10 days in Cinque Terre, Alba & Milan Itinerary

10 days in Cinque Terre, Alba & Milan Itinerary

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Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
2
Alba
— 2 nights
3
Milan
— 2 nights

4
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura and Isola Palmaria. Escape the urban bustle at Ente Parco di Portofino and Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca. Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Palazzi dei Rolli (in Genoa), Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo (in Chiavari) and San Pietro Church (in Porto Venere). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Montenero, learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square.

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Atlanta, USA to Cinque Terre is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Atlanta in March, plan for slightly colder days in Cinque Terre, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Pisa, Porto Venere, Santuario di Montenero, Palazzi dei Rolli, Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura
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Ente Parco di Portofino ©
Ente Parco di Portofino
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria
Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca ©

2
nights
Alba

Alba ©
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso, hike along Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero, and then contemplate the long history of La Bollente. On the next day, do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, thendo a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico.

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Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Alba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Cinque Terre in March, expect Alba to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Alba

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso, Castello di Grinzane Cavour, Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero, Cantina Francesco Borgogno, La Bollente
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Cantina Mauro Sebaste ©
Cantina Mauro Sebaste
Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero ©
Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Ducale, thenexplore the activities along Lago di Como, and then don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio. On the next day, stroll around Sempione Park, contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Vecchia.

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You can drive from Alba to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bergamo, Piazza Ducale, Lago di Como
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Lago di Como ©
Lago di Como
Dialogo nel Buio ©
Dialogo nel Buio
Sempione Park ©
Sempione Park

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