Stretching from the majestic Mont Blanc chain to the Dolomites, the Italian Alps, marking a natural border with France, Switzerland and Austria, are among the most enchanting landscapes in Europe. The Great Lakes region, nestled in the hollow of the mountains and whose most famous representatives are Lake Maggiore and Lake Como, is home to some sumptuous villas by American celebrities. Visitors have plenty of time to cool off in the blue water of the lakes during the summer months before embarking on a trip to the Borromean Islands. The tourist guide of the Italian Alps and Dolomites explores both the rich natural and cultural heritage of the region: Turin, Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta; the pretty Milan, but also Trento and Bolzano; not to mention the superb Verona and Serenissima Venice. Hikers and mountaineers will be thrilled as they walk through the valleys bristling with needles and arrows of the Dolomites, whose bare and vertiginous walls are tinged with pink reflections at sunset, but also by attacking the ascent of Mont-Blanc or the Grandes-Jorasses. Beyond these legendary cities and the Roman ruins that dot the territory, beyond the countless possible sporting activities, the Italian Alps and the Dolomites conceal a fantastic gastronomic and oenological culture that will delight the fine gourmets. Benvenuti nelle Alpi italiane!

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When to go to dans les Alpes italiennes et Dolomites?

When to go to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites? In the end, you can go there at any time of the year. Indeed, thanks to its great diversity, the region presents a different interest each season. The best time to visit the Italian Alps and Dolomites in complete tranquility is around spring and autumn. The mountain welcomes visitors in all seasons for summer hikes or winter sports. In the main cities, Milan, Venice and Turin, it can be very hot in summer and cold and humid in winter. To the question when to go to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites, the answer is: everything depends on what you come looking for.

How to go to dans les Alpes italiennes et Dolomites? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Specialist or generalist agencies offer well-functioning tours to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites, generally combining several stages between Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta, the Lake Region and Veneto. We can also work with these agencies to create a tailor-made stay focused on a specific theme: active stay, cultural tour, gastronomic discoveries...

Whether you decide to fly to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites or take the train, the principle is the same to get out of it cheaply: to be proactive is to get a ticket a few months before departure. Depending on which area you want to discover first, aim for Turin, Milan or Venice. In case you want to drive your own vehicle, be aware that driving on mountain roads can be tiring. Remember to take breaks!

For long distances, it will be possible to opt for domestic flights, which are certainly expensive but practical when time is short. If buses also connect the major cities, however, for greater autonomy, it is advisable to travel by car. If you do not have a personal vehicle, it is generally more interesting to go online for a rental.

Prepare for your trip dans les Alpes italiennes et Dolomites

Transportation
  • Book a ferry
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi
Accommodations
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
Stays
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

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When to travel?

When to go to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites? In the end, you can go there at any time of the year. Indeed, thank...
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Weather forecast

In the North, the weather in the Italian Alps and Dolomites is subject to a continental climate that makes winters co...
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Budget

Prices have increased in recent years in the Italian Alps and the Dolomites. This is the case on lakes, in seaside re...
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Formalities

No visa is required to travel to the Italian Alps and Dolomites, a valid identity card is sufficient.

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Health

No special vaccinations are required to visit the Italian Alps and Dolomites.

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How to travel by yourself?

Whether you decide to fly to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites or take the train, the principle is the same to get o...
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How to get organized?

Specialist or generalist agencies offer well-functioning tours to the Italian Alps and the Dolomites, generally combi...
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Getting around

For long distances, it will be possible to opt for domestic flights, which are certainly expensive but practical when...
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