11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Ferry to Pozzallo, Drive to Messina
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Messina
— 1 night
Drive
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Villa San Giovanni
Drive
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San Giorgio di Valpolicella
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Maggiore
Drive
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Stresa
— 1 day
Drive
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Orta San Giulio
Drive
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Macugnaga
— 1 day
Drive
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Mombaruzzo
Drive
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Vicolungo
— 1 day
Drive
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Alessandria
Drive
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Barolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Bra
Drive
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Alba
Drive
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Neive
Drive
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Montiglio Monferrato
Drive
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Asti
— 1 day
Drive
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Sestriere
— 1 night
Drive
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Turin
Drive
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Bardonecchia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saluzzo
Drive
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Lanzo Torinese
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Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Villa San Giovanni
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Villa San Giovanni
— 1 day
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Messina
— 1 night
Drive to Pozzallo, Ferry to Valletta

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Messina — 1 night

Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Messina trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Messina is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Messina are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will leave for Villa San Giovanni on the 7th (Thu).
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Villa San Giovanni

Villa San Giovanni is a town and comune in the province of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Villa San Giovanni road trip planner.

You can drive from Messina to Villa San Giovanni in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will leave for San Giorgio di Valpolicella on the 7th (Thu).
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San Giorgio di Valpolicella — 1 night

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Giorgio di Valpolicella trip planner.

Drive from Villa San Giovanni to San Giorgio di Valpolicella in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Lake Maggiore.
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Lake Maggiore

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Lake Maggiore online road trip planner.

You can drive from San Giorgio di Valpolicella to Lake Maggiore in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Lake Maggiore are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Stresa.
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Stresa — 1 day

Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. On the 8th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Stresa driving holiday planner.

Stresa is just a short distance from Lake Maggiore. In April, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orta San Giulio.
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Orta San Giulio

Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Orta San Giulio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Orta San Giulio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Macugnaga on the 8th (Fri).
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Macugnaga — 1 day

Start your trip to Macugnaga by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Orta San Giulio to Macugnaga in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to Mombaruzzo.
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Mombaruzzo

Mombaruzzo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70km southeast of Turin and about 25km southeast of Asti.Mombaruzzo borders the following municipalities: Bruno, Carentino, Cassine, Castelnuovo Belbo, Fontanile, Frascaro, Gamalero, Maranzana, Nizza Monferrato, Quaranti, and Ricaldone. For maps and tourist information, read our Mombaruzzo holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Macugnaga to Mombaruzzo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Macugnaga in April, plan for little chillier days in Mombaruzzo, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. You will leave for Vicolungo on the 9th (Sat).
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Vicolungo — 1 day

Vicolungo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80km northeast of Turin and about 12km northwest of Novara. On the 9th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Benedettina dei Santi Nazario e Celso and then get some fabulous bargains at Vicolungo The Style Outlets.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vicolungo online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Mombaruzzo to Vicolungo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Mombaruzzo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vicolungo, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Alessandria.
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Alessandria

Alessandria is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alessandria trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Vicolungo to Alessandria takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Vicolungo in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Alessandria: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to Barolo.
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Barolo — 1 night

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. To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Barolo trip planner.

You can drive from Alessandria to Barolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Barolo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Bra.
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Bra

Bra is a town and comune in the province of Cuneo in the northwest Italian region of Piedmont. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): do a tasting at Banca del Vino and then admire the landmark architecture of Castello Reale Di Pollenzo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bra trip itinerary builder tool.

Bra is just a stone's throw from Barolo. In April, daytime highs in Bra are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Alba.
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Alba

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. On the 10th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Underground Alba.

To plan Alba vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Alba is very close to Bra. In April, daily temperatures in Alba can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Neive.
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Neive

Neive 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. For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Neive trip planner.

Neive is just a short distance from Alba. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to Montiglio Monferrato.
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Montiglio Monferrato

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Montiglio Monferrato online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Neive to Montiglio Monferrato in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Montiglio Monferrato are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Asti on the 10th (Sun).
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Asti — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta and then don't miss a visit to Basilica of John Bosco.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Asti online visit planner.

Asti is just a short distance from Montiglio Monferrato. Traveling from Montiglio Monferrato in April, you will find days in Asti are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sestriere.
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Sestriere — 1 night

Sestriere is an alpine village in Italy, a comune (municipality) of the Metropolitan City of Turin. Before you visit Sestriere, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Asti to Sestriere takes 2 hours. April in Sestriere sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you're off to Turin.
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Turin

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
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Traveling by car from Sestriere to Turin takes 2 hours. When traveling from Sestriere in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. You'll set off for Bardonecchia on the 12th (Tue).
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Bardonecchia — 2 nights

Bardonecchia is an Italian town and comune located in the Metropolitan City of Turin, in the Piedmont region, in the western part of Susa Valley. To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bardonecchia trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Turin to Bardonecchia in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saluzzo.
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Saluzzo

Saluzzo is a town and former principality in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont region, Italy.The city of Saluzzo is built on a hill overlooking a vast, well-cultivated plain. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Santa Maria Assunta.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saluzzo trip planning app.

Drive from Bardonecchia to Saluzzo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Saluzzo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lanzo Torinese.
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Lanzo Torinese

Lanzo Torinese is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin, region of Piedmont, northwestern Italy. For maps and tourist information, read Lanzo Torinese online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Saluzzo to Lanzo Torinese in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will leave for Villa San Giovanni on the 14th (Thu).
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Villa San Giovanni — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castello Ruffo di Scilla and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Villa San Giovanni itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Lanzo Torinese to Villa San Giovanni with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lanzo Torinese in April since evenings lows in Villa San Giovanni dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Messina.
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Messina — 1 night

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Getting from Villa San Giovanni to Messina by car takes about an hour. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Piedmont travel guide

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Bordered by the Alps on three sides and often overlooked by casual tourists, the Piedmont region is famous for its wines, including Moscato D'Asti, Barolo, and Barbera, to name just a few. Piedmont's cuisine is renowned throughout Italy. Its exotic white truffles--a precious ingredient used in first-class restaurants around the world--are often compared to gold because of their staggering cost. An ideal holiday destination for foodies, the region is also known for its thriving industries of fresh produce, nuts, and chocolates. There are many places to visit in Piedmont, including several medieval castles, trendy spa resorts, and cities with both historical attractions and modern industries.
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