14 days in Italy & Lake Maggiore Itinerary

14 days in Italy & Lake Maggiore Itinerary

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Stresa
— 1 night
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Turin
— 5 nights
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Barolo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 3 nights
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Stresa

— 1 night
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. On the 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Piazza Motta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte di Orta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele. On the next day, do a tasting at Cantina Fontechiara, then head off the coast to Isola Madre, and then step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Stresa is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Stresa: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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Turin

— 5 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Juventus Museum and Church of San Lorenzo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santuario della Consolata and Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, take a stroll through Via Roma, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, and get engrossed in the history at Armeria Reale.

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Drive from Stresa to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Stresa in September, you will find days in Turin are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Barolo.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:

Barolo

— 4 nights
Barolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. Appreciate the collections at Museo della Magia and WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo. Castello di Grinzane Cavour and Castello della Manta will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Barolo: Cuneo (Piazza Galimberti & Centro storico), Museo Civico Casa Cavassa (in Saluzzo) and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda (in Staffarda). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Serralunga d'Alba, admire the striking features of Castello Reale di Pollenzo, steep yourself in history at Castello di Fossano, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna del Rosario.

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Traveling by car from Turin to Barolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Barolo

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Alba

— 3 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the long history of La Furnasetta, then stop by Krumiri Rossi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Saffi. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Nostra Signora delle Rocche, then steep yourself in history at La Bollente, and then awaken your taste buds at Travel Langhe Wine Tours.

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Alba is just a short distance from Barolo. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alba

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.