10 days in Northwest Italy, Dobbiaco & Braies Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy, Dobbiaco & Braies Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Venice
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Dobbiaco
— 2 nights
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Braies
— 2 nights
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Malcesine
— 1 night
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Tremosine sul Garda
— 1 night
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Verona
— 1 night
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Milan
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Venice

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 2nd (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning app.

Frankfurt, Germany to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Frankfurt in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Dobbiaco.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums

Dobbiaco

— 2 nights
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dobbiaco online route planner.

You can drive from Venice to Dobbiaco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in May; daily highs in Dobbiaco reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Braies.

Things to do in Dobbiaco

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Braies

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella "Lago di Braies", explore the activities along Lago di Braies, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Valle di Casies, then step into the grandiose world of Castel Welsperg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rovine di Castel Thurn. On your second day here, stroll through Prato Piazza Mountain, then look for gifts at Alpe Pragas Srl, then appreciate the history behind Tabernacolo di Tesido, and finally don't miss a visit to Chiesetta di San Giorgio.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Braies trip tool.

Braies is just a short distance from Dobbiaco. Traveling from Dobbiaco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Braies: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Malcesine.

Things to do in Braies

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Malcesine

— 1 night
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. On the 6th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, delve into the lush surroundings at Riserva Naturale Integrale Gardesana Orientale, then take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eremo dei Santi Benigno e Caro.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Malcesine trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Braies to Malcesine takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Malcesine can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tremosine sul Garda.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tremosine sul Garda

— 1 night
On the 8th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Pieve Di Tremosine, don't miss a visit to Strada della Forra, then see the interesting displays at La Limonaia del Castel, and finally make a trip to The Bastion.

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Traveling by car from Malcesine to Tremosine sul Garda takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Tremosine sul Garda can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Tremosine sul Garda

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 9th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, look for gifts at Patrizia Prencipe, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Tremosine sul Garda to Verona in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Milan

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan online trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Milan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Milan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Museums