10 days in Province of Alessandria Itinerary

10 days in Province of Alessandria Itinerary

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Serralunga di Crea
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Acqui Terme
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Serralunga di Crea — 4 nights

Serralunga di Crea is a comune in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45km east of Turin and about 35km northwest of Alessandria.It is most famous for the Sacro Monte di Crea, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it.Serralunga di Crea borders the following municipalities: Cereseto, Mombello Monferrato, Pontestura, Ponzano Monferrato, and Solonghello. Explore hidden gems such as Tenuta Tenaglia and Strada Panoramica Tra Cuccaro Monferrato e Lu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Serralunga di Crea: Golf Club Margara (in Fubine), Altavilla Monferrato (Mazzetti D’Altavilla Srl & Antica Distilleria Di Altavilla di Laura Raimondo Mazzetti) and Gaudio Bricco Mondalino (in Vignale Monferrato). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Comunità Ebraica di Casale Monferrato, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato), don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Domenico, and do a tasting at Cantina Sociale S.Giorgio.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Serralunga di Crea travel itinerary planner.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Serralunga di Crea is an approximately 24-hour car ride. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Serralunga di Crea due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Serralunga di Crea, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Acqui Terme.
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Acqui Terme — 5 nights

Acqui Terme is a city and comune of Piedmont, northern Italy, in the province of Alessandria. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta and Santuario Madonna della Guardia. Take a break from the city and head to Parco delle Capanne di Marcarolo and Truffle Experience. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Acqui Terme: Studio del pittore Pellizza da Volpedo (in Volpedo), Tortona (Presepe Artistico Del Mater Dei & Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo) and Area Archeologica di Libarna (in Serravalle Scrivia). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of La Bollente, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Di San Pietro, do a tasting at Marenco, and don't miss a visit to Teatro Romano.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Acqui Terme day trip site.

You can drive from Serralunga di Crea to Acqui Terme in 1.5 hours. October in Acqui Terme sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Province of Alessandria travel guide

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Alessandria is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. The city is sited on the alluvial plain between the Tanaro and the Bormida rivers, about 90km southeast of Turin.Alessandria is also a major railway hub.HistoryAlessandria was founded in 1168 with a charter as a free commune; it was sited upon a preexisting urban nucleus, to serve as a stronghold for the Lombard League, defending the traditional liberties of the communes of northern Italy against the Imperial forces of Frederick Barbarossa. Alessandria stood in the territories of the marchese of Montferrat, a staunch ally of the Emperor, with a name assumed in 1168 to honor the Emperor's opponent, Pope Alexander III. In 1174–1175 the fortress was sorely tested by Imperial siege and stood fast. A legend (related in Umberto Eco's book Baudolino, and which recalls one concerning Bishop Herculanus’ successful defense of Perugia several centuries earlier) says it was saved by a quick-witted peasant, Gagliaudo: he fed his cow with the last grain remaining within the city, then took it outside the city walls until he reached the Imperial camp. Here he was captured, and his cow cut open to be cooked: when the Imperials found the cow's stomach filled with grain, Gagliaudo was asked the reason to waste such a rich meal. He answered that he was forced to feed his cow with grain because there was such a lot of it, and no room to place it within the city. The Emperor, fearing that the siege would last too long, left Alessandria free. (Malaria was probably the real cause of his departure.) A statue of Gagliaudo can be found on the left corner of the city cathedral.

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