13 days in Goa, Giethoorn & Italian Alps Itinerary

13 days in Goa, Giethoorn & Italian Alps Itinerary

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13 days in Goa, Giethoorn & Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Goa, India
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
2
Giethoorn, Holland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Merano, Italy
— 1 night
5
Aosta, Italy
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Hyderabad, India

3
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mobor Beach and Majorda Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Galjibaga Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Milsim Goa Paintball, take a stroll through Fontainhas, and contemplate the long history of Palacio do Deao.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Goa itinerary maker website .

Hyderabad to Goa is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Majorda Beach ©
Majorda Beach
Galjibaga Beach ©
Galjibaga Beach

3
nights
Giethoorn, Holland

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nationaal Park Veluwezoom and Rijksmonument Waterpoort Sneek uit 1613. Change things up with these side-trips from Giethoorn: Drents Museum (in Assen), Hoofdstation Groningen (in Groningen) and Kamp Westerbork (in Hooghalen). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Drentsche Aa, see the interesting displays at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goa to Giethoorn. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Goa to Giethoorn due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Goa in October, things will get cooler in Giethoorn: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hoofdstation Groningen, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Drents Museum, National Park Drentsche Aa, Kamp Westerbork
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Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus ©
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom ©
Nationaal Park Veluwezoom
Drents Museum ©
Drents Museum

1
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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Catena Square, take an in-depth tour of MAG Museo Alto Garda, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Barbara Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Sabbioni Beach, then don't miss a visit to Piazza 3 Novembre, and then don't miss a visit to Torre Apponale.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Riva Del Garda travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Giethoorn to Riva Del Garda. When traveling from Giethoorn in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Riva Del Garda: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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MAG Museo Alto Garda ©
MAG Museo Alto Garda
Torre Apponale ©
Torre Apponale

1
night
Merano, Italy

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll through Meran Waalrunde, then examine the collection at Touriseum, and then stroll around Passeggiata Gilf.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Merano road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Merano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Merano can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Touriseum ©
Touriseum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): head outdoors with Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sarriod de La Tour, explore the historical opulence of Castello Reale di Sarre, then take in the views from The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Emile Chanoux.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aosta trip itinerary app .

Drive from Merano to Aosta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Outdoors Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castello Reale di Sarre, Castello Sarriod de La Tour, Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael
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Castello Reale di Sarre ©
Castello Reale di Sarre
Castello Sarriod de La Tour ©
Castello Sarriod de La Tour
Piazza Emile Chanoux ©
Piazza Emile Chanoux

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