10 days in The Alps Itinerary

10 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Merano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Dallas

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Salzburg, Austria — 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Take a break from Salzburg with a short trip to Eisriesenwelt in Werfen, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip site.

Dallas, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in May: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 65°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Merano.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Merano, Italy — 1 night

Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico, walk around Passeggiata Gilf, then take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, then relax and rejuvenate at Terme Merano, and finally hike along Tappeiner Promenade.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Merano tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Merano takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Salzburg in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Merano: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Innsbruck is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, contemplate the long history of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Merano to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Merano in May, expect Innsbruck to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
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