60 days in The Alps Itinerary

60 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie, France
— 3 nights
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Aosta, Italy
— 7 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 6 nights
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Brunico, Italy
— 6 nights
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Bolzano, Italy
— 7 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 7 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie, France

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Notre Dame de Beauvoir and Maison Alexandra David-Neel. Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Faience and Musee Gassendi. Explore Moustiers Sainte-Marie's surroundings by going to Chapelle St Pancrace (in Digne-les-Bains City), Chateau Vignelaure (in Rians) and Chateau de La Verdiere (in La Verdiere). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Sauvan, learn about all things military at Musee de L'Artillerie, pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Graces, and don't miss a visit to Centre Ville.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Moustiers Sainte-Marie is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Moustiers Sainte-Marie. Traveling from Vancouver in October, expect nights in Moustiers Sainte-Marie to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Aosta.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Aosta, Italy

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso and Criptoportico Forense. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Archeologico Regionale and Museo Manzetti. Explore Aosta's surroundings by going to Orta San Giulio (Villa Bossi & Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta), Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Varallo) and Cappella della Madonna di Loreto (in Roccapietra). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Cristoforo, contemplate the long history of Pont-Saint-Martin, take a stroll through Piazza Emile Chanoux, and don't miss a visit to Arco Onorario d'Augusto.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Aosta online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Aosta takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Aosta

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Wineries

Side Trips

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Musee Suisse du Jeu will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Fondation Pierre Gianadda and Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zermatt: Fondation Opale (in Lens), Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard (in Martigny) and Eglise St Germain (in Saviese). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and do a tasting at Aigle Castle.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Aosta to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castelgrande and Piazza Indipendenza. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castelli di Bellinzona and Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bellinzona: Cascate di Santa Petronilla (in Biasca), Chiesa di San Nicolao (in Giornico) and Chiesa romanica di San Carlo a Negrentino (in Leontica). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Castello di Montebello, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa Collegiata dei SS Pietro e Stefano, make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bellinzona sightseeing planning site.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bellinzona in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in November, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake St. Moritz and National Park Centre. Appreciate the collections at Segantini Museum and Bundner Naturmuseum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Moritz: Grabser Muhlbach (in Grabs), Schloss Werdenberg (in Werdenberg) and Wine Tours Switzerland (in Maienfeld). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair, see the interesting displays at Mill Weber House, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Tarasp, and admire the masterpieces at Berry Museum.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz attractions site.

Drive from Bellinzona to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bellinzona in November, expect St. Moritz to be little chillier, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Riva Del Garda, Italy

Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona and Chiesa di Santa Corona. You'll explore and learn at Arte Sella and Fondazione Bisazza. Explore Riva Del Garda's surroundings by going to Castel Beseno (in Besenello), Casa Natale di Antonio Rosmini (in Rovereto) and Distilleria Marzadro (in Nogaredo). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Barbara Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di S. Anna, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Avio, and see the interesting displays at Valle delle Cartiere.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Riva Del Garda itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Riva Del Garda takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Moritz in November; daily highs in Riva Del Garda reach 14°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brunico.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Brunico, Italy

Step off the beaten path and head to La Citta vecchia di Brunico and Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cimitero Austro-Ungarico di Brunico and Messner Mountain Museum Ripa. Change things up with these side-trips from Brunico: Castel Wolfsthurn - Museo Provinciale della Caccia e della Pesca (in Mareta), San Candido (Cimitero della Parrocchia di San Candido & Piazza San Michele) and Schaubergwerk Prettau (in Ridnaun).

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brunico online itinerary planner.

Getting from Riva Del Garda to Brunico by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Riva Del Garda in November; daily highs in Brunico reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Brunico

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Bolzano, Italy

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Runkelstein Castle and Museo Canova. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sacrario di Cima Grappa and Kloster Saben - Monastero Di Sabiona. Explore Bolzano's surroundings by going to Cantina Tramin (in Termeno), Merano (Merano Centro Storico, Palais Mamming Museum, &more) and Nova Ponente (Kirchlein St. Helena & Santuario di Pietralba). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Domenicani, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo Maria Assunta, examine the collection at Alte Grieser Pfarrkirche mit dem Altar von Michael Pacher, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bolzano trip planner.

Drive from Brunico to Bolzano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Brunico, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bolzano, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bolzano

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tyrolean Folk Art Museum and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grassmayr Glockenmuseum Glockengiesserei and Basilica Wilten. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Brauerei Schloss Starkenberg (in Tarrenz), 007 Elements (in Solden) and Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum), examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, and make a trip to Helblinghaus.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Innsbruck holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Bolzano to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bolzano in December: highs in Innsbruck hover around 6°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral. Mozarts Geburtshaus and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Linz (Stadtpfarrkirche Urfahr, Ars Electronica Center, &more), Hallstatt (Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary & Badestrand Hallstatt) and Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus (in Bad Ischl). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), explore the historical opulence of Seeschloss Ort, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg journey planner.

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips