By DK

Scenic routes, captivating resorts, real local delicacies… Take a trip throughout the again roads of northern and imperative Italy to find the area's actual soul and style.

DK Eyewitness again Roads Northern and valuable Italy riding holiday consultant will take you through scenic routes to find fascinating Italian villages, neighborhood eating places, and intimate areas to stick. Twenty-five themed drives, every one lasting one to 5 days, exhibit breathtaking perspectives, hidden gem stones, and real neighborhood reports which may in simple terms be found via road.

Each travel is bursting with insider wisdom and loaded with rules for various actions, from brief walks and longer hikes to days at a spa, wine excursions, biking journeys, swimming in secluded Italian lakes, and extra. in the meantime, the main pleasant, best-value lodges and guesthouses and captivating eating places focusing on neighborhood produce were chosen by means of specialist authors.

Full-color all through, with a pull-out map of the full kingdom for simple navigation among excursions, or even zip code info to be used with a GPS machine, notice the unforeseen in your using holiday with DK Eyewitness again Roads Northern and important Italy.

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Then aim for the village of Barbaresco 1, another good vantage point, especially in the golden evening light, before returning to Alba. ª From Alba take SP3 to Barolo, then SP3 and SP58 to La Morra. Head eastwards to Grinzane Cavour and pick up SP3 through Alba, aiming for Località Altavilla and Barbaresco, returning to Alba by SS231. Mountain and valley greenery Drive at a leisurely pace through the lovely Valle Varaita from Saluzzo 8, Above View of Dronero and its 15th-century Ponte di Diavolo EAT AND DRINK STROPPO Lou Savranot moderate This tiny, brick-vaulted restaurant has a seasonal menu featuring bagna càuda (a typically Piedmontese dip, served hot), game, trout and wild herbs.

Follow Corso Unione Sovietica to “centro”. Park under Piazza Vittorio. 2 Turin Torino, Piedmont; 10100 Hotel Victoria moderate Close to Via Roma and Piazza San Carlo, this resembles an English country house and has a garden for al fresco meals. com Des Artistes moderate Centrally located near the Piazza Vittorio Veneto, this “boho chic” hotel has just 22 pleasant and well-appointed rooms and offers good, professional service. it Le Meridien Art + Tech expensive Away from the centre in Lingotto (the old Fiat factory designed by Renzo Piano), this hotel has minimalist airy rooms, glass walls and large bathrooms.

Va l C an nob Cavaglio ina Distance: Approx 160 km (99 miles). Monte Cadringa 1300m CANNÓBIO Traffiume Road conditions: The higher roads can be steep and winding, and often have poor surfaces after icy winters. The lakeside roads are good, although winding, and they get very busy in summer, especially at weekends. Use snow chains in winter. Maccagno Trarego Cânnero Dumenza Oggebbio When to go: Easter–Jul and Sep are the best months to avoid the summer crowds. The villa gardens are at their best in late spring and early summer.

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