15 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

15 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Aosta
— 3 nights
2
Merano
— 3 nights
3
Braies
— 2 nights
4
Selva di Val Gardena
— 2 nights
5
Molveno
— 3 nights

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Aosta side-trips: Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne), Val Ferret (in Courmayeur) and Forte di Bard (in Bard). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, make a trip to Porta Pretoria, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aosta planning tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Aosta is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Aosta, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parc Animalier d'Introd, River Rafting & Tubing, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, Lillaz Waterfalls, Val Ferret
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Porta Pretoria ©
Porta Pretoria
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merano: Castel Coira - Churburg (in Sluderno), Bolzano (Duomo Maria Assunta, Tesoro Del Duomo, &more) and Stelvio Pass (in Bormio). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Carezza, and look for gifts at Pur Sudtirol Meran.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Merano online tour builder.

You can drive from Aosta to Merano in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Merano, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Braies.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolzano, Castel Coira - Churburg, Stelvio Pass, Lago di Carezza
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico

2
nights
Braies

Braies ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Valle di Casies, thenwalk around Parco e Percorso Salute, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella "Lago di Braies", thenexplore the activities along Lago di Braies, thenlook for gifts at Alpe Pragas Srl, and finally explore the activities along Lago di Anterselva.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Braies travel app.

You can drive from Merano to Braies in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Braies are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Parco e Percorso Salute, Valle di Casies, Lago di Anterselva, Lago di Dobbiaco
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Alpe Pragas Srl ©
Alpe Pragas Srl
Parco e Percorso Salute ©
Parco e Percorso Salute

2
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
On the 11th (Sun), head outdoors with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti and then hit the slopes at Val Gardena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sella Pass, thenhike along Sass Pordoi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Colfosco, and finally stroll around Puez-Geisler Nature Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Selva di Val Gardena day trip site.

You can drive from Braies to Selva di Val Gardena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Braies in August, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Selva di Val Gardena: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Molveno.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Canazei, Chiesa di Colfosco, Puez-Geisler Nature Park
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Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Trento (Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, MUSE - Science Museum, &more), The Bastion (in Riva Del Garda) and Lago di Tenno (in Tenno). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Romedio, step into the grandiose world of Castel Thun, and make a trip to Lago di Tovel.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Molveno trip planner.

Getting from Selva di Val Gardena to Molveno by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in August, you will find days in Molveno are much hotter (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Molveno

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Trento, Castel Thun, The Bastion, Lago di Tovel, Lago di Tenno
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Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Lago di Tenno ©
Lago di Tenno

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