9 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

9 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Start: Venice
Drive:  3 h
1
Braies
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Selva di Val Gardena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Merano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Andalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Bard
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Venice

1
night
Braies

Braies ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Parrocchiale di Maria Assunta, thentrek along Picco Vallandro, and then hike along Sentiero Talblickweg. Keep things going the next day: trek along Escursione sul Monte Specie, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, and then head outdoors with Kron Arc Adventure.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Braies attractions planner.

Venice to Braies is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Braies can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Valdaora, Picco Vallandro, Sentiero Talblickweg
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Kron Arc Adventure ©
Kron Arc Adventure

2
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
On the 12th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Val Gardena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella di San Silvestro, thenride a horse along Charlotte Horse Riding, thenstop by VINO Wine Shop, and finally trek along Sellaronda. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maddalena, trek along Sentiero Adolf Munkel e l'Alpe di Funes, thenstroll through Percorso d'Avventura Talai, thenrelax in the rural setting at Maso Johannser Hof, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Kraus.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Selva di Val Gardena travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Braies to Selva di Val Gardena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Braies in April, expect nights in Selva di Val Gardena to be slightly colder, around -1°C, while days are colder, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

VINO Wine Shop, Piazza Kraus, Percorso d'Avventura Talai, Charlotte Horse Riding, Sellaronda
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Charlotte Horse Riding ©
Charlotte Horse Riding
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Cappella di San Silvestro ©
Cappella di San Silvestro

2
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff and then hike along Tappeiner Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at BAS - Opfer fur die Freiheit, explore the world behind art at Tesoro Del Duomo, thentake an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, thenlearn about winemaking at Ritterhof Wine Estate, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Merano trip planner.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Merano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in April, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Merano: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Andalo.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolzano, Ritterhof Wine Estate
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

2
nights
Andalo

Andalo ©
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Duomo, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, thenglide through natural beauty at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, and finally expand your horizons at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Andalo trip planner.

Getting from Merano to Andalo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Andalo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bard.

Things to do in Andalo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Trento, Lago di Molveno, Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno

1
night
Bard

Bard ©
Bard is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. On the 18th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Issogne, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, contemplate the long history of Pont-Saint-Martin, thenwalk around Parco Giochi Giardini Pubblici di Pont Saint Martin, thenrelax in the rural setting at Bonne Vallee di Chappoz Ezio, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Little Wild Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bard planner.

You can drive from Andalo to Bard in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bard

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pont-Saint-Martin, Bonne Vallee di Chappoz Ezio, Castello di Issogne, Castello di Fenis
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Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
The Little Wild Gallery ©
The Little Wild Gallery
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis

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