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The Bed and Breakfast la Genzianella

The reign of the eastern Dolomites

In the heart of the fantastic Eastern Dolomites, family-run B&B "La Genzianella", open all year round, is a private house with a large garden, gazebo and barbecue and a private car park in the village of Caralte di Perarolo di Cadore (Belluno).

You can put the stress of daily life behind you when you get to the B&B. The quiet and calm village of Caralte has preserved the charm of a typical mountain village dating to the Middle Ages and offers the full range of entertainment activities and opportunities for relaxation. There’s a host of great trips to take from here but that's not all. There are a great many activities too.



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The village of Caralte di Cadore, founded in the Middle Ages, is only 5 minutes away from the historic town of Pieve di Cadore where the celebrated artist Titian was born, 30 minutes from famous Cortina D’Ampezzo and Auronzo di Cadore, 40 minutes from Comelico, Sappada and Val Zoldana and approximately an hour from romantic Venice. The Cadore area includes Auronzo, Santo Stefano and San Vito. B&B La Genzianella is in a quiet and relaxing location.

How to get here

To get here by car enter the following co-ordinates into your GPS:
Latitude: 46.394468
Longitude: 12.366024
or the following address: Fraz. Caralte 16/a 32010 Perarolo di Cadore (BL).

By plane

The main international airport is Venice Marco Polo which is about 110 kms away. Treviso (100 km) and Verona (238 km) are also nearby. A bus service links us with Venice Marco Polo airport and the train stations of Venice and Mestre. For times and fares see the website.

From the south

By car

From Venice take the motorway towards Belluno, the A 27. Exit at Pian di Vedoia and follow signs for Cortina D’Ampezzo on SS 51 Alemagna for approx. 20 km through 4 tunnels. After the fourth tunnel turn right for Caralte and Perarolo di Cadore and follow the signs to the B&B.

By train

From the stations of Venice-Mestre or Padova there are frequent trains for Calalzo both direct or changing in Ponte nelle Alpi or Belluno. Perarolo has its own train station (let us know in advance when you’re coming because the train station is a long way from the B&B). Travel times – 2-3 hours.

By bus

From Belluno or Ponte nelle Alpi take one of the many buses for Cortina D’Ampezzo or Calalzo. There’s a bus stop approx. 200 metres from the B&B.

From the north

By car

Take the A22 Brenner pass motorway and the Bressanone-Val Pusteria exit and then follow the SS49 road. Take the SS49bis/SS49 following signs for Dobbiaco. Then follow the SS51 towards Cortina D’Ampezzo, Pieve di Cadore and Venice. When you get to Tai di Pieve di Cadore follow signs for Belluno for 5 km, turn right to Caralte and Perarolo di Cadore and follow the signs to the B&B.

By bus

There are frequent buses from Cortina D’Ampezzo towards Belluno. There’s a bus stop approx. 200 metres from the B&B.