- Find the right level on multigrade weeks
- Explore an extensive network of routes
- Relax in a comfortable familyrun hotel in picturesque Dobbiaco
Cross-country skiing is a fantastic way to enjoy some of the best winter scenery on offer. With pre-cut tracks or ‘loipe’ offering a network of routes on varying terrain, there is something for everyone. Unlike downhills skiing, this is more of an aerobic workout and not all about speed. Crucially, cross-country skis can be used on the flat, on descent and even on an ascent, with the right technique. The Dolomites have been welcoming visitors for many years, keen to enjoy the characteristic jagged limestone peaks.
Dobbiaco, set at 1200m in altitude in the heart of the region, is one of our most popular centres, offering weeks at beginner to advanced level. Our base for the week is the welcoming hotel run by the Tschurtschenthaler family, where warm hospitality and comfortable surroundings provide the perfect balance to an active itinerary.
Day 1: Start Dobbiaco.
Day 2 - 4: 3 days cross-country skiing.
Day 5: Free Day
Day 6 - 7: We continue our explorations on skis.
Day 8: End Dobbiaco.
- All breakfasts and 5 dinners
- Airport transfers (for group flights only)
- One cross-country leader per grade
- 7 nights at Hotel Tschurtschenthaler
- 5 days of ski instruction/guiding
- Cross-country skis, boots and poles
- Loipe and bus pass
- Travel insurance
- Single accommodation - (available on request)
- Superior rooms available, depending on departure date.
- Visas or vaccinations
- Local taxes (approx. EUR 10, see Trip Notes)
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cross-country Skiing Dobbiaco tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 15 February 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 February 2023, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Cross-country Skiing Dobbiaco tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Cross-country Skiing Dobbiaco tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
- Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
- Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
- All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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Choose a single country or schedule your trip around a handful of cities in different countries. While larger European cities may require three to four days to explore, you can get around smaller destinations in a day or two. Planning your trip around a particular region will cut down your travel time and save your time in transit.
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Is English spoken in Italy? Should I learn communication phrases in Italy?
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