7 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Aosta
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Aosta
— 2 nights
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Andalo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Merano
— 2 nights
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Aosta — 2 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.
Family-friendly places like Teatro Romano and La Casa del Cucu will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Aosta: Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area (in Breuil-Cervinia), Maison Bruil (in Introd) and QC Terme Pre Saint Didier (in Pre-Saint-Didier). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, get to know the fascinating history of The Roman road to the Gauls and its arch, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, and admire the landmark architecture of Aosta Old Town.

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Porto, Portugal to Aosta is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Aosta due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Andalo.
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Andalo — 2 nights

Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fontana del Nettuno, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza Duomo, then explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castel Valer, pick up some new knowledge with Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, and finally stroll through Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal.

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Drive from Aosta to Andalo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Merano.
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Merano — 2 nights

Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata D'inverno, admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme Merano, then trek along Tappeiner Promenade, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale Maria Assunta, stop by Il Maso dello Speck, then get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and finally make a trip to Piazza Walther.

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You can drive from Andalo to Merano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Merano sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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