16 days in Piedmont & Lombardy Itinerary

16 days in Piedmont & Lombardy Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Barolo
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Barolo
— 2 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mantua
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brescia
— 3 nights
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Livigno
— 1 night
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Barolo — 2 nights

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 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Cappella del Barolo, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and then learn about winemaking at Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Agricola Gian Piero Marrone and then explore the historical opulence of Castello della Manta.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barolo online route planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Barolo is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Curitiba to Barolo, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Curitiba in March: high temperatures in Barolo hover around 15°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Turin.
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Historic Sites · Wineries
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Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

Turin — 5 nights

City of Magic

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Juventus Museum and Santuario della Consolata. Let the collections at Armeria Reale and Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Cattedrale di San Lorenzo (in Alba), Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Contratto (in Canelli). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Piazza Carignano, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turin journey planner.

Traveling by car from Barolo to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Barolo in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mantua.
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Find places to stay Mar 3 — 8:

Mantua — 2 nights

Sleeping Beauty

Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Rotonda di San Lorenzo and then admire the masterpieces at Camera degli Sposi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Castello San Giorgio (Mantua) and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Sordello.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mantua trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Turin to Mantua by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in March: highs in Mantua hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brescia.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:

Brescia — 3 nights

Lioness of Italy

As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Visiting Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and Jamaica Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Museo di Santa Giulia and Duomo Vecchio di Brescia. Take a break from Brescia with a short trip to Centro Storico Sirmione in Sirmione, about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Brescia Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brescia sightseeing app.

Getting from Mantua to Brescia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Brescia are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Livigno.
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Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

Livigno — 1 night

Livigno is a town and comune in the province of Sondrio, in the region of Lombardy, Italy, located in the Italian Alps, near the Swiss border.HistoryLivigno's second settlers were probably shepherds during the Middle Ages. On the 14th (Tue), walk around Mottolino Fun Mountain and then hit the slopes at Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Livigno itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Brescia to Livigno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brescia in March, with highs in Livigno at 7°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.
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Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 14:

Milan — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a stroll through Brera District and then take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio.

Before you visit Milan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Livigno to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Livigno in March, with highs in Milan at 16°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

Piedmont travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Art Museums · Landmarks
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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Lombardy travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.
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