9 days in The Alps Itinerary

9 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Bolzano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Aosta, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Toronto, Canada

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 15th (Sun), get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, and then make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Salzburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Salzburg. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in March: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 12°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), thentake in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bolzano.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums
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Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum

1
night
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Obereggen - Ski Center Latemar, thenidentify plant and animal life at Altopiano del Renon, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Domenicani, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Duomo Maria Assunta.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bolzano trip itinerary site.

Drive from Innsbruck to Bolzano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Innsbruck in March, things will get a bit warmer in Bolzano: highs are around 19°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Bolzano

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Obereggen - Ski Center Latemar, Altopiano del Renon
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Duomo Maria Assunta ©
Duomo Maria Assunta

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night
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. On the 19th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Barbara Church, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Valle di Ledro, thenstep into the grandiose world of Arco Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda trip planner.

Getting from Bolzano to Riva Del Garda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, Riva Del Garda is much hotter than Bolzano - with highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Arco Castle, Medieval Village of Canale, Valle di Ledro
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Arco Castle ©
Arco Castle

3
nights
Aosta, Italy

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 (Fri): fly down the slopes at Pila, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso, and then delve into the distant past at Criptoportico Forense. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Porta Pretoria, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Verres, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello di Issogne, thenstop by Salumificio Maison Bertolin, and finally contemplate the long history of Pont-Saint-Martin.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Aosta sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Aosta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Issogne, Salumificio Maison Bertolin, Castello di Fenis, Castello di Verres, Pont-Saint-Martin
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Pila ©
Pila
Castello di Issogne ©
Castello di Issogne
Castello di Verres ©
Castello di Verres

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