8 days in The Alps Itinerary

8 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Trento, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Innsbruck is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip planner.

London, UK to Innsbruck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Innsbruck to be little chillier, temps between 6°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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.
On the 20th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico, then get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Fontana del Nettuno, and finally admire the masterpieces at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Trento vacation planning website.

Getting from Innsbruck to Trento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Trento sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Trento

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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: browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Salzburg day trip app.

Getting from Trento to Salzburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trento in December, you will find days in Salzburg are a bit cooler (6°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature