15 days in The Alps Itinerary

15 days in The Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Alps sightseeing planner

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Castellane
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Castellane, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savines-le-Lac, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trento, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Castellane, France

— 2 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. On the 29th (Mon), take in the views from Pont du Roc, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc, get outside with Route des Cretes La Palud, then explore the activities along Les Gorges du Verdon, and finally examine the collection at Maison Nature & Patrimoines.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Castellane trip itinerary planning website.

Wroclaw, Poland to Castellane is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Wroclaw in June, you will find days in Castellane are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Savines-le-Lac.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Savines-le-Lac, France

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): head outdoors with Lac de Serre-Poncon, contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Boscodon, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally make a splash at Aquaparc embrun. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Plan d'Eau d'Embrun and then cool off at Jungle Wake Park Jausiers.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Savines-le-Lac sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Castellane to Savines-le-Lac takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Castellane in June: highs in Savines-le-Lac hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Savines-le-Lac

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get great views at Gornergrat, then look for gifts at Laderach, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then don't miss a visit to Walk of Climb, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zermatt travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Savines-le-Lac to Zermatt takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Trento, Italy

— 2 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, then explore the historical opulence of Castel Beseno, and finally admire the masterpieces at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno and then hit the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Trento trip planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Trento in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch) and Achensee (in Maurach). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online trip maker.

Getting from Trento to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trento in July, things will get little chillier in Innsbruck: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg holiday website.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature