26 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

26 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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26 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Aosta
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Bormio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Merano
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Selva di Val Gardena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Brunico
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Riva Del Garda
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Bengaluru

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Forte di Bard (in Bard), Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Morgex). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, explore the ancient world of Criptoportico Forense, explore the historical opulence of Castel Savoia, and admire the verdant scenery at Val Ferret.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Aosta day trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Aosta is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Bormio.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parc Animalier d'Introd, Castello di Fenis, Forte di Bard, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, Castel Savoia
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Bormio side-trips: Tirano (Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano & Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere), Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio (in Grosio) and Parco Nazionale Dello Stelvio (in Silandro). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Stelvio Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Cancano, make a trip to Sentiero Glaciologico Valfurva, and get to know the fascinating history of Gavia Pass.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bormio trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Aosta to Bormio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bormio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Bormio

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tirano, Sentiero Glaciologico Valfurva, Lago di Pian Palu, Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, Parco Nazionale Dello Stelvio
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
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Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Gavia Pass ©
Gavia Pass

4
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 (Duomo Maria Assunta, South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, & more), Lago di Tovel (in Tuenno) and Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, step into the grandiose world of Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History, appreciate the history behind Orologio ad Acqua di Fondo, and make a trip to Castel Thun.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Merano road trip website .

You can drive from Bormio to Merano in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bormio in August, with highs in Merano at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bolzano, Lago di Tovel, Santuario di San Romedio, Orologio ad Acqua di Fondo, Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Lago di Tovel ©
Lago di Tovel

3
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Selva di Val Gardena: Canazei (La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, Sass Pordoi, & more).

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Selva di Val Gardena journey builder .

You can drive from Merano to Selva di Val Gardena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Merano in August, plan for much colder days in Selva di Val Gardena, with highs around 17°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brunico.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Canazei, Ortisei, Puez-Geisler Nature Park
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi

4
nights
Brunico

Brunico ©
Get out of town with these interesting Brunico side-trips: Lago di Braies (in Braies), Lago di Dobbiaco (in Dobbiaco) and Castel Taufers (in Campo Tures).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brunico tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Brunico in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in August; daily highs in Brunico reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Campo Tures, Kloster Neustift, Lago di Braies, Drau Cycle Route, Duomo di San Candido ''La Collegiata''
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Lago di Anterselva ©
Lago di Anterselva

7
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. Explore Riva Del Garda's surroundings by going to Lago di Molveno (in Molveno), Castello Di Stenico (in Stenico) and Trento (Piazza Duomo, Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, & more). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Old Ponale Road Path, appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale, don't miss a visit to The Bastion, and walk around Il Parco Secolare degli Asburgo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Riva Del Garda trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Brunico to Riva Del Garda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brunico in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Riva Del Garda: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Trento, Tenno, Rovereto, Levico Terme, Arco
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 11:
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MUSE - Museo delle Scienze ©
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
The Bastion ©
The Bastion

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