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Dolomites Venice

The spetacle of Dolomites Mountains a high altitude adventure in the italian alps
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19 Sep
from 1750€
September 19 - September 25

Jagged peaks emerald alpine
lakes green valleys

In this photo tour will start from the beautiful city of Venice where every spot in the city is a new picture and it is the best way to discover the Venetian atmosphere. After Venice we go straight to Europe’s most beautiful landscapes and impressive mountains in the italian alps. A journey into the wildness and majesty of the Dolomite mountains in northern Italy. Jagged peaks, emerald alpine lakes, green valleys and rustic huts.

The workshop's highlights

Get to know what
you are about to experience

We will visit the best locations in Venice and at
Dolomites area just the right moment to get the
best photographic opportunities

A wonderful sunset in Venice
Venice

Ιn this photo tour we will walk in the wet labyrinth of Venetia and together we will photograph at the best secret spots

Tree Peaks during the sunrise in Dolomites
Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Drei Zinnen in German are one of the most renowned places of the Dolomites, and one of its most iconic symbols. The hike begins at Rifugio Auronzo and the entire loop is 9 km long and mostly flat

Turquoise Lake Sorapis covered with snow
Lake Sorapis

Α stunning turquoise lake in Northern Italy in the Dolomite Mountains. This intermediate hike is worth the effort and offers incredible views of mountain peaks and the dreamy blue waters of Lake Sorapis.

Great view of Pragser Wildsee
Pragser Wildsee

When you first see Pragser Wildsee you won't believe your eyes: a spectacular site, crystal clear water, beautiful rock formations. The best part of all, is the boating with a paddle in its crystal clear waters which is a very beautiful experience

Sunrays at Alpe di Siusi,Dolomiti,Alto Adige
Alpe di Siusi

The Alpe di Siusi, the largest high-altitude plateau of Europe, extends in the heart of the South Tyrolean Dolomites, where its breath-taking views and natural charm are waiting for you.

In fifteen minutes of cable car you are on top of the Seceda Mountain
Seceda

Neither words nor images can describe just how magnificent the view is from the top.

Workshop's schedule

The schedule we are going to follow
throughout our wonderful journey

Day one
the arrival

The team will meet at Marco Polo Airport in Venice and we are going to depart at 10:00 am with a special transfer car for the hotel. If due to your flight you are not at the airport until 10:00 am you are kindly requested to notify me in advance.

After our arrival at the hotel, we will have some time to arrange our luggage and then we will head towards the center of Venice, using the subway for easier and quicker access. We will stay there until late in the evening, so that we have the chance to meet every photographic corner of the old city. Afterwards we will return to the hotel

A sunset scenery with a small island on the back and a boat on the front

Day two
Cortina d’ Ampezzo

At 8:00 am breakfast will be served and then we will depart for the Dolomites, heading towards Cortina d’ Ampezzo, where we will stay for 3 nights in local hotels. For the sunset we will head towards Tre Cime di Lavaredo, where we will be given the opportunity to shoot, after almost 1 hour of hiking, from selected places lying on the foot of the hill . After the sun has set we will return to the hotel.

Day three
Cinque Torri-Lago Limides

Early wakening to shoot the sunrise at the famous Cinque Torri. We are going to visit the shelter called Rifugio Sciattoli, from where after a short walk ,we will reach the rocks. Afterwards, we will return to the hotel for breakfast and then you are going to attend the photography seminar. In order to shoot the sunset we will get to lake Limides. Then we are going back at the hotel.

Day four
Lake Sorapis-Lake Antorno

We will have breakfast and then we are getting transferred to the parking , near the magnificent Sorapiss lake. This lake is  famous for its turquoise waters and we will have to follow a beautiful 18 km path through the forest, on foot, in order to get to there. At noon we will return at the hotel to have lunch, get some rest and in the evening we are going to visit another lake called Lake Antorno which is well known for the reflections of the Tree Cime in its waters. Then we will return to the hotel.

Turquoise Lake Sorapis covered with snow

Day five
Lago di Braies-Alpe di Siusi

We will have breakfast and then we will depart for Ortisei, where we will stay for 2 nights at a local hotel. On the way there, we will take a stop at Lago di Braies. Moreover at noon ,we are going to visit the popular Alpe di Siusi, an alpine meadow which offers the visitor a unique view of the Sassalungo peaks  and we will stay there until the sunset. Afterwards we will go back at the hotel to rest.

In summer, lake Lago di Braies in South Tyrol reflects colours in all shades from green to blue, in winter Lago di Braies is covered with ice and snow.

Day six
Val di Funes-Seceda

Breakfast and then we will depart for the Val di Funes valley and Santa Magdalena , the village where the world famous St Johann in Ranui church lies. This famous church overlooks the imposing peaks of Sass Rigais and Furchetta. After getting the shots we want we will head back to the hotel so that we can get some rest and then attend the photography seminar.

At 15:00 we will be transferred with a cable car on the mountain top, called Seceda. Where we will stay  in order to shoot the sunset. Then we are going back at our hotel.

Day seven
Lago di Carezza-Airport

After we have breakfast, you will have some free time and then we will leave for Venice and Marco Polo Airport. On the way to the airport, we will make a stop at Lake Lago di Carezza. Estimated time of arrival at the airport at about 14:00. Planned flight times for our return to Greece begin from 16:00 and onwards

Carezza Rainbow Lake According to the local folklore, the myriad colors of this lake are the result of a a lovelorn wizard's blunder

Details & services

Costs

The cost for the workshop 'Dolomites - Venice' starts from 1750€ per person twin share

Pricing details

There is a registration fee of 500€ and the payment must be fulfilled 45 days prior to the starting day of the workshop

Single room

You have the option of upgrading your hotel room to a single room. The extra cost is 350€

Dates

The duration of the trip is 7 days and 6 nights starting on the 19th-25th of September, 2018

Group size

The group size for this workshop will be strictly 8 people

Physical Difficulty

Easy/Moderate. Good mobility is required.

Included services

Accomodation

All of our hotels 3 stars and 4 stars in Dolomites are covered, based on double occupancy

Transportation

From the moment you land in Venice all transportation to and from the locations

Breakfast

While most breakfasts will be covered, you are responsible for your paying for your own lunches and dinners

Travel insurance

With any international trip/adventure, it is highly recommended to have travel insurance

Guiding and landscape photography workshop

Individual photo instruction and education is covered with your tuition

Not Included services

Flights

All flights from/to Venice airport

Alcohol snacks and beverages
Visa fees

Hotels

After a dedicated photographic day in the field
you need to relax and enjoy high-level services

hotel plaza 4*
belleveu suites & spa 4*
hotel platz 3*

Workshop's countdown

Count every second
until the next workshop

Disclaimer

The tour is always dependent on weather, as the weather up to the mountains can indeed be highly unpredictable

Return policy

Cancellation:

  • 90 days from the start date of the Workshop full refund minus 300€ service fee.
  • 60 days or more: 50% refund
  • Less than 60 days: no refund

WORKSHOP INFORMATION SUMMARY

Organizer Name: George Thalassinos
Phone: +306978772231
Date: September 19 - September 25
Venue: Dolomites
Cost: From 1750€