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Alba is a town and comune of Piemonte, Italy, in the Province of Cuneo. It is one of the main cities in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato. The town is famous for its white truffle and wine production. The confectionery group Ferrero is based there. The city joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in October 2017.

In addition to traditional agriculture, Alba is a very important center of wine. In the area of Alba, in fact, there are 290 wineries that cultivate an area of 700 hectares (1,700 acres) of land, producing an average of 61,200 hL of wine annually.

The wines of Alba are among the most renowned in Italy. The city has a thriving economy, boasting the confectionery industry’s world-renowned Ferrero, the publishing house Società San Paolo and the textile firm Miroglio. Wikipedia

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Photo Gallery of Walk 1 – Corso Fratelli Bandiera to Piazza S. Francesco D’Assisi
Approximately 1.17 km – 0.73 miles

The walk starts in – Corso Fratelli Bandiera – Via Pietrino Belli – Vicolo del Pozzo – Walk back along Vicolo del Pozzo to Via Pietrino Belli – Via Vittorio Emanuele – Piazza Duomo – Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Via Vida, Piazza Duomo – Piazza Duomo – Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour – Piazza S. Francesco D’Assisi

Photo Gallery of Walk 2 – Piazza Elvio Pertinace to Piazzetta Giovanni Falcone
Approximately 1.15 km – 0.71 miles

The walk starts in – Piazza Elvio Pertinace – Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Giovanni Battista, Piazza Elvio Pertinace – Piazza Elvio Pertinace – Via Elvio Pertinace – Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour – Piazza Rossetti – Via Acqui – Piazza Monsignor Luigi Grassi – Via Mons M. Gerolamo Vida – Via Vida – Via Antonio Coppa – Via Teobaldo Calissano – Via Mandelli – Piazzetta Giovanni Falcone

Video of Walk 1 in
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Map of Walk 1 in
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Video of Walk 2 in
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Map of Walk 2 in
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