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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Courmayeur
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Courmayeur
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Andalo
— 2 nights
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Merano
— 2 nights
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Selva di Val Gardena
— 1 night
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Braies
— 1 night
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Courmayeur

Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. On the 28th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at QC Terme Pre Saint Didier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Courmayeur trip planner.

Podgorica, Montenegro to Courmayeur is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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 29th (Thu): explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, then take in the exciting artwork at Mostra Miniature e Presepi, then fly down the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal, and finally ski along the peaceful trails at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza Duomo, explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Larcher-Fogazzaro, and finally stop by Il Maso Dello Speck.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Andalo trip planner.

You can drive from Courmayeur to Andalo in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Andalo can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Merano.
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Merano — 2 nights

Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Rio Sass, hike along Tappeiner Promenade, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme Merano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico. On your second day here, explore the activities along Lago di Carezza, then get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Pietro sul Colle.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Merano day trip site.

Drive from Andalo to Merano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Merano can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.
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Selva di Val Gardena — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sellaronda, then stop by Demetz Patrick - DP Woodcarvings, then hit the slopes at Val Gardena, and finally make a trip to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Selva di Val Gardena trip planner.

You can drive from Merano to Selva di Val Gardena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Selva di Val Gardena is a bit cooler than Merano - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Braies.
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Braies — 1 night

On the 3rd (Tue), explore the activities along Lago di Braies.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Braies visit planning website.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Braies in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in January, expect nights in Braies to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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