8 days in Barbaresco, Monterosso Grana & Province of Massa Carrara Itinerary

8 days in Barbaresco, Monterosso Grana & Province of Massa Carrara Itinerary

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8 days in Barbaresco, Monterosso Grana & Province of Massa Carrara Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
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Barbaresco
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Monterosso Grana
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Carrara
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

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Barbaresco

Barbaresco ©
Barbaresco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 60km northeast of Cuneo. On the 5th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Barbaresco, learn about winemaking at Rocche Dei Barbari, and then hike along Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Barbaresco driving holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to Barbaresco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Barbaresco is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Barbaresco reach 83°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Monterosso Grana.

Things to do in Barbaresco

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero
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Torre di Barbaresco ©
Torre di Barbaresco
Rocche Dei Barbari ©
Rocche Dei Barbari

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Monterosso Grana

Monterosso Grana ©
Monterosso Grana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80km southwest of Turin and about 20km west of Cuneo.Monterosso Grana borders the following municipalities: Castelmagno, Demonte, Dronero, Montemale di Cuneo, Pradleves, Rittana, Valgrana, and Valloriate. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Area Archeologica Del Monte Roccere, then look for gifts at Cooperativa Agricola La Poiana Valle Grana, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Magno, and finally examine the collection at Mostra Uomini e Pietre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterosso Grana trip planner .

Getting from Barbaresco to Monterosso Grana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Barbaresco in July, you will find days in Monterosso Grana are little chillier (78°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carrara.

Things to do in Monterosso Grana

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Santuario di San Magno, Cooperativa Agricola La Poiana Valle Grana, Area Archeologica Del Monte Roccere
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Santuario di San Magno ©
Santuario di San Magno

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Carrara

Carrara ©
Carrara is an city and comune in Tuscany, central Italy, of the province of Massa and Carrara and notable for the white or blue-grey marble quarried there. Get out of town with these interesting Carrara side-trips: Pontremoli (Museo Delle Statue Stele Lunigianesi & Centro storico di Pontremoli) and Grotte di Equi (in Equi Terme). And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with Cave di Marmo Tours, don't miss a visit to L'Orto Botanico "Pietro Pellegrini", take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Carrara, and kick back and relax at Asciutti Carlo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Carrara trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Monterosso Grana to Carrara by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Monterosso Grana, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Carrara, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carrara

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pontremoli, Castello Malaspina, Grotte di Equi, L'Orto Botanico Pellegrini Ansaldi
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Cave di Marmo Tours ©
Cave di Marmo Tours
Marble Caves of Carrara ©
Marble Caves of Carrara
Colonnata ©
Colonnata