17 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

17 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Start: Milan
Drive:  3 h
1
Bormio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Merano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Brunico
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Selva di Val Gardena
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Pinzolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Aosta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Milan

1
night
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 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere, thenget great views at Torri di Fraele, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Cancano. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Bormio Ski, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rock Engraving Park of Grosio, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Pedenale.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bormio trip tool.

Milan to Bormio is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Bormio are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Bormio

Parks Trails Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tirano, Torri di Fraele, Rock Engraving Park of Grosio, Castello di Pedenale
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Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano ©
Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio ©
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio
Bormio Ski ©
Bormio Ski

3
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Explore hidden gems such as Meran 2000 and Church and Museum of St. Prokulus. Get some cultural insight at Touriseum and Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History. Change things up with these side-trips from Merano: Cavalese (Cascate di Cavalese & Gallery of Fiemme Magnificent Community), Castel Coira - Churburg (in Sluderno) and Obereggen - Ski Center Latemar (in Obereggen). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Gufyland, walk around Giardini parco Stazione, take in the dramatic scenery at Partschinser Wasserfall, and admire the striking features of Duomo Maria Assunta.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Merano online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Bormio to Merano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Merano can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brunico.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolzano, Cavalese, Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Curon Venosta, Church and Museum of St. Prokulus
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Meran 2000 ©
Meran 2000
Partschinser Wasserfall ©
Partschinser Wasserfall
Castel Coira - Churburg ©
Castel Coira - Churburg

3
nights
Brunico

Brunico ©
Get some cultural insight at Museo delle miniere Predoi and La Citta vecchia di Brunico. Explore hidden gems such as Adrenaline X-Treme Adventures and Kloster Neustift. Get out of town with these interesting Brunico side-trips: Le Cascate di Stanghe (in Racines), Valli di Tures e Aurina (in Cadipietra) and Castel Wolfsthurn - Museo Provinciale della Caccia e della Pesca (in Mareta).

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

Traveling by car from Merano to Brunico takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Merano in May, things will get little chillier in Brunico: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sesto, Racines, San Vigilio, Valli di Tures e Aurina, Piramidi di terra di Plata
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Valle di Casies ©
Valle di Casies

3
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Chiesa di San Giacomo and ZOTT'S Artspace GmbH. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Altopiano del Renon and Sass Pordoi. Change things up with these side-trips from Selva di Val Gardena: Funivia Pass Pordoi (in Canazei) and Rifugio Passo Principe (in Pozza di Fassa).

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Selva di Val Gardena trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Brunico to Selva di Val Gardena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brunico in May, with highs in Selva di Val Gardena at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Pinzolo.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Canazei, Corvara in Badia, Monte Pana, ZOTT'S Artspace GmbH, Altopiano del Renon
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Cascate del Pisciadu ©
Cascate del Pisciadu
Sella Ronda ©
Sella Ronda

2
nights
Pinzolo

Pinzolo ©
Pinzolo is a small town and comune situated in Val Rendena in Trentino in the northern Italian Alps at an elevation of 800m.It is mainly known as a ski resort during the winter months and as a popular touristic destination in the summer. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate Val Genova, admire the sheer force of Nardis Waterfalls, thentake in the awesome beauty at Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO, thenexplore the activities along Lago Ritorto, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascate di Vallesinella. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Michele, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago dei Caprioli, thendon't miss a visit to Val di PEJO, thenexplore the activities along Lago di Toblino, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Di Stenico.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pinzolo travel route planner.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Pinzolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from Selva di Val Gardena, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Pinzolo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Pinzolo

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lago dei Caprioli, Castello Di Stenico, Nardis Waterfalls, Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO, Val di PEJO
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Nardis Waterfalls ©
Nardis Waterfalls
Castello Di Stenico ©
Castello Di Stenico
Lago Ritorto ©
Lago Ritorto

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, step into the grandiose world of Arco Castle, make a trip to The Bastion, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Valle di Ledro, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Barbara Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Casa Natale di Antonio Rosmini, see the interesting displays at Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, explore the historical opulence of Castel Beseno, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Casa D'Arte Futurista Depero, thenget engrossed in the history at MAG Museo Alto Garda, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sabbioni Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda trip builder tool.

Drive from Pinzolo to Riva Del Garda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rovereto, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, Arco Castle, Castel Beseno, Medieval Village of Canale
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The Bastion ©
The Bastion
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta ©
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta
Castel Beseno ©
Castel Beseno

2
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.
On the 7th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castello Reale di Sarre, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Verres, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Issogne, thensteep yourself in history at Pont-Saint-Martin, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Criptoportico Forense, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso, thenfly down the slopes at Pila, and finally make a trip to Porta Pretoria.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Aosta trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Aosta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Castello di Verres, Pila, Castello di Issogne, Castello Reale di Sarre, River Rafting & Tubing
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Pila ©
Pila
River Rafting & Tubing

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