8 days in The Alps Itinerary

8 days in The Alps Itinerary

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8 days in The Alps Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
St Johann im Pongau, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
San Vigilio, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Newark, United States

1
night
St Johann im Pongau, Austria

St Johann im Pongau ©
St. On the 15th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wagrain Grafenberg, then admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, then explore the historical opulence of Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Liechtensteinklamm.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read St Johann im Pongau route planner .

Newark, USA to St Johann im Pongau is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to St Johann im Pongau due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in September, expect St Johann im Pongau to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to San Vigilio.

Things to do in St Johann im Pongau

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gollinger Wasserfall, Wagrain Grafenberg, Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall, Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen
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Wagrain Grafenberg ©
Wagrain Grafenberg
Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall ©
Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall

3
nights
San Vigilio, Italy

San Vigilio ©
Get outdoors at Le Cascate di Stanghe and Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike. Explore hidden gems such as Prati di Croda Rossa and Malga Fane. Change things up with these side-trips from San Vigilio: Cappella "Lago di Braies" (in Braies), Duomo di San Candido ''La Collegiata'' (in San Candido) and Canazei (Sentiero Viel del Pan & Sass Pordoi).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Vigilio trip maker website .

Drive from St Johann im Pongau to San Vigilio in 3.5 hours. In September, San Vigilio is somewhat warmer than St Johann im Pongau - with highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in San Vigilio

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

San Candido, Canazei, Prati di Croda Rossa, Le Cascate di Stanghe, Parrocchiale di Nostra Signora
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Cappella ©
Cappella "Lago di Braies"

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, explore the historical opulence of Arco Castle, then take in the awesome beauty at Valle di Ledro, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Medieval Village of Canale. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castel Beseno and then examine the collection at Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda trip tool .

Traveling by car from San Vigilio to Riva Del Garda takes 2.5 hours. In September in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Arco Castle, Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, Valle di Ledro, Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, Medieval Village of Canale
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Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta ©
Castel Beseno ©
Castel Beseno
Arco Castle ©
Arco Castle