10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Tram:  14 h 15 min
1
Trento
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Selva di Val Gardena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Brunico
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Pinzolo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Aosta
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cattedrale di San Vigilio and then explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum. On the next day, get your game on at Andalo Life, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Di Stenico.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Trento tour planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Trento is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Trento, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Trento, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Trento

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lago di Molveno, Andalo Life, Castello Di Stenico
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Andalo Life ©
Andalo Life
Cattedrale di San Vigilio ©
Cattedrale di San Vigilio

2
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Fausto Coppi, trek along Sass Pordoi, then make a trip to Funivia Pass Pordoi, then get great views at Sentiero Viel del Pan, and finally don't miss a visit to Sella Pass. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Val Gardena, then don't miss a visit to Col Rodella, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo, and finally walk around Puez-Geisler Nature Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Selva di Val Gardena trip tool.

Drive from Trento to Selva di Val Gardena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Trento in September, plan for colder days in Selva di Val Gardena, with highs around 51°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brunico.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canazei, Col Rodella, Chiesa di San Giacomo, Puez-Geisler Nature Park
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Sentiero Viel del Pan
Sentiero Viel del Pan

2
nights
Brunico

Brunico ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of La Citta vecchia di Brunico, then stop by K.Bernardi, then explore the activities along Lago di Braies, and finally grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Prati di Croda Rossa, contemplate the long history of Malga Fane, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Neustift, then fly down the slopes at Plose, and finally make a trip to Palazzo Vescovile.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brunico travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Brunico takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Brunico: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Pinzolo.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bressanone, Lago di Braies, Malga Fane, Kloster Neustift, Prati di Croda Rossa
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Plose ©
Plose

1
night
Pinzolo

Pinzolo ©
Pinzolo is a small town and comune situated in Val Rendena in Trentino in the northern Italian Alps at an elevation of 800m.It is mainly known as a ski resort during the winter months and as a popular touristic destination in the summer. On the 7th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Cascate di Vallesinella, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Vigilio, then admire the sheer force of Cascate Val Genova, and finally admire the sheer force of Nardis Waterfalls.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pinzolo trip site.

Traveling by car from Brunico to Pinzolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brunico in September: high temperatures in Pinzolo hover around 77°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Pinzolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nardis Waterfalls
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Nardis Waterfalls ©
Nardis Waterfalls

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.
On the 8th (Wed), get outside with Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier, explore the activities along Lago d'Arpy, then admire the sheer force of Cascade of Lenteney, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Reale di Sarre.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Aosta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pinzolo to Aosta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

La Salle, Castello Reale di Sarre, Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier, Lago d'Arpy
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Lago d'Arpy ©
Lago d'Arpy
Porta Pretoria ©
Porta Pretoria
Criptoportico Forense ©
Criptoportico Forense

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