Rome, Italy's capital, is situated roughly 300 miles (483 kilometers) southeast of Barolo, while Turin is 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the north.
The Parish of St. Michael the Archangel and Novello Castle are great spots to spend time in Barolo.
Don't restrict yourself to Barolo, because Piedmont has been blessed with numerous man-made and natural attractions just waiting to be explored. Stop by the Novello Castle and Parish of St. Michael the Archangel in Novello, which is roughly 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Barolo. Another choice is to go to Alba. It's about 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Barolo and is home to the Cathedral Square Alba and Castello di Pollenzo.
About 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast of Barolo is Asti, a regional center where you'll find Piazza Alfieri, Collegiata di San Secondo and Cathedral of Asti. Castello di Govone and Cantina Contratto are other good places to visit.
Piedmont is blessed with some significant monasteries, sure to move both atheists and believers. If the sun isn't shining, don't panic, Piedmont offers plenty of indoor mansions, theaters and palaces, that will keep culture vultures busy.
Don't leave this region without getting a bird's-eye view. There are a few great places to try paragliding. Cycling and camping are just a few of the low stress activities in this region.
At the end of your time in Barolo, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros, and bid a fond Ciao (farewell) to this wonderful spot.