8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Sveti Petar u Sumi
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Aosta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Merano
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Sveti Petar u Sumi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Issogne, see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, look for gifts at Salumificio Maison Bertolin, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Reale di Sarre.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Aosta trip site .

Sveti Petar u Sumi, Croatia to Aosta is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Aosta

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Salumificio Maison Bertolin, Castello Reale di Sarre, River Rafting & Tubing, Castello Sarriod de La Tour, Castello di Fenis
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin), identify plant and animal life at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then make a trip to Piazza Duomo, and finally have fun and explore at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia per Cani, kick back and relax at Sabbioni Beach, and then explore the activities along Lago di Molveno.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda trip maker tool .

You can drive from Aosta to Riva Del Garda in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trento, Spiaggia per Cani, Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, Lago di Molveno
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MUSE - Museo delle Scienze ©
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno

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nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. On the 25th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tappeiner Promenade, then take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, then browse the fresh offerings at Oberhasler, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico. On your second day here, do a tasting at Kellerei St. Pauls, look for gifts at Glass Art Affair, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Altopiano del Renon, then learn about winemaking at Loacker Wine Estates, and finally get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Merano road trip planning website .

Drive from Riva Del Garda to Merano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Merano, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Wineries Trails

Side Trips

Bolzano, Altopiano del Renon, Oberhasler, Kellerei St. Pauls
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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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