9 days - from only £749pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Little Trains of the Dolomites

Discover the area by train or funicular - you will be amazed by the magnificent landscapes, quaint villages and historic castles of the Dolomites, one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Europe. This fantastic holiday will leave you with memories to treasure.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then we travel to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2:

    We arrive at Lake Molveno for a six-night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Bolzano, Renon and Collalbo Train

    Set amidst hilly vineyards, the charming city of Bolzano is the gateway to the Italian Dolomites and has lots to see, including the medieval centre and the majestic cathedral.

    After some free time to explore, we will board a cable car to the town of Soprabolzano in the hills. When we arrive, we will board the Renon Railway which will take us up to the beautiful mountain town of Collalbo.

    We then return, calling at the unusual rock formations of the Earth Pyramids of Tyrol on our way back.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bolzano

    Bolzano

    Included Highlights

    • Collalbo Train Ride
    • Bolzano
  • Day 4: Passo Mendola Funicular

    We travel to San Mendola a beautiful town at the foot of the spectacular Mendola Mountain range where we will board the Mendola funicular railway and ascend the mountain to Passo della Mendola.

    You will pass over numerous bridges and through beautiful woodland taking in amazing views of the mountain scenery on the way.

    We visit a local vineyard on our return journey enjoying some of the magnificent examples on offer.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mendola Funicular

    Mendola Funicula

    Included Highlights

    • Mendola Funicular Ride
  • Day 5: Cles and Caldes

    We travel to the town of Mezzolombardo, where we board a train through the mountains to Cles. We will follow the course of the River Noce, passing Thun Castle, with great alpine valley scenery to enjoy along the way.

    Passing St. Justina Lake we arrive at Cles, which sits on hills filled with vineyards above the water, with great views over the surrounding landscape. We visit the Asserorile Palace here, with time for lunch.

    We then continue on the train to Caldes where we visit the castle which is a mixture of the influential Venetian, Lombardy and German culture that have influenced this area over the years.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cles

    Cles

    Included Highlights

    • Caldes
    • Cles
  • Day 6: Lake Garda

    Today we travel to Lake Garda and cruise on the beautiful waters of the largest lake in Italy.

    The lake is surrounded on all sides by dramatic mountains that become even more imposing and dramatic when you get on the water. You will also enjoy great views of the many beautiful resorts that dot the lake's shoreline on this fantastic cruise from Riva del Garda to Limone.

    On arrival, we will have time to enjoy the town which is dramatically situated at the foot of a massive cliff-face with beautiful winding streets and ancient buildings.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Garda

    Lake Garda Cruise

    Included Highlights

    • Limone
    • Lake Garda Cruise
  • Day 7: Trento

    Enjoy a half-day guided visit to Trento to get to know the city, including its Buonconsiglio Castle.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Trento

    Trento

    Included Highlights

    • Trento
  • Day 8:

    After breakfast, we travel towards Belgium to our overnight hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £149.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 3-star Grand Hotel Molveno, a beautiful hotel made of traditional wood and stone that fits perfectly in its beautiful lakeside surroundings. Inside large windows give great views out to the stunning landscapes and the beautiful grounds make for a great place to wander around at any time of day. 

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

For a full list of our joining points, click here.

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