• Dates

    21 – 28 July 2017

    30 August – 06 September 2017

  • Price Starting From

    Euro538

  • Product Code

    21-28 July > GS06

    30 August – 06 September  >  GS07

“Sarentino in the Italian Dolomites is another of my favorite destinations and we have put together another
unique tour just for you.”

Stellina Galea

Day 1

Meet at MIA at 10:30am for the direct flight KM624 to Milan followed by transfer in a luxury coach to the beautiful mountain village ofCampolasta in Sarentino in the Dolomites area passing by through scenic roads.  We will have enough time to settle in our hotel and enjoy our evening meal.

Day 2

Today we visit the 1,100 year old medieval town of Brixen also known as Bressanone. We have time to explore its centre with cobbled stones and several shops. Time for lunch (extra) and afterwards free time in the largest shopping complex in Bolzano centre. After we go to visit the local museum in Sarentino and also have some free time in the centre of Sarentino. July group – Early dinner is followed by entertainment and live music in the village centre.

September group – in the morning  we will go to a special market instead in the village centre which is part of the village feast and in the afternoon we will go to Bressanone.

Day 3

Adequate time to hear morning mass at the Sarentino parish church.  This will be followed by a visit to the San Martino mountain area, a popular skiing area which will be in full summer splendour, where we will take a cable car, walk within this natural park and savour the typical mountain scenario. Late afternoon transfer to our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 4

We head to the outskirts of Bolzano to catch the Renon – Ritten train and afterwards the cable car to admire the spectacular views of the surrounding area. We then walk to naturally formed earth pyramids. We return to the hotel late afternoon for an early dinner after which we go to visit the centre of Bolzano by night.

Day 5

Today we will explore the surrounding area of Sarentino, where we will be visiting the picturesque lake at Durnholz and its tranquil village.  We visit a distillery close to Sarentino which produces Pino Mugo Oil  which has many healing properties and which is made from pine trees in the area. We also see the way the local Schnapps is produced. We go for lunch (extra) where fresh trout is bred. The restaurant also offers many other dining options.  In the afternoon we visit a woodcarver’s workshop and see how the wooden articles are produced.

Day 6

Today’s tour will take us to Merano, a spa village with many wonderful sights. In the past this town was a popular place of residence for several scientists, writers and artists, including Franz Kafka, Ezra Pound and Paul Lazarsfeld, who were attracted to its mild climate and beautiful setting. A short ride will then take us to Giardini Sissi (entrance extra) in Merano. These are beautiful botanical gardens where you can walk around and also see plants from all over the world and we spend a few hours there.

Day 7

Today we visit the scenic visit the city of Bolzano where apart from touring the historical centre we will also have time for some shopping. In the afternoon we go to the Lago di Carezza, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Dolomites. Here we can admire and walk around  the crystal clear blue waters of this beautiful lake.

Day 8

Early morning departure from Sarentino to Milan for the direct flight KM625 arriving in Malta at 5:35pm, bringing with us wonderful memories to share with family and friends.

During the September group we will attend the Sarner Kirchtag, the local festival in the area. There will be many activities for one-and-a-half days, with an Oktoberfest-like atmosphere combined with lots of traditional and local costumes. The festival will be held on Day 2 and 3 of the tour, and in order to attend this festival, the September program will be amended slightly and the visit to the oil distillery and to the woodcarver which is included in the July program will be excluded.

Prices per Adult

TWINDiscounted PriceNormal Price
21 – 28 July€538€603
30 Aug – 06 Sep€538€603
SINGLEDiscounted PriceNormal Price
21 – 28 July€608€673
30 Aug – 06 Sep€608€673

*Early booking Discount is valid up till 30 April 17 or until allocations are taken up

Infants under 2 yrs€299
Child 2-13 yrs€799
Child 12-15yrs€840
  • Half Board (7 Dinners)    Adult €99
  • Excursions    Adult €209
  • City tax €1 per person per night

Price includes

  • Flight, taxes and fuel surcharge
  • Transfers by coach and accommodation on bed and breakfast basis for 7 nights in twin room sharing in a 3 star hotel in Campolasta near Sarentino which also has a pool.

Extras

  • Half Board (7 Dinners)    Adult €99
  • Excursions    Adult €209
  • City tax €7 per person per night

This tour is subject to our general conditions.  Please read them carefully before booking.

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