The Val Gardena Valley is in the beautiful Italian Dolomites in North-Eastern Italy. The valley borders with Austria and therefore it can be easily approached from both countries.
Flying to Val Gardena
There are several options for flying to Val Gardena from both Italy and Austria, but Innsbruck is almost certainly the best option, for both flight prices and ease of transfer. In Italy, choose between Verona (135miles, average journey time 3hrs), Bolzano (35miles, average journey time 1hr) or Milan (210 miles, average journey time 4.5hrs). In Austria, fly to Innsbruck for an easy 1.45hr transfer (75miles).
Airport transfers to Val Gardena
For bus transfers to Val Gardena from the main airports check timetables on www.flytovalgardena.com. If you’d like to arrange a private transfer by car there are several options, including Taxi Insam Antonio, Taxi Leo and Taxi Autosella.
Driving to Val Gardena
It is not necessary to have a car in Val Gardena, but if you are planning on driving, Val Gardena can be reached by following the Innsbruck – Brennero – Chiusa route from the north, or the Verona – Trento – Bolzano route from the south.
Taking the train to Val Gardena
There are good connections coming from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium. Travelling from Munich or Innsbruck you arrive in Chiusa (17miles away), Bressanone (22 miles away or Bolzano (25miles away). A regular bus service runs from all three to Val Gardena, or you can book a transfer or hop in a taxi. Some hotels will arrange a pick-up service for you. There is also a limited train service to travel from Munich (main station) to Val Gardena (S. Antonius square – Ortisei) direct.