21 days in The Alps Itinerary

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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Heiligenblut, Austria
— 1 night
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Pozza di Fassa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Trento, Italy
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Castellane, France
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Step out of Innsbruck to go to Maurach and see Achensee, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, contemplate the waterfront views at River Inn, appreciate the history behind Hofkirche, and contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Innsbruck is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Innsbruck is 9 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in Innsbruck at 78°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Take a break from Salzburg with a short trip to Eisriesenwelt in Werfen, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Heiligenblut.
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Heiligenblut, Austria — 1 night

Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vodopad Jungfernsprung, then get outside with Grossglockner High Alpine Road, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Vincent.

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Drive from Salzburg to Heiligenblut in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Salzburg in July, plan for slightly colder days in Heiligenblut, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pozza di Fassa.
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Pozza di Fassa, Italy — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Funivia Pass Pordoi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sass Pordoi, then take some stellar pictures from La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, and finally get outside with Sentiero Viel del Pan. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Col Rodella, then make a trip to Sella Pass, then fly down the slopes at Val Gardena, and finally wander the streets of Ortisei: Zona Pedonale.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pozza di Fassa trip itinerary website.

Drive from Heiligenblut to Pozza di Fassa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Heiligenblut in July, expect Pozza di Fassa to be a bit warmer, temps between 88°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Trento.
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Trento, Italy — 3 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trento: Merano (Merano Centro Storico & I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff), South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (in Bolzano) and Chiesa Parrocchiale di S. Maria Assunta (in Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at MUSE - Science Museum, explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, take some stellar pictures from Val di Cembra, and take in the dramatic natural features at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone.

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Traveling by car from Pozza di Fassa to Trento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Trento, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 4 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gornergrat, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stroll through 5 Lakes Walk.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt trip planner.

You can drive from Trento to Zermatt in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Castellane.
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Castellane, France — 3 nights

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. When in Castellane, make a side trip to see Route des Cretes La Palud in La Palud sur Verdon, approximately La Palud sur Verdon away. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at CitroMuseum, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from Zermatt to Castellane takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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