8 days in South Tyrol Dolomites Itinerary

8 days in South Tyrol Dolomites Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  19 h
San Candido
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
Corvara in Badia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Minneapolis

San Candido

San Candido ©
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Go for a jaunt from San Candido to Braies to see Lago di Braies about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia di San Nicolo di Prato alla Drava, stroll through Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Di Guerra Sorgenti.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Candido trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to San Candido is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Minneapolis in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Candido: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corvara in Badia.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dobbiaco, Braies, Parco e Percorso Salute
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Saint Michael's Church ©
Saint Michael's Church
Cappella ©
Cappella "Lago di Braies"

Corvara in Badia

Corvara in Badia ©
Corvara is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40km east of Bolzano.GeographyAs of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,340 and an area of 42.2km2.Corvara borders the following municipalities: Badia, Canazei, Livinallongo del Col di Lana, San Martin de Tor, and Sëlva.Corvara is the main center of Alta Badia, a prestigious tourist area located at the top end of the Val Badia, surrounded by the peaks of the Dolomites mountains. On the 6th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Pisciadu and then ski along the peaceful trails at Alpe di Siusi - Seiser Alm Bahn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Sellaronda, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alpe di Siusi, and then hike along Bullaccia.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Corvara in Badia trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from San Candido to Corvara in Badia takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Candido in October, you will find days in Corvara in Badia are little chillier (45°F), and nights are about the same (36°F). You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Corvara in Badia

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Alpe di Siusi - Seiser Alm Bahn ©
Alpe di Siusi - Seiser Alm Bahn
Cascate del Pisciadu ©
Cascate del Pisciadu