13 days in The Alps Itinerary

13 days in The Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Alps trip planner

Make it your trip
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Merano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aosta, Italy
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

Before you visit Salzburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Omaha, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Salzburg is 7 hours. Traveling from Omaha in June, expect Salzburg to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with a short trip to Achensee in Maurach (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, and fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck route planning site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Merano, Italy

— 1 night
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. On the 24th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico and then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Merano trip planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Merano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, Merano is a bit warmer than Innsbruck - with highs of 84°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Merano

Parks · Historic Sites

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Gornergrat, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Riffelsee.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planner.

Getting from Merano to Zermatt by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and tram; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Aosta, Italy

— 1 night

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.
On the 28th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aosta trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Aosta by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Historic Sites
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