About the tour: Italian Dolomites Winter Wonderland Spectacular

Experience the spectacular Dolomite mountains and be treated to fairy tale scenery on this magical, winter wonderland coach holiday to Italy. Witness breathtaking castle-clad mountains as we journey to the spa town of Merano. Set on the banks of the Passirio River, the city offers wonderful views. Whilst there, why not wander the historic streets and visit the famous thermal baths. We then journey to the mighty Brenta Dolomites, where we visit the idyllic ski resort of Madonna di Campiglio and the popular town of Andalo. On this tour, guests also get the opportunity to visit Trento. Regarded as the most attractive town in the Trentino region, you’ll return from this winter wonderland break with wonderful memories.

Tour Includes


  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient regional joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service coach or upgrade to Luxuria

7 days from £569 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Regional departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    After breakfast, settle back in your seat for the journey south through Germany, Austria and into Italy. We continue to our hotel in the Dolomites for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Our included excursion takes us through beautiful castle-clad mountains to the delightful spa-town of Merano, famous for the therapeutic properties of its waters. The historic centre is the oldest and also liveliest district of Merano. Here you can amble along the streets and visit some of the many shops which are mainly concentrated in the medieval arcades. The Passeggiata promenade stretches along the Passirio River and invites you to take a pleasant walk in all seasons of the year. As you walk along this promenade you will come across some great historic buildings such as the Kurhaus and the bridge over the Passirio River takes you to the famous thermal baths. During your visit to Merano, be sure to treat yourself and sample some of the pastries in one of the chic coffee shops.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Merano
    Merano

    Included Highlights

    • Merano

    The majestic Brenta Dolomites beckon us today on our fantastic included excursion (weather permitting). First we visit the idyllic resort of Madonna di Campiglio, set in dense pine forests and towered over by breathtaking mountains. It is one of the most famous resorts of the Trentino region and is a paradise for skiers and winter sports lovers. You will have time at leisure before we continue to Andalo. Andalo is located on a plateau between the Brenta Group and Paganella Massif. The town is a popular sport tourist destination and is equipped with an ultra-modern ski lift system, which runs all year round. It also has a well-equipped sport centre covering an area of over 100,000 square meters and offering a huge range of sport opportunities. After free time in Andalo, we return to our hotel in time for our evening meal.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Madonna Di Campiglio
    Madonna di Campiglio

    Included Highlights

    • Madonna di Campiglio
    • Andalo

    Today’s optional excursion takes us through sweeping mountains and undulating valleys to Trento. Regarded as the most attractive town in the Trentino region, Trento is home of the spectacular Piazza del Duomo, once used by the Romans as their forum. The city is rooted in art and history, where the Italian and central Europe cultures meet. See the Castello del Buonconsiglio, which has been the residence of the Prince Bishops of Trento for several centuries. Also, see the Piazza del Duomo or Market Square, where a Baroque fountain of Neptune now stands in the centre. Around the square stands the cathedral, the Law Courts, the Municipal Tower and houses painted with 16th century allegorical frescoes.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Trento
    Trento

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019 2020
    • Trento
    £16.00 £17.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Depart after breakfast and travel north to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast


    Travel Insurance from £35.00 (7 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person). Single Room Supplement from £119.00 (7 days).

    Italian Dolomites Winter Wonderland Spectacular 7 days from £569pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights in either the 3-star Hotel Lady Maria, ideally located in the centre of Fondo, close to Lake Smeraldo, or its sister hotel, the Panorama in neighbouring Malosco. 

    Overnight stays in Belgium are in city-style hotels.

    Travel Options

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

    When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from.

    Silver Service, refreshments

    Silver Service Features

    • Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than standard coaches.
    • Enjoy the perfect temperature onboard with climate control.
    • Relax and have a chat in the spacious rear lounge.
    • Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
    • Porterage* at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger.
    • Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
    • With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.
    • Onboard toilet

    Silver Service Seating Plan

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    Luxuria - Charging sockets

    Luxuria Features

    • Deluxe armchair-style seats with leather exterior, central arm rests with cup holders and retractable calf rests give you a more comfortable journey.
    • Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when.
    • There’s also a selection of double and single seats, including four seats face-to-face with tables. And with a total of 5 single seats available, these are ideal for passengers travelling independently.
    • Plug sockets and USB points at each seat mean you can keep your devices fully charged throughout your journey.
    • Onboard toilet.

    Luxuria Seating Plan

    Luxuria Seating Plan

    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £39.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

      On Single Traveller holidays and coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point. If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining points we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is from £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking.

      If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.

      Customer Reviews

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