8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Verona
— 1 day
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Sirmione
— 1 night
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Milan
— 1 night
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Gavi
— 1 night
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Barolo
— 1 night
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Alba
— 1 night
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Asti
— 1 night
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Stresa
— 1 night
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Verona — 1 day

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and then make a trip to Piazza Bra.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary maker.

Jerusalem, Israel to Verona is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Verona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, expect Verona to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sirmione.
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Sirmione — 1 night

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Sirmione, step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, then delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jamaica Beach.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sirmione trip maker website.

You can drive from Verona to Sirmione in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

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 16th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria delle Grazie.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip maker tool.

You can drive from Sirmione to Milan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gavi.
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Gavi — 1 night

On the 17th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Truffle Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario N.S.della Guardia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Cosma e Damiano, then contemplate the long history of Forte di Gavi, and finally contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Giacomo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gavi road trip planning tool.

Drive from Milan to Gavi in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in September: highs in Gavi hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive 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. On the 18th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and finally see the interesting displays at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barolo trip planning app.

Drive from Gavi to Barolo in 1.5 hours. September in Barolo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Alba.
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Alba — 1 night

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia dei S.S. Cosma e Damiano, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Michele Ferrero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Caterina, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alba tour itinerary site.

Alba is very close to Barolo. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Asti.
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Asti — 1 night

On the 20th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Goggiano Winery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Asti trip itinerary maker website.

Asti is very close to Alba. Traveling from Alba in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Asti, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stresa.
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Stresa — 1 night

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 21st (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stresa holiday maker site.

Getting from Asti to Stresa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Asti in September, Stresa is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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