18 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

18 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  22 h 45 min
1
Aosta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Riva Del Garda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Selva di Val Gardena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Merano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Ton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Livigno
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: Buenos Aires

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aosta: Forte di Bard (in Bard), Breuil-Cervinia (Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area & Casa del Miele) and Castello di Issogne (in Issogne). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, admire the sheer force of Lillaz Waterfalls, don't miss a visit to Porta Pretoria, and identify plant and animal life at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Aosta tour itinerary planning tool.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Aosta is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Aosta. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Breuil-Cervinia, Forte di Bard, Lillaz Waterfalls, Castello di Fenis, Castello di Issogne
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Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area ©
Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis
Castello di Issogne ©
Castello di Issogne

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Riva Del Garda: Lago di Molveno (in Molveno), Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta (in Andalo) and Trento (MUSE - Science Museum, Piazza Duomo, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Old Ponale Road Path, pause for some serene contemplation at Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin), explore the striking landscape at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, and make a trip to The Bastion.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Riva Del Garda online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aosta to Riva Del Garda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Trento, Tenno, Lago di Molveno, Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone ©
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone
The Bastion ©
The Bastion

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nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sella Pass, make a trip to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, and then fly down the slopes at Val Gardena. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiostro della Cattedrale, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Bressanone, then see the interesting displays at Diozesanmuseum Hofburg Brixen, and finally trek along Sellaronda.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Selva di Val Gardena road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Selva di Val Gardena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, Selva di Val Gardena is cooler than Riva Del Garda - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Merano.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bressanone, Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, Sellaronda
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Duomo di Bressanone ©
Duomo di Bressanone

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nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Merano: Bolzano (Castel Flavon, Piazza Walther, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico, stroll around Passeggiata Gilf, hike along Tappeiner Promenade, and take an in-depth tour of Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Merano trip planner.

Drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Merano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in March, expect nights in Merano to be a bit warmer, around 4°C, while days are much hotter, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ton.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bolzano, Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History, Hosler - Garni Revival, Sankt Kathrein
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

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nights
Ton

Ton ©
On the 16th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Cantina Villa Corniole, then do a tasting at Cantina Barone a Prato, then do a tasting at Cantina A. Martinelli 1860, and finally make a trip to Lago di Tovel. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Rio Sass, appreciate the history behind Orologio ad Acqua di Fondo, then explore the activities along Lago di Fedaia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Romedio, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castel Thun.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ton online vacation maker.

You can drive from Merano to Ton in an hour. In March in Ton, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Livigno.

Things to do in Ton

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fondo, Cantina Barone a Prato, Cantina A. Martinelli 1860, Lago di Fedaia, Cantina Villa Corniole
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Cantina Barone a Prato ©
Cantina Barone a Prato
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun
Santuario di San Romedio ©
Santuario di San Romedio

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nights
Livigno

Livigno ©
Livigno is a town and comune in the province of Sondrio, in the region of Lombardy, Italy, located in the Italian Alps, near the Swiss border.HistoryLivigno's second settlers were probably shepherds during the Middle Ages. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Livigno: Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida) and Sentiero Glaciologico Valfurva (in Santa Caterina). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno, learn something new at Centrale Scuola Sci e Snowboard, tour the pleasant surroundings at Livigno Ski School, and stroll around Mottolino Fun Mountain.

Make your Livigno itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Ton to Livigno in 3 hours. In March, Livigno is little chillier than Ton - with highs of 7°C and lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Livigno

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra, Sentiero Glaciologico Valfurva
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Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno ©
Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno
Mottolino Fun Mountain ©
Mottolino Fun Mountain
Scuola Sci Azzurra ©
Scuola Sci Azzurra