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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Route & dates

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Barbaresco
— 1 day
2
Monterosso Grana
— 1 night
3
Carrara
— 4 nights

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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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Barbaresco, then do a tasting at Rocche Dei Barbari, and then hike along Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero.

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Washington DC, USA to Barbaresco is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: high temperatures in Barbaresco hover around 83°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterosso Grana.

Things to do in Barbaresco

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero
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Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero ©
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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): go for a walk through Area Archeologica del Monte Roccere, look for gifts at Cooperativa Agricola La Poiana Valle Grana, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Magno, and finally see the interesting displays at Mostra Uomini e Pietre.

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Drive from Barbaresco to Monterosso Grana in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Barbaresco in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monterosso Grana: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Carrara.

Things to do in Monterosso Grana

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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

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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carrara: Grotte di Equi (in Equi Terme) and Pontremoli (Museo Delle Statue Stele Lunigianesi & Centro storico di Pontremoli). There's lots more to do: hit the best photo ops around with Cave di Marmo Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at L'Orto Botanico Pellegrini Ansaldi, see the interesting displays at Cava Museo Fantiscritti, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Malaspina.

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You can drive from Monterosso Grana to Carrara in 3.5 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, Grotte di Equi, Castello Malaspina, L'Orto Botanico Pellegrini Ansaldi
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Cave di Marmo Tours ©
Cave di Marmo Tours
Grotte di Equi ©
Grotte di Equi
Marble Caves of Carrara ©
Marble Caves of Carrara