See the natural wonders of the Dolomites

Little Trains of the Dolomites

Little Trains of the DolomitesItaly
Fully GuidedFully Guided
77 Nights
Half Board
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    Your Guided Group Holiday to the Dolomites

    Join us on this incredible holiday to Italy to uncover historic sights, breathtaking scenery and idyllic villages of the Dolomites, one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in Europe. On a visit to Bolzano, known as the gateway to the Dolomites, we’ll see how Italian and German influences seamlessly blend throughout the city. The Renon Railway will take us to the beautiful mountain town of Collalbo and after experiencing the scenic views from the Mendola Funicular, one of the steepest funiculars in Europe, we’ll enjoy some wine tasting. With a panoramic train journey from Mezzolombardo to Caldes, a boat trip around Lake Garda and a tour of Trento, there is so much we’ll see in this incredible part of Italy. 

    Please Note : Guests should have a good level of mobility in order to embark/disembark from the trains, cable cars & funiculars included on this holiday

    Trip Itinerary

    Activity Level 3

    Activity Level: Moderate

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    Travel To Italy


    Travel to Italy

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Let’s travel to Italy! On arrival we’ll join our friendly local representative for our transfer to our hotel at Lake Molveno situated under the shadow of the Brenta Dolomites.

    Bolzano & Collalbo Train



    Time: MorningMorning

    Following a leisurely breakfast join us on a full day excursion with our expert guide as we start our day with a visit to Bolzano, the gateway to the Dolomites. We’ll explore the wonderful art, architecture and treasure of the city on a walking tour followed by some free time at our leisure for further exploration.

    Renon Railway & Collalbo

    Time: AfternoonAfternoon

    This afternoon we will take the Renon Cable Car to the hilltop village of Soprabolzano (journey time approx. 12 minutes) where we will board the Renon Railway for our onward journey to the picturesque mountain town of Collalbo (journey time approx. 15min). As the historic narrow-guage train climbs to an altitude of 1221 meters we will enjoy views of some of the most dramatic scenery of the Dolomites. As we return, by coach, to our hotel in the late afternoon we will have some photo opportunities of the Earth Pyramids rock formations of the South Tyrol.

    Mendola Funicular & Wine Tasting


    Mendola Funicular & Wine Tasting

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Today’s excursion will take us to the village of San Antonio at the foothills of the Mendola mountain range where we will board the funicular and ascend the mountain to Passo della Mendola (journey time approx. 12min each way)  Our journey crosses numerous bridges, travels through woodland and offers spectacular mountain views as we climb 1363 meters. Once we descend the mountain our guide will take us to a local winery for some wine tasting before returning to our hotel in the afternoon. 

    Caldes & Cles


    Caldes & Cles

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Let’s explore more! We start our day travelling by coach to the historic town of Mezzolombardo where we will board our train for a scenic journey through the mountains to Caldes (journey time approx. 45min) On arrival we will visit the impressive Gothic style 13th century Caldes Castle which overlooks the Noce River. Following some free time at leisure our afternoon visit is to the Assessorile Palace (Palace of Justice) in the village of Cles. The building appearance reflects the 15th century reconstruction of a tower dating from the 13th century and is famous for its frescoed walls.

    Lake Garda


    Lake Garda

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Join us today on a full day excursion to Lake Garda where we will enjoy a relaxing boat trip sailing from Riva del Garda before having some free time at leisure in the picturesque village of Limone.




    Time: MorningMorning

    This morning we will enjoy an excursion to the former Roman settlement of Trento where our guide will take us on a walking tour of the colourful streets including a visit to Buonconsiglio Castle. With its impressive architecture, beautiful frescoes, and picturesque surroundings, Buonconsiglio Castle offers visitors a captivating journey through the history of Trentino. 

    At Leisure


    At Leisure

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Spend your last day enjoying the beautiful lakeside setting, shopping for last minute souvenirs or enjoying a coffee, gelato or glass of wine at a local cafe.

    Return Home


    Return Home

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Time to say 'arrivederci' to Italy! 

    We will be transferred to the airport with guide assistance for our flight home.

    * We aim to operate your tour itinerary according to the format shown. Occasionally, local conditions and unexpected events may result in adjustments to the planned schedule. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in the event of any changes.

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    Know before you go

    What if there is an emergency?

    We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

    Do I need a Visa?

    Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

    Will I be met at the airport?

    You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

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