler, climber and hiker.

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dolomite mountains

dolomite mountains italy

The Dolomite Mountains are one of the most impressive alpine regions in the world.  With a fascinating blend of cultures, sensational food and a vast array of activities, they provide a unique experience that is second to none.

In the summer, you can bask in the sunshine surrounded by limestone mountain peaks, lush green pine forests and hike or bike through edelweiss and wildflowers.  Alternatively, if you’ve got a greater sense of adventure then try out the famous ‘via ferrata’ paths to gain access to breath-taking views and explore the rifugios’ delicacies (often strudel!) on the mountain-tops.

When the summer months are over, the green pastures are replaced by a pristine blanket of snow and the area becomes some of the finest skiing in the world.  The Dolomiti Superski is a haven for winter enthusiasts.  From on or off-piste skiing, ski safaris or snow-shoeing, the terrain offers something for everyone – families, beginners and champions alike.

Our favourite hotel in the Dolomites is the superb 5 star Hotel Rosa Alpina, recently voted 'best spa hotel in Europe' by readers of Conde Nast Traveller.  Perfect in both winter and summer.  Outstanding service guaranteed.

We think this alpine playground is definitely worth a visit - good value, an awesome setting for winter and summer activities, and most importantly - exceptional food to re-fuel on after an energetic day in the fresh air.

Other ideas for holidays in the mountains

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4 day off-piste luxury ski adventure

From £2,350 per person
Challenge yourself by day with some of the best back country skiing in the world and pamper yourself at night in 5 star luxury. More

7 night adult fitness holiday

From £1,795 per person

Tailored to all ages and levels of fitness. More

5 day family hiking, biking and via ferrata adventure

From £2,420 per person
Hike, bike, and climb in Dolomites mountain chic style on this 5 days summer vacation packed full of activities and options for the entire family. More


6 day luxury ski & gourmet safari

From £2,510 per person
Discover fantastic skiing in the Dolomites while sampling some senational cuisine along the way and pampering yourself at night in 5 star luxury. More


Guided hiking traverse in Italian Dolomites

From £1,270 per person
Explore by foot some of the most incredible areas in the Dolomites.  Hike through pine forests and green meadows, sampling delicious strudel along the way... More


7 day Via Ferrata traverse

From £2,105 per person
Climb on some of the most famous via ferrata in the world - these well-protected routes allow almost anyone to safely ascend a mountainside.. More


7 day ski safari family adventure

From £2,440 per person
Ski from hut-to-hut on a real family adventure, enjoying spectacular views and authentic cuisine. More


7 passes in 7 days: road biking

From £1,815 per person

Bicycle over seven breath-taking Dolomite mountain passes, enjoying fabulous descents into beautiful valleys. More


7 day guided hut to hut ski safari

From £2,220 per person
Ski from hut-to-hut on perfectly groomed, lift-serviced runs and explore the Dolomites on skis, moving from hut-to-hut each night. More


8 days mountain biking traverse

From £1,390 per person
Experience the Dolomites by mountain bike - you can cover a lot of ground and stop whenever suits you to admire the sensational views. More


Hike the Ladin Valleys of Val Gardena,Val di Fassa & Alta Badia

From £1,709 per person

Hike through 3 of the South Tyrolean valleys exploring high mountain passes, dramatic peaks and beautiful green valleys. More


Weather and when to go

The Dolomites has guaranteed snow in the Winter with the temperature a few degrees below zero and beautiful scenery in the Summer with temperatures in the mid to high twenties.  From Easter through to June the temperature climbs into the high teens and it stays in the high twenties all the way through towards the end of September.

Everything else

  • Flights from London to Innsbruck, Austria or Venice, Italy (both approx. 2 hours flying time)
  • Tranfers from Innsbruck approx. 90 minutes; from Venice approx. 2 ½ hours.
  • No visa required if coming from EU
  • Snow guaranteed until start of April due to extensive investment in snow machines
  • Ladin, Italian and Tyrolean cultures
  • Languages spoken: Italian, German, French, English
  • Currency: EURO
rosa alpina

rosa alpina

dolomite mountains, italy    room per night from £290

5 star Relais & Chateaux hotel in the heart of the mountains that was recently voted by Conde Nast Traveller readers as the 'best spa hotel in Europe'. The perfect base for both winter skiing and summer adventures.

hotel posta zirm

hotel posta zirm

dolomite mountains, italy   

In the heart of Corvara, is a brilliant 4 star hotel with great character. Hotel Posta Zirm is perfect for both winter and summer Dolomite trips. With an impressive wellness centre, lovely rooms and popular restaurant, this is a charming place to stay.

la majun

la majun

dolomite mountains, italy   

A stylish 4 star hotel in La Villa, combining traditional alpine with contemporary furnishings. Attentive staff, great decor and a 'ski in - ski out' location, your experience at La Majun will be unforgettable.

ciasa salares

ciasa salares

dolomite mountains, italy   

A sophisticated 4 star hotel only minutes from San Cassiano with warm lobby areas and roaring fires, surrounded by Fanes Park and the peaks of Conturines and Lavarella.

hotel cortina

hotel cortina

dolomite mountains, italy   

One of the oldest hotels in Cortina d'Ampezzo, this charming hotel is traditional in style and in a fantastic location, on the main drag of the chic resort.

hotel ambra

hotel ambra

dolomite mountains, italy   

An old-style, 4 star bed and breakfast in Cortina with exceptionally luxurious attic rooms and friendly service.



dolomite mountains, italy   

A selection of charming mountain huts in the Dolomite Mountains. Comfortable, delicious food and great stop-overs for hiking / biking tours or ski-safaris.