9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Florence
— 1 day
Train
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Modena
— 1 night
Drive
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Barolo
— 1 night
Drive
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La Morra
— 1 night
Drive
5
Monforte d'Alba
— 1 night
Drive
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Dogliani
— 1 night
Drive
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Cortemilia
Drive
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Loazzolo
— 1 night
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Florence

— 1 day

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Florence is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Florence reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Modena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Modena

— 1 night

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, get outside with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, and finally see the interesting displays at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Modena online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Modena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Florence in December, things will get slightly colder in Modena: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Barolo.

Things to do in Modena

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): do a tasting at Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno, learn about winemaking at Barale Fratelli, get a taste of local nightlife at Enoteca Germano Angelo, then learn about winemaking at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Barolo trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Modena to Barolo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Modena in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Barolo, with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Morra.

Things to do in Barolo

Wineries · Shopping · Nightlife

Side Trip

La Morra

— 1 night
La Morra 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 26th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Agricola Gian Piero Marrone, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Elio Altare, then awaken your taste buds at Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso, then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Cortino Produttori Dianesi, and finally do a tasting at Dosio Vigneti.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read La Morra road trip planning website.

La Morra is just a stone's throw from Barolo. In December in La Morra, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Monforte d'Alba.

Things to do in La Morra

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Monforte d'Alba

— 1 night
Monforte d'Alba is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Rivetto, then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Mario Giribaldi, then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Boasso Franco - Gabutti, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Josetta Saffirio.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Monforte d'Alba planner.

Monforte d'Alba is very close to La Morra. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dogliani.

Things to do in Monforte d'Alba

Wineries

Side Trips

Dogliani

— 1 night
Dogliani is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 35km northeast of Cuneo.Dogliani borders the following municipalities: Belvedere Langhe, Bonvicino, Bossolasco, Cissone, Farigliano, Lequio Tanaro, Monchiero, Monforte d'Alba, Roddino, and Somano.Aside from local craftmanship, the economy is mostly based on agriculture: most of the area is occupied by vines, used for the production of the Dolcetto di Dogliani wine. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva and then learn about winemaking at Marziano Abbona.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dogliani route planner.

Dogliani is just a short distance from Monforte d'Alba. In December in Dogliani, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cortemilia.

Things to do in Dogliani

Wineries
Highlights from your trip

Cortemilia

Cortemilia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70km southeast of Turin and about 60km northeast of Cuneo. On the 28th (Fri), do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Roccasanta.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Cortemilia itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dogliani to Cortemilia in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Cortemilia can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Loazzolo.

Things to do in Cortemilia

Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Loazzolo

— 1 night
Loazzolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont (Regione Piemonte), located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 25km south of Asti.Loazzolo borders the following municipalities: Bubbio, Canelli, Cessole, Cossano Belbo, Monastero Bormida, Roccaverano, and Santo Stefano Belbo.A local wine, Loazzolo, is a two-year aged golden sweet yellow wine is produced in the municipality of Loazzolo with grapes from Moscato vineyards. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Franco Mondo, then learn about winemaking at L' ARMANGIA AZ. AGR. / WINE CELLAR, then do a tasting at Forteto della Luja, and finally do a tasting at Borgo Maragliano.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Loazzolo trip simple and quick.

Loazzolo is just a stone's throw from Cortemilia. In December in Loazzolo, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loazzolo

Wineries

Side Trips

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.

Province of Asti travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Landmarks · Churches