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A Nice Walk

We walked through this area during the day and at night. It is typical of Italian towns— a large... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Virgina C
new rochelle
via mobile
Very enjoyable to relax/enjoy, What we expected from an Italian town

As many others have said, Alba Old Town Central Storico is a quaint older Italian town. If you have... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Jerry G
Hoover, Alabama
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through this area during the day and at night. It is typical of Italian towns— a large square and lovely cathedral. In the evening we ate at some outstanding restaurants in the area. Gelato shops are everywhere— great selections!

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

As many others have said, Alba Old Town Central Storico is a quaint older Italian town. If you have never visited Italy before, I would expect that Alba would be exactly what you might imagine. Narrow streets, wine, truffle shops, beautiful older architecture and storefronts,...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Alba is such a nice little town, quite a few shops and lovely piazzas. Lovely just to walk around and watch people.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a very nice urban setting with a mix od medieval buildings and more recent, all nice blending together. It is rather small and it can be walked comfortably since it is mostly pedestrian traffic only. Great abundance of very good bars and restaurants

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The visit can be done in a couple of hours including a stop for a glass of prosecco and some salivating in front of the numerous truffle and walnuts shops! Typical small streets, nice relaxed atmosphere. A few more upscale shops. Ideal for a quiet...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The great thing about the village of Alba is that it has a lot of features for a lot of people looking for different things. It has amazing gastronomy, a temple of the heavenly truffle, food wineries, very cozy city centre with towers old buildings...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Alba’s historic center offers a great selection of wine bars and specialty shops for food (truffles, pasta, specialty salumi, local cheese, and so on). Unlike other Italian city centers, this is not a tourist trap. Locals (of which I am one 6-months out of the...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Beautiful Centro Storico, one of many in Italy. It has all attributes that most of the prominent Italian Centro Storicos have. There is a great, preserved architecture, nice urban layout, many high fashion boutiques, as well as many small, charming cafés, churches, etc. You could...More

Thank JanuszRoman
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Alba is a flat unassuming orderly little town, with a few piazzas and many little interesting streets. There are many churches and Towers to visit, even a carousel of elaborately designed and painted horses for children to ride, and many shops selling wines and local...More

Thank Haebee
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Alba is a great town--flat for a change, as it's situated in a VALLEY, in contrast to the plethora of HILL TOWNS. Great piazzas, gorgeous churches, nice shopping, and of course lots of restaurants and gelaterias. Great Truffle store. Etc.

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