10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly + Bus:  7 h
1
Aosta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Molveno
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Braies
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Merano
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Rome

2
nights
Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally delve into the distant past at Criptoportico Forense.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Aosta trip itinerary maker app .

Rome to Aosta is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Molveno.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Castello di Fenis, Forte di Bard, Lillaz Waterfalls
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Porta Pretoria ©
Porta Pretoria
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Molveno

Molveno ©
Molveno is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 40km northwest of Trento.GeographyMolveno is located at the northern end of a 4km long lake, at the foot of the Brenta Group and the Paganella mountain.The Lake of Molveno, formed by a landslide about 4000 years ago, is the second largest in Trentino-Alto Adige, 3.3km2. Get out of town with these interesting Molveno side-trips: Trento (Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, MUSE - Museo delle Scienze, & more), The Bastion (in Riva Del Garda) and Lago di Tenno (in Tenno). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Romedio, and don't miss a visit to Castel Thun.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Molveno day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Aosta to Molveno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Molveno, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Braies.

Things to do in Molveno

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Trento, Castel Thun, Lago di Tovel, The Bastion, Lago di Tenno
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Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Lago di Tenno ©
Lago di Tenno

1
night
Braies

Braies ©
On the 25th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Anterselva, explore the activities along Lago di Braies, and then stroll around Parco e Percorso Salute.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Braies trip itinerary site .

Getting from Molveno to Braies by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Braies sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Parco e Percorso Salute, Lago di Anterselva
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Parco e Percorso Salute ©
Parco e Percorso Salute

3
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Merano side-trips: Il Campanile Sommerso (in Curon Venosta), Bolzano (Via dei Portici, South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, & more) and Stelvio Pass (in Bormio). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico, and hit the slopes at Val Gardena.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Merano trip itinerary website .

Getting from Braies to Merano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Merano sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bolzano, Val Gardena, Il Campanile Sommerso, Stelvio Pass
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass

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