12 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

12 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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12 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
+2
Fly + train + bus:  19​h 15​min
1
Aosta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Sondrio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bormio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Selva di Val Gardena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Trento
— 2 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  19​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
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 6th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Lillaz Waterfalls, snap pictures at The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, then look for gifts at Il Negozietto, and finally delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano. Keep things going the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Issogne, and then see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aosta trip app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Aosta is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Aosta, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sondrio.

Things to do in Aosta

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Lillaz Waterfalls, Castello di Fenis, River Rafting & Tubing, Castello di Issogne, Forte di Bard
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River Rafting & Tubing
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis

1
night
Sondrio

Sondrio ©
Sondrio is an Italian town and comune located in the heart of the Valtellina., Sondrio counts approximately 21,876 inhabitants and it is the administrative centre for the province of Sondrio. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Valtellinese di Storia e Arte (MVSA), get into the urban bustle at Piazza Quadrivio e Scarpatetti, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Alberto Marsetti, steep yourself in history at La piazzetta dell'Angelo Custode, then look for gifts at Il Camino di Motta, and finally get into the urban bustle at Piazza Garibaldi.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Sondrio road trip planner.

Drive from Aosta to Sondrio in 4 hours. In May in Sondrio, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bormio.

Things to do in Sondrio

Shopping Wineries Historic Sites
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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. On the 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Di Bormio, get outside with Stelvio Pass, then learn more about the world around you at Nationalparkhaus naturatrafoi, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gampen Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Montelli Sport and then stroll through Mottolino Fun Mountain.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bormio, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sondrio to Bormio in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Bormio

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Il Bunker Del Passo Palade, Mottolino Fun Mountain, Montelli Sport, Nationalparkhaus naturatrafoi
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Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Mottolino Fun Mountain ©
Mottolino Fun Mountain
Nationalparkhaus naturatrafoi ©
Nationalparkhaus naturatrafoi

3
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and Merano Centro Storico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Val Gardena and Sass Pordoi. Change things up with these side-trips from Selva di Val Gardena: Oberhasler (in Scena) and I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff (in Merano).

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Selva di Val Gardena visit website .

You can drive from Bormio to Selva di Val Gardena in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Bormio in May, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Selva di Val Gardena: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Merano, La parrocchia di Castelrotto, South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Sass Pordoi, Alberto Comploj
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

2
nights
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
On the 14th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Museo Depero, then explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Romedio, then view the masterpieces at Mostra Permanente dei Presepi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, and finally stop by Erboristeria Malvina.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Trento road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Trento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in May, you will find days in Trento are warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trento

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lago di Molveno, Erboristeria Malvina, Santuario di San Romedio, Casa D'Arte Futurista Depero, Mostra Delle Miniature e Dei presepi
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MUSE - Museo delle Scienze ©
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno

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