14 days in The Alps Itinerary

14 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Brunico, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Tirano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Aosta, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Lisbon, Portugal

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen and Nonnberg Convent. Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Golling an der Salzach to see Gollinger Wasserfall about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg holiday tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Salzburg is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, Gollinger Wasserfall
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen ©
Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Let the collections at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) and Tirol Panorama capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dom zu St. Jakob and Hofkirche. Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein), Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg) and Hexenwasser (in Soll). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Grawa Wasserfall, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck travel route planning tool.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Brunico.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Kufstein Fortress, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, Hexenwasser
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Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Kufstein Fortress
Kufstein Fortress
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone ©
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone

2
nights
Brunico, Italy

Brunico ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vescovile, hit the slopes at Plose, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Neustift, and finally contemplate the long history of Malga Fane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of La Citta vecchia di Brunico, thentake an in-depth tour of Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi, and then explore the striking landscape at Piramidi di terra di Plata.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brunico journey planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Brunico in 2 hours. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brunico, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Brunico

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bressanone, Piramidi di terra di Plata, Kloster Neustift, Malga Fane
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Plose ©
Plose

2
nights
Riva Del Garda, Italy

Riva Del Garda
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. On the 5th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Barbara Church, and then stroll through Sabbioni Beach. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Arco Castle, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castel Beseno, and then examine the collection at Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Riva Del Garda trip maker website.

You can drive from Brunico to Riva Del Garda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brunico in September; daily highs in Riva Del Garda reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Tirano.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Arco Castle, Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, Castel Beseno, Medieval Village of Canale
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Sabbioni Beach
Sabbioni Beach
Castel Beseno ©
Castel Beseno
Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra ©
Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra

1
night
Tirano, Italy

Tirano ©
Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the galleries of Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano, and then explore the ancient world of Rock Engraving Park of Grosio.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tirano online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Tirano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Riva Del Garda in September, with highs in Tirano at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Tirano

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rock Engraving Park of Grosio
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Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere ©
Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio ©
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio
Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano ©
Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Castello Reale di Sarre, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sarriod de La Tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Verres, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello di Issogne, and finally contemplate the long history of Pont-Saint-Martin. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Porta Pretoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso, and then explore the ancient world of Criptoportico Forense.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Aosta tour site.

Traveling by car from Tirano to Aosta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Castello di Verres, Castello Sarriod de La Tour, Castello di Issogne, Castello di Fenis, Castello Reale di Sarre
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Castello Reale di Sarre ©
Castello Reale di Sarre
Castello di Issogne ©
Castello di Issogne
Castello di Verres ©
Castello di Verres

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