9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montalcino
— 2 nights
2
Alba
— 2 nights
3
Barbaresco
— 1 night
4
Grinzane Cavour
— 1 night
5
Barolo
— 1 night
6
Sant'Ambrogio di Torino
— 1 night

2
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Poggio Rubino, do a tasting at Mate Winery, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, thenmake a trip to Piazza Pio II, and finally appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Montalcino trip planner.

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 °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Val d'Orcia, Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, Piazza Pio II
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Alba side-trips: Castello di Racconigi (in Racconigi), Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano (in Albugnano) and Bergeggi (Isolotto di Bergeggi & Grotta Marina di Bergeggi). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, take in panoramic vistas at le Cento Torri Medioevali, learn about winemaking at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, and make a trip to Chiesa Di San Giuseppe.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alba trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Montalcino to Alba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Montalcino in April: highs in Alba hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Barbaresco.

Things to do in Alba

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Bergeggi, Castello di Racconigi, Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano
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Langhe landscapes UNESCO
Langhe landscapes UNESCO
Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano ©
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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia di San Giovanni Battista, learn about winemaking at Rocche Dei Barbari, thendo a tasting at Montaribaldi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Reale di Govone, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Carlo Giacosa.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barbaresco vacation planner.

Barbaresco is just a short distance from Alba. In April in Barbaresco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grinzane Cavour.

Things to do in Barbaresco

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello Reale 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 ©
Grinzane Cavour is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 45km northeast of Cuneo.Grinzane Cavour borders the municipalities of Alba and Diano d'Alba.Originally simply known as Grinzane, it switched to the current name in homage to Camillo Benso, Count Cavour, who was mayor of the city for 17 years.The main attraction is the massive medieval castle. On the 14th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello di Serralunga d'Alba, and finally learn about winemaking at Fontanafredda.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grinzane Cavour trip planning site.

Grinzane Cavour is just a stone's throw from Barbaresco. April in Grinzane Cavour sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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

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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. Kick 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, thenjoin in the after-dark buzz at Enoteca Germano Angelo, and finally learn about winemaking at Cascina Sot.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barolo trip planner.

Barolo is just a stone's throw from Grinzane Cavour. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive 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
Enoteca Germano Angelo ©
Enoteca Germano Angelo

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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): walk around Boscodellemeraviglie, take in the dramatic scenery at Goja del Pis, make a trip to Villa Romana, thenmake a trip to Ricetto e Torre di San Mauro, and finally steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sant'Ambrogio di Torino online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Barolo to Sant'Ambrogio di Torino takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Barolo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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
Villa Romana ©
Villa Romana