Christmas Markets in the Italian Dolomites

  • Date

    8 – 13 December 2022

  • Price

    €589 per person

  • Visiting

    Vipiteno – Bressanone – Val Gardena (Ortisei & Selva) – Merano – Bolzano – Trento

Programe

Thursday 8 December | Meet at airport at 10:30am to board Air Malta flight to Milan departing at 12:35pm. On arrival, transfer by private coach to the quaint mountain village of Campolasta in Sarentino reached via the scenic roads of the Dolomites.

Friday 9 December | Full day, optional excursion, to two South Tyrol’s original Christmas markets. Our first stop will be in Vipiteno, a mountain village which is transformed into a winter fairy tale during the festive season. We then proceed to Bressanone where the market is nestled around the splendid piazza duomo dominated by a marvellous cathedral.

Saturday 10 December | Full day, optional excursion to the Val Gardena region. Our first stop will be in Ortisei, a real Christmas Village where Christmas carols can be heard from every corner and the scent of freshly baked delicacies spreads through its streets. We then proceed to Selva di Val Gardena where they prepare the famous ‘Mountain Christmas’, a unique setting which creates an idyllic seasonal atmosphere in the high mountain region.

Sunday 11 December | Full day, optional excursion, to Merano. This town is surrounded by mountains as it is located in a basin where three valleys flow: Val Venosta, Val Passiria and Val d’Adige. Apart from its string of Christmas markets, Merano also has plenty of sightseeing to offer. Visitors enjoy lovely strolls through the old town among medieval alleys, historic gates and elegant buildings. We then proceed to Italy’s largest Christmas market situated in Bolzano, the regional capital of Alto Adige, South Tyrol; set against a backdrop of the Rosengarten mountains.

Monday 12 December | Full day, optional excursion to Trento which is unique amongst the alpine cities. Over 60 wooden huts with local handicrafts and gastronomic specialities are set up in Piazza Fiera and Piazza Cesare Battisti. There will be free time to enjoy roaming around the narrow streets and also time to visit the magnificent Duomo and other places of interest.

Tuesday 13 December | Early morning departure from Campolasta to Milan Linate’s airport. Our flight back to Malta is expected to leave from Milan at 3:15pm.

PRICE PER ADULT

Discounted*Normal
Triple€559€709
Twin€589€739
Single€629€779
Child 6-11yrs€509€659
Child 2-5yrs€459€609
Infant (under 2 yrs) €120

* The discounted price applies only when excursions and half board are purchased.

Prices include

  • Air Malta flights – Malta / Milan / Malta
  • Air taxes, fuel surcharge and service charge
  • Return airport transfers
  • 5 nights accommodation at a 3* hotel in Campolasta Sarentino
  • Daily breakfast
  • Tour Leader services

Extras

  • Excursions – Adults €150, Children €50
  • Half Board (5 dinners) – Adults €60, Children €30
  • City tax to be paid at the hotel – €9.50 per person
  • Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is not included and needs to be taken out. Covered by the Insolvency Fund. Booking terms and conditions listed at the end of our brochure apply and are taken as being read and consented to. Please read them carefully before booking

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