30 days in The Alps Itinerary

30 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Moustiers Sainte-Marie, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Savines-le-Lac, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Aosta, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Pinzolo, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Canazei, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Brunico, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Mexico City, Mexico

1
night
Moustiers Sainte-Marie, France

Moustiers Sainte-Marie ©
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame de Beauvoir. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, cruise along Route des Cretes La Palud, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, and finally make a trip to Centre Ville.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Moustiers Sainte-Marie planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Moustiers Sainte-Marie is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Moustiers Sainte-Marie. When traveling from Mexico City in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Moustiers Sainte-Marie, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savines-le-Lac.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Les Gorges du Verdon, Route des Cretes La Palud
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Route des Cretes La Palud ©
Route des Cretes La Palud
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Notre Dame de Beauvoir ©
Notre Dame de Beauvoir

3
nights
Savines-le-Lac, France

Get outdoors at Lac de Serre-Poncon and River Rafting & Tubing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Col de la Bonette and Abbaye de Boscodon. Venture out of the city with trips to Distillerie Lachanenche (in Meolans Revel), Au Doux Meleze (in Montclar) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Tallard). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Queyras National Park and head outdoors with ecrins vol libre.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Savines-le-Lac route planner.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Savines-le-Lac takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Moustiers Sainte-Marie in September, plan for slightly colder days in Savines-le-Lac, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aosta.

Things to do in Savines-le-Lac

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Meolans Revel, Abbaye de Boscodon, Queyras National Park, ecrins vol libre, Au Doux Meleze
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Au Doux Meleze ©
Au Doux Meleze

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso and Prato di Sant'Orso. Get in touch with nature at Pila and La Thuile. Venture out of the city with trips to Cascate del Rutor (in La Thuile), Rifugio Vittorio Sella (in Cogne) and Lago d'Arpy (in Morgex). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Porta Pretoria, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, delve into the distant past at Criptoportico Forense, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Reale di Sarre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Aosta trip planner.

Drive from Savines-le-Lac to Aosta in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

La Thuile, Cogne, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, River Rafting & Tubing, Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier
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Pila ©
Pila
River Rafting & Tubing
Cascate del Rutor ©
Cascate del Rutor

3
nights
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake St. Moritz and Muottas Muragl. Take a break from the city and head to Piz Nair and Piz Corvatsch. Step out of St. Moritz with an excursion to Val Roseg in Pontresina--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, appreciate the views at Engadine, take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Silvaplana.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Moritz trip itinerary website.

Drive from Aosta to St. Moritz in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pinzolo.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pontresina, Lake Silvaplana, Bernina Pass
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass

2
nights
Pinzolo, Italy

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. On the 14th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Cascate Val Genova, thenadmire the sheer force of Nardis Waterfalls, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Vigilio, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate di Vallesinella. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Lago Ritorto, look for all kinds of wild species at Val Nambrone, thenexplore the activities along Lago dei Caprioli, and finally steep yourself in history at Forte Strino.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pinzolo driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Pinzolo takes 4 hours. In September, Pinzolo is somewhat warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Pinzolo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nardis Waterfalls, Lago dei Caprioli, Forte Strino
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Nardis Waterfalls ©
Nardis Waterfalls
Lago Ritorto ©
Lago Ritorto
Forte Strino ©
Forte Strino

3
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. Step off the beaten path and head to The Bastion and Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta. Step out of the city life by going to Valle di Ledro and Lago Smeraldo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Riva Del Garda: Fondo (Orologio ad Acqua di Fondo & Canyon Rio Sass), Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra (in Rovereto) and Duomo Maria Assunta (in Bolzano). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza Duomo, don't miss a visit to Fontana del Nettuno, and step into the grandiose world of Castel Beseno.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Riva Del Garda vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Pinzolo to Riva Del Garda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canazei.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fondo, Trento, Castel Beseno, Medieval Village of Canale, Valle di Ledro
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The Bastion ©
The Bastion
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta ©
Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta
Canyon Rio Sass ©
Canyon Rio Sass

2
nights
Canazei, Italy

Canazei ©
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, trek along Sellaronda, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Val di Fassa, and finally appreciate the views at Val de San Nicolo. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Funivia Pass Pordoi, thentrek along Sass Pordoi, thentake some stellar pictures from Sentiero Viel del Pan, and finally don't miss a visit to Sella Pass.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Canazei trip planner.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Canazei in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Canazei can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brunico.

Things to do in Canazei

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pozza di Fassa, Sellaronda, Sella Pass
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La Terrazza delle Dolomiti ©
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Sentiero Viel del Pan
Sentiero Viel del Pan

3
nights
Brunico, Italy

Brunico ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Prati di Croda Rossa and Adrenaline X-Treme Adventures. Get in touch with nature at Alpe di Fanes and Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike. Explore Brunico's surroundings by going to Le Cascate di Stanghe (in Racines), Vipiteno (Torre delle Dodici & Monte Cavallo - Neue Rosskopf GmbH) and Val Fiscalina (in Sesto).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Brunico trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Canazei to Brunico takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Canazei in September: high temperatures in Brunico hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vigilio, Vipiteno, Sesto, San Candido, Lago di Braies
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Step out of the city life by going to Achensee and Grawa Wasserfall. Step off the beaten path and head to Hofkirche and Dom zu St. Jakob. Venture out of the city with trips to Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis (in Serfaus), Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol) and Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), browse the exhibits of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and make a trip to Pfarrkirche Fulpmes.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip planner.

You can drive from Brunico to Innsbruck in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Kaltwassersee, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Achensee
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Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis ©
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
Grawa Wasserfall ©
Grawa Wasserfall

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Liechtensteinklamm and Gollinger Wasserfall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sigmund-Thun-Klamm and Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian). Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern) and Lake Zell (in Zell am See). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and view the masterpieces at Atelier Thomas Selinger.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg holiday app.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, Obertauern Ski Resort, Gollinger Wasserfall, Liechtensteinklamm, Lake Zell
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm ©
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm

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