8 days in Italy, Austria & Bled Itinerary

8 days in Italy, Austria & Bled Itinerary

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Hallstatt, Austria
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Innsbruck, Austria
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Merano, Italy
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Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Garda, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Bled, Slovenia
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Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Langbathseen.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt vacation builder website.

Budapest, Hungary to Hallstatt is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): trek along Wolfsklamm Gorge, get to know the fascinating history of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, and then trek along Gaisalm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck journey maker.

Getting from Hallstatt to Innsbruck by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Merano.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

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Merano, Italy

— 1 night
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Castello Rametz - Wine Museum and then take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata D'inverno.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Merano itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Merano in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, Merano is a bit warmer than Innsbruck - with highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Merano

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

— 1 night
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. On the 10th (Sun), explore the activities along Lago d'Antorno and then hit the slopes at Rifugio Lagazuoi.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Cortina d'Ampezzo trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Merano to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cortina d'Ampezzo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Garda.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Garda, Italy

— 1 night
To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Garda road trip planning site.

Drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Garda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Garda sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will leave for Venice on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Garda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks
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Venice, Italy

— 1 day

City of Romance

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 12th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice tour builder app.

Getting from Garda to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 13th (Wed), stroll through Straža Bled and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bled online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bled takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Venice in June since evenings lows in Bled dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Austrian Alps travel guide

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Ski Areas · Lookouts · Historic Sites
Much of the country's territory sits in the heart of the mountainous Austrian Alps, making the region a prime spot for trekking, skiing, or cozying up in a mountain resort. The mountain range makes Austria, along with Switzerland, the winter sports capital of Europe. Though the Alps are most famous for hosting a wealth of ski resorts for visitors of all skill levels, regional tourism is growing, capitalizing on the appeal of outdoor recreation during all seasons. Visitors flock to the Alps for hiking, golf, biking, and whitewater kayaking in addition to skiing.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.