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.
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
Duration: Half day
Min/max numbers: 4-10
Price: £25 per person (pre-book)
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 or Chalet Hotel Alexandra in Lech. You can also combine your stay in La Villa with 14 other resorts in Austria including Igls, Kitzbühel, Seefeld or Mayrhofen.
Resort Code: ITLA
Languages spoken: Italian
Time difference: GTM +1
The Inghams exclusive Chalet Hotel 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.
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Transfer Approx. 2hrs 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
World War 1 Trenches and Cortina £40, full day
Visit the site of some of the most brutal fighting of World War 1, the Italian Front. Known as the 'White War' the battlegrounds have been carefully turned into an open-air museum to pay tribute to the many men who fell there. We take you on a guided journey of discovery through the trenches, where you can see how the men lived, fought and tried to survive the apalling conditions. We also visit the glamorous resort of Cortina d'ampezzo for some free time to enjoy the many shops and pavement cafés.
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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.