10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sofia
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Molveno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Merano
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
San Candido
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Sofia

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Molveno: Stelvio Pass (in Bormio), Trento (Piazza Duomo & MUSE - Science Museum) and Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lago di Molveno and make a trip to Lago di Tovel.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Molveno trip itinerary site.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Molveno is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Molveno when traveling from Sofia in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Molveno

Scenic Drive Parks Nature

Side Trips

Trento, Stelvio Pass, Santuario di San Romedio, Lago di Tovel
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Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum

4
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: Lago di Carezza (in Nova Levante) and Bolzano (South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology & Duomo Maria Assunta). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tappeiner Promenade.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Merano online attractions planner.

Getting from Molveno to Merano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Candido.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bolzano, Lago di Carezza
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

2
nights
San Candido

San Candido ©
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, and then step into the grandiose world of Castel Herbstenburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Anterselva, appreciate the history behind Monumento Agli Alpini, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate di Riva.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Candido trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Merano to San Candido in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, San Candido is little chillier than Merano - with highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dobbiaco, Lago di Braies, Monumento Agli Alpini, Drau Cycle Route, Lago di Anterselva
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro ©
Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro
Castel Herbstenburg ©
Castel Herbstenburg

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