8 days in Province of South Tyrol Itinerary

8 days in Province of South Tyrol Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Brunico
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ortisei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Merano
— 3 nights
+4
Tram + Train + Bus + Fly + Subway:  9 h 45 min
End: Athens

2
nights
Brunico

Brunico ©
On the 2nd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castello di Taufers, then admire the sheer force of Cascate di Riva, and then see the interesting displays at Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cappella "Lago di Braies", contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, then stroll through Drau Cycle Route, and finally explore the activities along Lago di Anterselva.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brunico trip itinerary planning site.

Athens, Greece to Brunico is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Brunico due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get much colder in Brunico: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ortisei.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Braies, Campo Tures, Lago di Anterselva, Drau Cycle Route
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Castello di Taufers ©
Castello di Taufers

2
nights
Ortisei

Ortisei ©
UrtijÃĢi is a town of 4,637 inhabitants in South Tyrol in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, hit the slopes at Val Gardena, grab your bike and head to Freeride Ciampinoi, then make a trip to Sella Pass, and finally look for gifts at Peter's Tea House. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Puez-Geisler Nature Park, then don't miss a visit to Chiesetta di San Giovanni, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plose, and finally make a trip to Chiusa - Klausen.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ortisei trip builder site.

You can drive from Brunico to Ortisei in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brunico in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Ortisei: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Merano.

Things to do in Ortisei

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Selva di Val Gardena, Puez-Geisler Nature Park, Chiesetta di San Giovanni, Plose, Chiusa - Klausen
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Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass

3
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): hit the slopes at Meran 2000, take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, and then hike along Tappeiner Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Carezza, don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther, then make a trip to Via Museo, then get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Merano trip itinerary website.

Getting from Ortisei to Merano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Merano can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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