8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Candido
— 1 night
2
Selva di Val Gardena
— 1 night
3
Merano
— 2 nights
4
Molveno
— 3 nights

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San Candido

San Candido ©
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Candido sightseeing planner.

Rome to San Candido is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in San Candido reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Parco e Percorso Salute, Lago di Braies, Drau Cycle Route
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Parco e Percorso Salute ©
Parco e Percorso Salute

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Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): trek along Sass Pordoi and then hit the slopes at Val Gardena.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Selva di Val Gardena trip maker.

You can drive from San Candido to Selva di Val Gardena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Candido in August; daily highs in Selva di Val Gardena reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sass Pordoi
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena

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Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. On the 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Duomo Maria Assunta, thenget engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and then take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Carezza, see the interesting displays at Messner Mountain Museum MMM Firmian, and then get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico.

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

You can 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. When traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in August, plan for much warmer days in Merano, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Molveno.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bolzano, Lago di Carezza
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

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Molveno

Molveno ©
Molveno is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 40km northwest of Trento.GeographyMolveno is located at the northern end of a 4km long lake, at the foot of the Brenta Group and the Paganella mountain.The Lake of Molveno, formed by a landslide about 4000 years ago, is the second largest in Trentino-Alto Adige, 3.3km2. Change things up with these side-trips from Molveno: Bormio (Torre della Bajona & Stelvio Pass), Trento (Piazza Duomo, MUSE - Science Museum, &more) and Lago di Tovel (in Tuenno). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno and appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Molveno driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Merano to Molveno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Molveno, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Molveno

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Trento, Bormio, Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale, Lago di Tenno, Lago di Tovel
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass

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