32 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

32 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bormio
— 4 nights
2
Merano
— 5 nights
3
Selva di Val Gardena
— 5 nights
4
Brunico
— 5 nights
5
Riva Del Garda
— 5 nights
6
Aosta
— 6 nights

4
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: Rock Engraving Park of Grosio (in Grosio), Cascate di Vallesinella (in Madonna Di Campiglio) and Cascate Val Genova (in Pinzolo). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Stelvio Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Saent Waterfalls, make a trip to Lago di Resia, and get to know the fascinating history of Gavia Pass.

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Tehran, Iran to Bormio is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from Tehran in August, things will get colder in Bormio: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Merano.

Things to do in Bormio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tirano, Pinzolo, Castel Coira - Churburg, Saent Waterfalls, Rock Engraving Park of Grosio
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Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Gavia Pass ©
Gavia Pass
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio ©
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio

5
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Bolzano (South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Piazza Walther, &more), Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo) and Lago di Carezza (in Nova Levante). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, explore the historical opulence of Castel Thun, take in breathtaking views at Canyon Rio Sass, and get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Merano road trip site.

You can drive from Bormio to Merano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In August, Merano is a bit warmer than Bormio - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolzano, Santuario di San Romedio, Lago di Carezza, Lago di Tovel, Castel Thun
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

5
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
Explore Selva di Val Gardena's surroundings by going to Le Cascate di Stanghe (in Racines), Puez-Geisler Nature Park (in Bolzano) and Torre Bianca (in Bressanone).

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Selva di Val Gardena online route builder.

Drive from Merano to Selva di Val Gardena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Merano in August, plan for colder days in Selva di Val Gardena, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brunico.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Canazei, Ortisei, Le Cascate di Stanghe, Puez-Geisler Nature Park, Col Rodella
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi

5
nights
Brunico

Brunico ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Brunico: Kloster Neustift (in Varna), Duomo di San Candido ''La Collegiata'' (in San Candido) and Duomo di Bressanone (in Bressanone).

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brunico travel site.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Brunico in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in August, expect Brunico to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Campo Tures, Passo Rolle, Lago di Dobbiaco, Kloster Neustift, Castel Badia
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Passo Rolle ©
Passo Rolle

5
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 Trento (MUSE - Science Museum, Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, &more), Levico Terme (Il Parco Secolare degli Asburgo & Lago DI Levico) and Lago di Molveno (in Molveno). There's still lots to do: trek along Old Ponale Road Path, get curious at Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro, get to know the fascinating history of Medieval Village of Canale, and explore the activities along Lago di Tenno.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brunico to Riva Del Garda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brunico in August: high temperatures in Riva Del Garda hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trento, Tenno, Levico Terme, Ledro, Lago di Molveno
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
The Bastion ©
The Bastion

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aosta: Val Ferret (in Courmayeur), Lago d'Arpy (in Morgex) and Castello di Issogne (in Issogne). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, make a trip to Porta Pretoria, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, and step into the grandiose world of Castel Savoia.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Aosta road trip planning tool.

Getting from Riva Del Garda to Aosta by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Morgex, Cogne, Cascate del Rutor, Val Ferret, Parc Animalier d'Introd
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
River Rafting & Tubing

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