8 days in Trentino-Alto Adige Itinerary

8 days in Trentino-Alto Adige Itinerary

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8 days in Trentino-Alto Adige Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
San Candido
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Selva di Val Gardena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Trento
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Boston

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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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the activities along Lago di Dobbiaco and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate di Riva, head outdoors with Adrenaline X-treme Adventures, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Drau Cycle Route.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Candido online trip planner .

Boston, USA to San Candido is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to San Candido. In August, San Candido is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lago di Braies, Drau Cycle Route, Adrenaline X-treme Adventures, Cascate di Riva, Lago di Dobbiaco
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies

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Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Val Gardena, get outside with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, then walk around Puez-Geisler Nature Park, and finally head outdoors with Seceda. On your second day here, stroll through Sass Pordoi, then ride a horse along Charlotte Horse Riding, then don't miss a visit to Sella Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Selva di Val Gardena trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Candido to Selva di Val Gardena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Candido in August: high temperatures in Selva di Val Gardena hover around 59°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Trento.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Canazei, Ortisei, Puez-Geisler Nature Park, Charlotte Horse Riding
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi

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Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Explore Trento's surroundings by going to Lago di Tenno (in Tenno), South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (in Bolzano) and I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff (in Merano). And it doesn't end there: get curious at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, and take in the awesome beauty at Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Trento trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Trento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in August, you will find days in Trento are much hotter (86°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (62°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trento

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Lago di Molveno, I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, Lago di Tenno
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno