7 days in The Alps Itinerary

7 days in The Alps Itinerary

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7 days in The Alps Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly + Train:  16​h 30​min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Trento, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg driving holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Salzburg is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Salzburg is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in April: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

3
nights
Trento, Italy

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, and then get curious at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, then gear up at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal, and then explore the activities along Lago di Molveno.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Trento trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Salzburg to Trento in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salzburg in April; daily highs in Trento reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trento

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lago di Molveno, South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal
Highlights from your plan
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

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