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Food and wine in the Dolomites

Orchard of Trentino Alto Adige, Italy. SPIN Food and Wine in the Dolomites

Saga Hosted Hotels

Food

On this Italian food and wine holiday, we’ll immerse ourselves in la dolce vita as we explore where regional produce and ingredients like cheese and wine are sourced. From hands-on cooking lessons to sampling a variety of native dishes and indulging in wine tasting sessions, you'll have the chance to really live like a local. Leave Italy feeling inspired to recreate these culinary delights at home, armed with new recipes and a deeper appreciation for Italian cuisine.

Seven included excursions and visits
- Cheese, Cles and Cavedag (half day)
- Cooking demonstration in Spor Maggiore (full day)
- Visit to Segno and ‘MondoMelinda’ (half day)
- Local markets in Bolzano (half day)
- Lunch in San Lorenzo Dorsino (half day)
- Apples and honey in Val di Non (half day)
- Guided tour and wine tasting at ‘Pisoni’ in Pergolese (half day)

With a backdrop of the pink-hued Brenta Dolomites, this family-run boutique hotel on Lake Molveno is the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Enjoy delicious seasonal cuisine – from locally sourced prosciutto and gold trout to organic jams and honey – all while taking in impressive views of the towering rocky mountains. The interior is furnished with natural materials, many of which were crafted by local artisans. Unwind in the sauna after a day of exploring or cosy up in the mountain lodge-style lounge bar.

Included with every Hosted Holiday

  • Dedicated welcoming host
  • Resort airport transfers
  • Travel insurance and meals

Including

Saga host

Expert host

Welcome drinks reception

Five included excursions and visits

Half Board: All breakfasts and dinners

International flights. Prices are based on return flights with British Airways from London Gatwick. Supplements may apply from other airports

Return transfers direct to your hotel

Overview

  • 7 nights

  • Molveno, Italy

  • London Gatwick Airport

  • Half Board

From £1,154 per person

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction if not required

Orchard of Trentino Alto Adige, Italy. SPIN Food and Wine in the Dolomites
Fruit market in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy. SPIN Food and Wine in the Dolomites

Holiday details

Food and drink

Everything is freshly cooked and prepared, with a daily updated menu of seasonal/regional fresh products. 90% of the pasta is homemade by the owners as well as all the gnocchi, ravioli and desserts. Breakfast is buffet style, with homemade cakes and pastries, pancakes, fresh local marmalades, bread corner (white and brown), a Bio (organic)-corner, and of course savoury corner with cold cuts, cheese and eggs. You’ll find seasonal fruits, fruit salad, and apples from the nearby Val di Non are always on the buffet. Hot breakfast options are available cooked to order.

Entertainment

During your stay, you can enjoy the following programme of activities and entertainment. Activities may change from time to time and some activities may be at an extra charge. Talk on local food and drink Language class Cable car rides (seasonal) Tennis Live music once a week during the special dinner evening

Accommodation

All 38 bedrooms have a balcony. Bathrooms have a shower but no bath. You can upgrade to a partial lake view, a full lake view or a a junior suite for a supplement, subject to availability.

Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Table tennis
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday location

Alle Dolomiti map

Local Area

Lake Molveno has it all when it comes to breathtaking scenery. It’s been awarded the accolade of most beautiful lake in all of Italy six years in a row. And you’ll see why when you stroll along the edge of the vibrant blue waters. At one end of the lake, the charming town of Molveno beckons, offering small beaches perfect for swimming and boating. Meanwhile, verdant forests and winding pathways surround the seven-mile shoreline, making it a paradise for nature lovers everywhere.

Included excursions

Cheese, Cles and Cavedago

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The first optional excursion of the week introduces you to the traditional production of cheese. Visiting a working dairy farm, you’ll find out how cheese is made in the Cavedago area as well as enjoying a tasting session surrounded by gently rolling hillsides and lush green pastures.

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