Globalization and technology have led to the homogenization of your life, and now you crave locally made and authentic experiences. Contrived, packaged tourism is not for you.


Locals are! Locals are the ultimate shopping deal hunters, they know the best local winemakers, can organise gondola lessons in Venice and pastry-making in France. They have those connections. Travel is not just about seeing the Eiffel Tower or the Colosseum. It’s about learning how to make homemade Tuscan cuisine, tiramisu or balsamic vinegar, meeting the winemakers and chefs, or biking secret local's trails.

Siamo creates and links extra-ordinary experiences, with ‘approved’ local guides, for independent people. We take all the headaches out of independent experiential travel, provide guidance when needed, but stay at arms length to give you independence. We give you flexibility to do your own thing, and not to be with people you don't know, or connect you with real locals (with like-minded values to you) when needed for authentic, off the beaten track, journeys and adventures that can’t be found in Guide Books or on Trip Advisor.

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Self Guided Ski Holidays Cortina, Italy

Self guided Dolomite tours designed with freedom & flexibility - discover the best places to eat drink, sleep and ski!.

Our itineraries are the results of our very best personal experiences and as hosts we are available around the clock to help you with any questions that you may have or to recommend a change in plan if so needed. You can join in with us if we are out guiding or hire us as your personal hosts for those more exciting but complicated ski days like completing the Sella Ronda.



Ski, Eat + Drink, Sleep, Repeat! Discover the wonders of the Dolomites with our locally based team – complete the epic Sella Ronda or the Super 8, ski the World Cup Downhill Course on Tofana, or lunch at the top of Lagaziou and be towed to the finish by horses. Close to home we have the stunning and easily accessible slopes of Faloria and Cristallo, or travel a small distance to the the epic expanse of Kronplatz, Alta Badia or the Sextner Dolomiten fields. For altitude junkies, come and experience the longest run in the Dolomites, ‘La Bellunese’ – a 12km long, 1800 meter vertical drop run, starting at 3265 meters and finishing in the hamlet of Malga Ciapela. Lunches can be an exquisite assault on the taste buds and all Italian wines are generally great wines!

You won’t have a single highlight on this trip, this whole trip will be the highlight of your travels!



  • Rental car hire from venice
  • Hotel accommodation (breakfast included) or apartment – your choice, in Cortina d’Ampezzo or San Vito di Cadore
  • Meet and greet at your hotel with your personal local host
  • Maps and itinerary specific to your holiday
  • Dolomiti ski pass
  • Optional ski gear rental (extra cost)
  • 24 hour help line service with your host

Optional Extras

The Dolomites are a winter playground. We can recommend many other activities that you could add to your adventures such as:

  • Lunch or dinner up at Regugio Col Drucie
  • Sledding (day or night)
  • Night skiing
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Cross country skiing
  • Outlet shopping
  • Austria for lunch
  • Visit a WW1 Museum and the Col Galina soldiers caves

Self Guided Ski Holidays Cortina, Italy Itinerary

Dolomites: Bespoke Tailoring

We want you to have the best experience possible so we'll tailor your itinerary to your level of skiing - just let us know the kinds of turns you like to do, and we'll make suggestions based on our years of skiing and riding experience in and around the dolomites, as to what may best suite you.  We'll take into account travel times, restaurant options, busy periods, your level of ski or snowboarding expertise and generally just how hard core you want to attack it.

It starts with an email and then let us create magic! 



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