12 days in Chamonix, The Alps & Wengen Itinerary

12 days in Chamonix, The Alps & Wengen Itinerary

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Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
2
Aosta, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Wengen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Bormio, Italy
— 1 night
5
Bressanone, Italy
— 1 night
6
Campo Tures, Italy
— 1 night
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights

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Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 11th (Sun), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then hit the slopes at Brevent Cable Car, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lac Blanc, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vallee Blanche, then take in the awesome beauty at Glacier des Bossons, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Step Into the Void.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix online trip builder.

Bristol, UK to Chamonix is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Chamonix is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Chamonix

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche

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Aosta, Italy

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 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, trek along Rifugio Vittorio Sella, take in the dramatic scenery at Lillaz Waterfalls, then snap pictures at The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, and finally delve into the distant past at Criptoportico Forense. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Val Ferret, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sarriod de La Tour, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Reale di Sarre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aosta vacation builder website.

You can drive from Chamonix to Aosta in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wengen.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Cogne, Val Ferret, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, River Rafting & Tubing, Castello Reale di Sarre
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
River Rafting & Tubing
Castello Reale di Sarre ©
Castello Reale di Sarre

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Wengen, Switzerland

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. On the 15th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and finally look for gifts at Swiss Made Shop Wengen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and then hike along Gemmi Pass.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wengen trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aosta to Wengen. July in Wengen sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bormio.

Things to do in Wengen

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte, Gemmi Pass
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Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway ©
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

1
night
Bormio, Italy

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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the activities along Lago di Cancano, examine the collection at Forte Venini di Oga - Valdisotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gavia Pass, and finally cruise along Stelvio Pass.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bormio itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wengen to Bormio. In July, Bormio is somewhat warmer than Wengen - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bressanone.

Things to do in Bormio

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Forte Venini di Oga - Valdisotto
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Gavia Pass ©
Gavia Pass
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Forte Venini di Oga - Valdisotto ©
Forte Venini di Oga - Valdisotto

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Bressanone, Italy

Bressanone ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa parrocchiale di Sant’Elena, steep yourself in history at Malga Fane, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Neustift, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Bressanone, and finally hit the slopes at Plose.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bressanone trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bormio to Bressanone takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Campo Tures.

Things to do in Bressanone

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rio di Pusteria, Kloster Neustift
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Duomo di Bressanone ©
Duomo di Bressanone
Plose ©
Plose

1
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Campo Tures, Italy

Campo Tures ©
Sand in Taufers is a comune mercato (market town) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.GeographyLocated about 70km northeast of Bolzano, the town centre is situated in the Tauferer Ahrntal (Taufers) valley of the Ahr river, stretching from Bruneck in Pustertal up northwards to the Venediger Group mountains of the Hohe Tauern range and the border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Taufers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero di San Francesco, and then admire the sheer force of Cascate di Riva.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Campo Tures travel route planner.

You can drive from Bressanone to Campo Tures in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Campo Tures sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Campo Tures

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Castello di Taufers ©
Castello di Taufers

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Campo Tures to Salzburg in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Campo Tures in July, with highs in Salzburg at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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