10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

10 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Start: London
+3
Fly + Train + Tram + Bus:  8 h 45 min
1
Aosta
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Val Masino
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bormio
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Riva Del Garda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Selva di Val Gardena
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Merano
— 1 night
+2
Tram + Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Porta Pretoria, explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, and finally identify plant and animal life at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Aosta journey planning website.

London, UK to Aosta is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Aosta is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Val Masino.

Things to do in Aosta

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Fenis
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Porta Pretoria ©
Porta Pretoria

1
night
Val Masino

Val Masino
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the views at Valle di Sasso Bisolo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Val Masino itinerary planner.

Drive from Aosta to Val Masino in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bormio.

Things to do in Val Masino

Parks Trails Outdoors
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2
nights
Bormio

Bormio ©
Bormio is a town and comune with a population of about 4,100 located in the Province of Sondrio, Lombardy region of the Alps in northern Italy.The centre of the upper Valtellina valley, it is a popular winter sports resort. Stelvio Pass has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Gavia Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at Gumperle, then cruise along Stelvio Pass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre della Bajona. On the next day, examine the collection at Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then take some stellar pictures from Torri di Fraele, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Cancano.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bormio travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Val Masino to Bormio takes 2 hours. In May in Bormio, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Bormio

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Torri di Fraele, Centro Storico, Gumperle, Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio
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Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio ©
Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Gavia Pass ©
Gavia Pass

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nights
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Venture out of the city with trips to Il Giardino di Casa Biasi (in Pesina), Lago di Molveno (in Molveno) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Valle di Ledro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, and don't miss a visit to The Bastion.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bormio to Riva Del Garda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Trento, Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, Valle di Ledro, Lago di Molveno, Il Giardino di Casa Biasi
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone ©
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone
Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda

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night
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
On the 1st (Sat), trek along Sass Pordoi and then hit the slopes at Val Gardena.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Selva di Val Gardena trip website.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Selva di Val Gardena in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Riva Del Garda in May, you will find days in Selva di Val Gardena are much colder (9°C), and nights are slightly colder (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sass Pordoi
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi

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night
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico and then take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Merano trip website.

Drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Merano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in June, you will find days in Merano are much warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico

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