18 days in Italy, Bled & Salzburg Itinerary

18 days in Italy, Bled & Salzburg Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Bolzano, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Milan, Italy
— 1 night

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice online attractions planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dammam in August, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with a short trip to Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bled trip builder app.

Drive from Venice to Bled in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in August, things will get little chillier in Bled: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bled to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bolzano.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

3
nights
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bolzano: I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff (in Merano), Chiesa di Colfosco (in Corvara in Badia) and Sass Pordoi (in Canazei). There's still lots to do: stroll around Puez-Geisler Nature Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni in Villa, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide, and get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bolzano trip itinerary website.

Drive from Salzburg to Bolzano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Salzburg in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bolzano: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Bolzano

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, Chiesa di Colfosco, Sass Pordoi
Highlights from your plan
Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff

2
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, thenlook for gifts at Vivavino Wine Shop, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa delle Sante Teuteria e Tosca. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, browse the collection at Biblioteca Civica, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally don't miss a visit to Liston.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona road trip planning app.

You can drive from Bolzano to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

2
nights
Riva Del Garda, Italy

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Delirivm Tremens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Barbara Church, thendon't miss a visit to The Bastion, and finally head outdoors with Old Ponale Road Path. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, thenkick back and relax at Sabbioni Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda holiday planning app.

Getting from Verona to Riva Del Garda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, Lago di Molveno
Highlights from your plan
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
Sabbioni Beach
Sabbioni Beach
The Bastion ©
The Bastion

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Milan day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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