17 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

17 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Alps sightseeing planner

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Riva Del Garda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brunico
— 3 nights
Drive
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Merano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bormio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aosta
— 4 nights
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Riva Del Garda

— 3 nights
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riva Del Garda: Distilleria Marzadro (in Nogaredo), Trento (Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali & MUSE - Science Museum) and Lago di Molveno (in Molveno). And it doesn't end there: trek along Old Ponale Road Path, take in nature's colorful creations at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, explore the activities along Lago di Tenno, and make a trip to The Bastion.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda travel route builder app.

Valletta, Malta to Riva Del Garda is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, train, and tram. In September, Riva Del Garda is a bit cooler than Valletta - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brunico.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

Brunico

— 3 nights
Explore Brunico's surroundings by going to Seceda (in Ortisei), Sass Pordoi (in Pozza di Fassa) and San Candido (Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO) & Drau Cycle Route).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brunico holiday planner.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Brunico in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Riva Del Garda in October, things will get slightly colder in Brunico: highs are around 14°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Merano

— 4 nights
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merano: Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo), Lago di Carezza (in Nova Levante) and Bolzano (South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology & Parco Naturale Puez Odle). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico, hike along Tappeiner Promenade, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Merano High Mountain Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Merano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brunico to Merano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brunico in October, with highs in Merano at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bormio.

Things to do in Merano

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:

Bormio

— 2 nights
Bormio is a town and comune with a population of about 4,100 located in the Province of Sondrio, Lombardy region of the Alps in northern Italy.The centre of the upper Valtellina valley, it is a popular winter sports resort. On the 9th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at Hotel Bagni Vecchi and then admire all the interesting features of Stelvio Pass. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lago di Cancano and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bormio trip planner.

You can drive from Merano to Bormio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. October in Bormio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Bormio

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

Aosta

— 4 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aosta: Forte di Bard (in Bard), QC Terme Pre Saint Didier (in Pre-Saint-Didier) and Maison Bruil (in Introd). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, trek along Sentieri della Valnontey, and make a trip to Porta Praetoria.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Aosta travel planning tool.

You can drive from Bormio to Aosta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14: