15 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

15 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Alps holiday maker

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Make it your trip
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Riva Del Garda
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Candido
— 2 nights
Drive
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Merano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Aosta
— 4 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Charlotte

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Riva Del Garda

— 4 nights
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riva Del Garda: Museo del Rame Navarini (in Ravina), Molveno (Parrocchia di San Carlo Borromeo & Lago di Molveno) and Trento (Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali & MUSE - Science Museum). Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Parco naturale Sciliar-Catinaccio. And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Old Ponale Road Path, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo di San Lorenzo in Banale, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Tenno, and don't miss a visit to Piazza 3 Novembre.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Riva Del Garda trip planner.

Charlotte, USA to Riva Del Garda is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charlotte to Riva Del Garda. Traveling from Charlotte in September, things will get a bit cooler in Riva Del Garda: highs are around 78°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Candido.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

San Candido

— 2 nights
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Lago di Dobbiaco, then explore the activities along Lago di Braies, and then hike along Escursione Estiva - Lago di Braies - Sasso del Signore. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Cimitero della Parrocchia di San Candido, stroll around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Drau Cycle Route.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Candido journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to San Candido takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Riva Del Garda in September, expect San Candido to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Merano

— 4 nights
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Explore Merano's surroundings by going to Lago di Carezza (in Nova Levante), Sella Pass (in Selva di Val Gardena) and Sass Pordoi (in Pozza di Fassa). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro, explore and take pictures at Stelvio Pass, and get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Merano trip maker.

You can drive from San Candido to Merano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from San Candido in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Merano: highs are around 77°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Merano

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Aosta

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Aosta: QC Terme Pre Saint Didier (in Pre-Saint-Didier), Cogne (Saponeria Artigianale Camden Town, Lillaz Waterfalls, &more) and Castello di Issogne (in Issogne). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, make a trip to Porta Pretoria, examine the collection at Forte di Bard, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Aosta trip planner.

Drive from Merano to Aosta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips