8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

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8 days in Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly + bus:  20​h
1
Aosta
— 1 night
2
Bolzano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  22​h
End: Curitiba

1
night
Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Issogne, then see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, and finally step into the grandiose world of Verres Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, take in the dramatic scenery at Lillaz Waterfalls, then don't miss a visit to The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, and finally explore the ancient world of Criptoportico Forense.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Aosta planning website .

Curitiba, Brazil to Aosta is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central European Time (CET) is 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Castello di Fenis, Castello di Issogne, Forte di Bard, The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael, Lillaz Waterfalls
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Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis

2
nights
Bolzano

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 20th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico and then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Bolzano, then explore the historical opulence of Castel Thun, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bolzano itinerary builder site .

Drive from Aosta to Bolzano in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Bolzano

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Merano, Castel Thun
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South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico

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nights
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Castello Di Stenico, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, and then explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, and then kick back and relax at Sabbioni Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Riva Del Garda online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Bolzano to Riva Del Garda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Trento, Lago di Molveno, Castello Di Stenico
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MUSE - Museo delle Scienze ©
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze
Castello Di Stenico ©
Castello Di Stenico