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La Villa Holidays

Spectacular walking and cycling at the heart of the Dolomites

La Villa holidays offer spectacular walking and cycling at the heart of the Dolomites.

Set at the foot of the Gardenazza and the Piz La Ila verdant plateau, La Villa borders two National Parks in the heart of the famous Dolomite Mountains, known for their stunning and unique scenery.

Holidays to La Villa offer walkers and activity seekers of all levels an abundance of pathways, with easy trails along the valley bottom and up on the plateau of Col Alt-Pralongià, and more challenging routes in the Puez-Odle Natural Park, easily accessible via the excellent lift links.  The villages of Badia, Corvara, Colfosco and San Cassiano are within easy reach and the delightful market town of Brunico is a popular place to visit by local bus.

Experience More

A Taste Of Village Life

A Taste of Village Life

Learn farming in the traditional way with a local friendly farmer. Churn the milk to make your own butter or cheese and maybe even milk a cow! Merano and La Villa are in the heart of sunny South Tyrol, which is famous for its mild climate high in the Alps, its gardens, meadows and vineyards. The wide range of local farm produced delicacies make for a unique holiday experience.

When: Jun - Sep   Where: Merano   Duration: Half day   
Min/max numbers: 4-10   Price: £25 per person (pre-book)

Useful Information

Resort Code: ITLA

Languages spoken:

Time difference: GTM +1

Currency: EUR

  • from£729pp
  • 16 rooms
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The Inghams exclusive Al Pigher ('The Beehive') was introduced to our programme for the first time in 2012. Its stunning Dolomite location coupled with excellent cuisine, comfortable rooms and a whole host of added value extras made it and instant hit with our summer guests.

Travel and Transportation

Departure day To Depart from Supplement
Wednesday/Saturday
Saturday
Saturday
Saturday
Saturday
Saturday
Innsbruck Gatwick
Bristol
Birmingham
Manchester
Leeds-Bradford
Edinburgh
Nil/£19
£69
£49
£49
£59
£59

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours by coach.

Supplements: are based on 7 nights departures.

Self drive is available

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Things To Do

  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Visit castle Ciastel Colz and the old manor house that overlooks the village
  • Tennis
  • Visit Selva and Ortisei
  • War Trenches
  • Climbing tours and Via Ferrata

Walking

Inghams Guided Wanderwalks

Here are some great examples of introductory walks around the area of La Villa and the Alta Badia. On arrival in La Villa your Inghams Representative will have a full programme of walks and activities to choose from whether you are a holiday rambler or like more challenging hikes.

Sompunt Lake | Easy | Approx ½ hr |

An introductory walk, perfect for getting your bearings. Starting from the church of La Villa we walk along the Rottonara Road, past the Sotsas farmstead walking through beautiful woods and flower-filled meadows on to the lake. An ideal location for a picnic under the pine trees along the shore of Lake Sompunt This is an ideal starting point for many other walks such as walk: Badia, La Villa and Sponata. Free

Colfosco Panorama | Medium | Approx 3 hrs |

This enjoyable hike is at altitude and set against the imposing backdrop of the Group Sella mountains. Admire a particularly lovely view of the Val de Misdé and Piz Boè while walking along the Colfosco panorama path. This is the ideal path to discover and take in the stunning Dolomite flora, so if you really like alpine flowers, don’t miss it! Approx £10 payable locally.

Please note: Walks are available on a first come first served basis and also subject to weather conditions. Please register with your Rep on arrival.

2 Countries in 2 Weeks | Experience two diverse mountain resorts and combine your stay at the Chalet Hotel Al Pigher with 7 nights at the Chalet Hotel Montfort in Lech. You can also combine your stay in La Villa with 14 other resorts in Austria including Igls, Kitzbühel, Seefeld or Mayrhofen.

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Experience the best of Italy's Dolomites beautiful mountains on this 14 night holiday linking to the glorious mountain resort of Lech in Austria.

Good to know

  • Buy a Super Summer Card to enjoy access to over 100 cable cars and chairlifts in the Dolomites area!
  • Experience the culture as well as the sports in the region and visit the church of “Our Lady”
  • Colz Castle hosts various concerts in the courtyard during the summer months
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