8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Friedrichshafen
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Livigno
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Selva di Val Gardena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Andalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Merano
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: Friedrichshafen

1
night
Livigno

Livigno ©
Livigno is a town and comune in the province of Sondrio, in the region of Lombardy, Italy, located in the Italian Alps, near the Swiss border.HistoryLivigno's second settlers were probably shepherds during the Middle Ages. On the 14th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Livigno Ski and then fly down the slopes at Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata della Val Nera, then visit Scuola Sci Azzurra, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mottolino Fun Mountain, and finally look for gifts at Great Escapes Store.

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Friedrichshafen, Germany to Livigno is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Friedrichshafen in März: high temperatures in Livigno hover around 7°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Livigno

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno ©
Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno
Mottolino Fun Mountain ©
Mottolino Fun Mountain
Cascata della Val Nera ©
Cascata della Val Nera

2
nights
Selva di Val Gardena

Selva di Val Gardena ©
On the 16th (Mon), walk around Puez-Geisler Nature Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa parrocchiale Badia, then trek along Sellaronda, and finally ride a horse along Charlotte Horse Riding. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Sella Pass, head outdoors with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, then don't miss a visit to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Val Gardena.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Selva di Val Gardena tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Livigno to Selva di Val Gardena in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Livigno in März: highs in Selva di Val Gardena hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Andalo.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, Sellaronda, La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, Puez-Geisler Nature Park, Chiesa parrocchiale Badia
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sellaronda ©
Sellaronda
Charlotte Horse Riding ©
Charlotte Horse Riding

2
nights
Andalo

Andalo ©
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then get curious at MUSE - Science Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra, learn about winemaking at Cantina A. Martinelli 1860, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, and finally hit the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Andalo holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Andalo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in März, you will find days in Andalo are much hotter (19°C), and nights are a bit warmer (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Merano.

Things to do in Andalo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Trento, Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra, Cantina A. Martinelli 1860, Lago di Molveno
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno

2
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico, stroll around Passeggiata Gilf, and then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Tappeiner Promenade, trek along Algunder Waalweg Path, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther, and finally get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Merano trip maker website.

Drive from Andalo to Merano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In März, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bolzano
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

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