9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Milan
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Montalcino
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Alba
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Barbaresco
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Grinzane Cavour
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
5
Barolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Sant'Ambrogio di Torino
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Milan

2
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and then contemplate the long history of Abbazia di Sant'Antimo. On the next day, do a tasting at Poggio Rubino, learn about winemaking at Mate Winery, then make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Pio II, and finally appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Montalcino trip itinerary planning app .

Milan to Montalcino is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Montalcino sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alba.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, Piazza Pio II, Val d'Orcia
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia

2
nights
Alba

Alba ©
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Change things up with these side-trips from Alba: Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano (in Albugnano), Castello di Racconigi (in Racconigi) and Bergeggi (Isolotto di Bergeggi & Grotta Marina di Bergeggi). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, make a trip to Centro Storico, do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alba trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Montalcino to Alba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Montalcino in April, expect nights in Alba to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barbaresco.

Things to do in Alba

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Bergeggi, Castello di Racconigi, Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano
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Isolotto di Bergeggi ©
Isolotto di Bergeggi
Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano ©
Castello di Racconigi ©
Castello di Racconigi

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Barbaresco, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia di San Giovanni Battista, learn about winemaking at Rocche Dei Barbari, then do a tasting at Montaribaldi, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Govone, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Carlo Giacosa.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barbaresco trip planner .

Barbaresco is just a stone's throw from Alba. In April, daily temperatures in Barbaresco can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grinzane Cavour.

Things to do in Barbaresco

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Govone
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Montaribaldi ©
Montaribaldi
Torre di Barbaresco ©
Torre di Barbaresco
Rocche Dei Barbari ©
Rocche Dei Barbari

1
night
Grinzane Cavour

Grinzane Cavour ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso, then step into the grandiose world of Serralunga d'Alba Castle, and finally learn about winemaking at Fontanafredda.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grinzane Cavour trip planner .

Grinzane Cavour is just a short distance from Barbaresco. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barolo.

Things to do in Grinzane Cavour

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Serralunga d'Alba, Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso
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Fontanafredda ©
Fontanafredda
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Castello di Serralunga d'Alba ©
Castello di Serralunga d'Alba

1
night
Barolo

Barolo ©
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, do a tasting at Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni, see the interesting displays at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, then do a tasting at Germano, and finally learn about winemaking at Cascina Sot.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barolo online route maker .

Barolo is just a stone's throw from Grinzane Cavour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sant'Ambrogio di Torino.

Things to do in Barolo

Wineries Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Cascina Sot
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Cantina Francesco Borgogno ©
Cantina Francesco Borgogno
WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo ©
WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo

1
night
Sant'Ambrogio di Torino

Sant'Ambrogio di Torino ©
Sant'Ambrogio di Torino is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 25 km west of Turin.Sant'Ambrogio di Torino borders the following municipalities: Caprie, Villar Dora, Chiusa di San Michele, Avigliana and Valgioie.In the vicinity there is the monastery of Sacra di San Michele. On the 16th (Tue), stroll through Boscodellemeraviglie, take in the dramatic scenery at Goja del Pis, don't miss a visit to Villa Romana, then don't miss a visit to Ricetto e Torre di San Mauro, and finally steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele.

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You can drive from Barolo to Sant'Ambrogio di Torino in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Barolo in April since evenings lows in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Almese
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Goja del Pis ©
Goja del Pis
Sacra di San Michele ©
Sacra di San Michele
Boscodellemeraviglie ©
Boscodellemeraviglie