14 days in Italy & Austria Itinerary

14 days in Italy & Austria Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  18 h 15 min
1
Malcesine, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Pinzolo, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Merano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Mondsee, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
Train + Taxi:  2 h
6
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 day
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

3
nights
Malcesine, Italy

Malcesine ©
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago di Ledro (in Ledro), Parco Grotta Cascata Varone (in Tenno) and Lago d'Iseo (in Iseo). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo, get interesting insight from Tours, admire the striking features of Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antica Pieve di Santo Stefano.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Malcesine online travel route planner.

San Francisco, USA to Malcesine is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In June, Malcesine is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pinzolo.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brenzone sul Garda, Lago di Ledro, Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, Old Ponale Road Path, Lago d'Iseo
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Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Pinzolo, Italy

Pinzolo ©
Pinzolo is a small town and comune situated in Val Rendena in Trentino in the northern Italian Alps at an elevation of 800m.It is mainly known as a ski resort during the winter months and as a popular touristic destination in the summer. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate Val Genova, then admire the sheer force of Cascate di Vallesinella, then stop by Campiglio Legno, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Ritorto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Tenno, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, and then explore the activities along Lago dei Caprioli.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pinzolo trip planner.

Getting from Malcesine to Pinzolo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Merano.

Things to do in Pinzolo

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lago di Tenno, Lago di Molveno, Lago dei Caprioli
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Lago Ritorto ©
Lago Ritorto
Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
Lago di Tenno ©
Lago di Tenno

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nights
Merano, Italy

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. On the 20th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico, then stroll around Passeggiata Gilf, then take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata d'estate, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo Maria Assunta, take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, fly down the slopes at Meran 2000, then take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata D'inverno, and finally hike along Tappeiner Promenade.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Merano road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pinzolo to Merano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mondsee.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Bolzano
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

2
nights
Mondsee, Austria

Mondsee ©
Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarre St. Wolfgang, make a splash at Alpenseebad Mondsee, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika St. Michael. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Sommerrodelbahn Keltenblitz, explore the activities along Lake Wolfgang, and then tee off at Golfclub Am Mondsee.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mondsee trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Merano to Mondsee takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Mondsee

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

St Gilgen, Sommerrodelbahn Keltenblitz, Pfarre St. Wolfgang, Lake Attersee, Fuschlsee Rundweg
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Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael
Alpenseebad Mondsee ©
Alpenseebad Mondsee
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang

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nights
Zell am See, Austria

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zell am See visit planner.

Getting from Mondsee to Zell am See by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Zell am See, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kitzsteinhorn
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Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Zell Am See ©
Zell Am See

1
day
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 26th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town and then go deep underground at Salzwelten.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Zell am See to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten