12 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

12 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Aosta
— 3 nights
2
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
3
Canazei
— 3 nights
4
Merano
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello Reale di Sarre and Val Veny. Visiting Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier and Lago d'Arpy will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aosta: Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo (in La Thuile) and Santuario di Notre-Dame de Guerison (in Courmayeur). There's much more to do: snap pictures at The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sarriod de La Tour, take a stroll through Piazza Emile Chanoux, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aosta tour itinerary builder app.

Dublin, Ireland to Aosta is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Aosta

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Courmayeur, Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo, Castello Sarriod de La Tour, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier
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Val Veny ©
Val Veny
River Rafting & Tubing
Lago d'Arpy ©
Lago d'Arpy

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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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sabbioni Beach, then get outside with Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Barbara Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): stop by Rango, get engrossed in the history at MAG Museo Alto Garda, then don't miss a visit to Torre Apponale, and finally make a trip to Piazza 3 Novembre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Aosta to Riva Del Garda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Canazei.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Rango, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta
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Sabbioni Beach
Sabbioni Beach
Rango ©
Rango
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta ©
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta

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Canazei

Canazei ©
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Get outdoors at Sass Pordoi and Piramidi di terra di Plata. Explore hidden gems such as Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike and Gardena Pass. Change things up with these side-trips from Canazei: Duomo di San Candido ''La Collegiata'' (in San Candido), Cascate di Cavalese (in Cavalese) and Cascate del Pisciadu (in Corvara in Badia). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Val de San Nicolo and get great views at Sentiero Viel del Pan.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Canazei vacation planner.

Drive from Riva Del Garda to Canazei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Canazei can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Merano.

Things to do in Canazei

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

San Candido, Gardena Pass, Cascate di Cavalese, Piramidi di terra di Plata, Cascate del Pisciadu
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Cascate del Pisciadu ©
Cascate del Pisciadu
Sentiero Viel del Pan
Sentiero Viel del Pan

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Merano

Merano
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Take a break from the city and head to Lago Smeraldo and Lago di Vernago. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saent Waterfalls and Meran Waalrunde. Take a break from Merano with a short trip to Altopiano del Renon in Soprabolzano, about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Partschinser Wasserfall and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Nicolo.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Merano visit planner.

Traveling by car from Canazei to Merano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saent Waterfalls, Altopiano del Renon, Partschinser Wasserfall, Lago Smeraldo, Lago di Vernago
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Lago di Vernago
Lago di Vernago
Partschinser Wasserfall ©
Partschinser Wasserfall

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