12 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Bus to Aosta
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Riva Del Garda
— 5 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Riyadh


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), Maison Bruil (in Introd) and Cogne (Lillaz Waterfalls & Sentieri della Valnontey). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, steep yourself in history at Pont-Saint-Martin, and fly down the slopes at Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Aosta trip maker app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Aosta is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Aosta is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Merano.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Spas
Side Trips

Merano — 2 nights

Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): trek along Tappeiner Promenade, then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme Merano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Rio Sass, admire the sheer force of Cascata di Tret, then get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and finally look for gifts at Il Maso dello Speck.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Merano trip app.

Traveling by car from Aosta to Merano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Merano can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Braies.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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Braies — 1 night

On the 29th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Giorgio, take in the awesome beauty at Valle di Casies, then explore the activities along Lago di Dobbiaco, and finally explore the activities along Lago di Braies.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Braies trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Merano to Braies in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Braies sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Riva Del Garda.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Riva Del Garda — 5 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 (Palazzo Geremia, Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, &more), Molveno (Lago di Molveno & Il Portico Dei Sapori) and Castello Di Stenico (in Stenico). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Tenno, steep yourself in history at Casa degli Artisti "Giacomo Vittone", explore the world behind art at Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, and get to know the fascinating history of Medieval Village of Canale.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Riva Del Garda trip planner.

You can drive from Braies to Riva Del Garda in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in Riva Del Garda sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trips