15 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

15 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Alps vacation planner

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Fly to Venice, Train to Merano
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Merano
— 3 nights
Drive
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Canazei
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Candido
— 2 nights
Drive
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Riva Del Garda
— 4 nights
Drive
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Aosta
— 3 nights
Bus to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Toronto

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Merano

— 3 nights
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Merano side-trips: Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo), Stelvio Pass (in Bormio) and Bolzano (Parco Petrarca, South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, trek along Merano High Mountain Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme Merano, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tappeiner Promenade.

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Toronto, Canada to Merano is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Merano, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Canazei.

Things to do in Merano

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Canazei

— 2 nights
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): head outdoors with Seceda, admire the majestic nature at Parco Naturale Puez Odle, then cruise along Gardena Pass, and finally stroll through Sass Pordoi. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale Santa Maria Assunta con Cimitero, then make a trip to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, then make a trip to Sella Pass, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Carezza.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Canazei online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Merano to Canazei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. September in Canazei sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Candido.

Things to do in Canazei

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

San Candido

— 2 nights
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), make a trip to Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro, then explore the activities along Lago di Braies, and finally make a trip to Duomo di San Candido ''La Collegiata''. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco, get engrossed in the history at Bunker Museum, and then grab your bike and head to Drau Cycle Route.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Candido driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Canazei to San Candido in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Canazei in September: high temperatures in San Candido hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Riva Del Garda

— 4 nights
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Change things up with these side-trips from Riva Del Garda: Trento (Piazza Duomo, MUSE - Science Museum, &more), Lago di Molveno (in Molveno) and Parco naturale Sciliar-Catinaccio (in Tiers). There's lots more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Old Ponale Road Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, don't miss a visit to Lago DI Levico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

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Getting from San Candido to Riva Del Garda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Candido in September; daily highs in Riva Del Garda reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Aosta

— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to QC Terme Pre Saint Didier (in Pre-Saint-Didier), Via delle Gallie (in Donnas) and Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, don't miss a visit to Porta Pretoria, examine the collection at Forte di Bard, and get to know the fascinating history of Mura di Aosta.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Aosta itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Aosta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aosta

Spas · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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