11 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

11 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vilnius
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Aosta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Molveno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Merano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Selva di Val Gardena
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Braies
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Vilnius

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Criptoportico Forense, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then examine the collection at Forte di Bard, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Aosta trip planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Aosta is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Vilnius to Aosta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Molveno.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

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

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. Explore Molveno's surroundings by going to Stelvio Pass (in Bormio), Trento (Piazza Duomo, MUSE - Science Museum, &more) and Lago di Tovel (in Tuenno). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale, don't miss a visit to The Bastion, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Molveno driving holiday planner.

Getting from Aosta to Molveno by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Molveno can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Molveno

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Trento, Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale, Stelvio Pass, Lago di Tenno, Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass

2
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Duomo Maria Assunta, then get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and then take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History, then stroll through Tappeiner Promenade, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Merano online trip builder.

You can drive from Molveno to Merano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Merano are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Bolzano, Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

1
night
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
On the 18th (Wed), hit the slopes at Val Gardena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo, and then stroll around Puez-Geisler Nature Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Selva di Val Gardena sightseeing website.

You can drive from Merano to Selva di Val Gardena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Merano, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Selva di Val Gardena, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Braies.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Puez-Geisler Nature Park, Chiesa di San Giacomo
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Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena

2
nights
Braies

Braies ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll around Parco e Percorso Salute, explore the activities along Lago di Dobbiaco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Anterselva.

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Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Braies takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in September: highs in Braies hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lago di Anterselva, Lago di Dobbiaco, Parco e Percorso Salute
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Parco e Percorso Salute ©
Parco e Percorso Salute

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