Venture beyond Italy's spectacular Dolomite Mountains, and explore the culture, cuisine, villages, and cities that lie below on our Pre- and Post-Trip Extensions

Venice, Verona, Lake Garda, and the Prosecco region in northern Italy; Cinque Terre, Rome, and Naples in the south: and even across the Italian border in Austria… the possibilities are endless! Like what you see? String together a series of extensions and create the Italian adventure of your dreams!

Italy and its surroundings are brimming with opportunities for adventure… so why not add a few days to your trip and explore beyond the Dolomites? Our trip extensions range from one-day tours (great as a transition to help you recover from jet lag) to multi-day trips. You might even feel like you’re on a second vacation!

Our extensions are crafted to help you experience the region in a short amount of time. We can arrange guided tours, theater performances, guided activities, and the like… or if you prefer, simply arrange your accommodation and leave you on your own to explore each day… It’s the perfect way to add a little extra adventure to your holiday! So come join us in the Dolomites… and BEYOND!

Please contact us for more information on planning your vacation with Dolomite Mountains.

PRE- AND POST-TRIP EXTENSIONS

Season: Year-round
Popular Locations: Venice, Verona, Lake Garda, Florence, Milan, Cinque Terre, Rome, and more!
Holiday Types: Guided and/or Self Guided
Length of Trips: 2 to 4 days
Prices: From €1160 per person

Our sample itineraries for inspiration

The options for travel Beyond the Dolomites are as great as the landscape itself. So let us help you! Below are sample itineraries to inspire you. Don’t see quite what you’re looking for? Contact us, and let us create a custom itinerary, just for you!

Exploring Venice

Exploring Venice

4 Days

Venice is a fabulous place to be lost - in fact, locals will often advise visitors to wander the city without using a map. This is a lovely idea! Yes, the city can be confusing, with its labyrinthine winding passages and canals, but these passages hold the key to much of its beauty!

Exploring Prosecco: Northern Italy’s Sparkling Wine Region

Exploring Prosecco: Northern Italy’s Sparkling Wine Region

3 Days

Prosecco, best known for its delicious sparkling wine, is a fantastic region for hiking, cycling, and cultural exploration in Northern Italy. Beautiful landscapes in the foothills of the Dolomites offer breathtaking vistas, perfectly complementing the gorgeous wines produced here!

Lake Garda Extension: A Hidden Gem

Lake Garda Extension: A Hidden Gem

3 Days

Discover Italy’s largest and most beautiful – yet least well-known – lake. Intense blue waters and a diverse shoreline create endless holiday options. Choose from a series of enticing itineraries, where you can be active or luxuriate in thermal spa waters – or both!

Franciacorta Extension: Italy’s Other Sparkler

Franciacorta Extension: Italy’s Other Sparkler

3 Days

Meander through the Franciacorta region, as you hike, bike, and explore the charming towns and vineyards that blanket the area. Plus, discover Franciacorta the sparkling wine, explore Lake Iseo, and relax in the lap of luxury at your 5-star spa hotel!

Florence Extension: Renaissance Majesty

Florence Extension: Renaissance Majesty

3 Days

Experience the beauty of the Renaissance in Florence – a living, breathing historic city. From the Uffizi to the Duomo, Michelangelo’s David to Saint Francis, historic bridges to cathedral squares, you’ll quickly understand why this is one of Italy’s most beautiful cities as you are whisked back in time.

The Milan Experience

The Milan Experience

4 Days

Explore Milan – from the high art of the renaissance to high fashion on the runway – and discover an incredible combination of heritage and history set within a modern, cosmopolitan way of life.

Cinque Terre Extension: Hiking the Sentiero Azzurro

Cinque Terre Extension: Hiking the Sentiero Azzurro

3 Days

Hike along the Italian Riviera and explore Cinque Terre – an Italian Treasure and UNESCO World Heritage Site! Experience a dearly held and culture as you travel through these five isolated Medieval villages set high above the Ligurian Sea.

Rome Extension: Ancient City, Modern Metropolis

Rome Extension: Ancient City, Modern Metropolis

3 Days

Immerse yourself in Rome, the Eternal City, delighting in the magnificent Roman ruins and abundant Renaissance Art. You’ll visit the Colosseum, the Vatican, and so much more, as you explore this historic yet equally modern city!