Montelupo Albese is situated just a few kilometers from Alba and is set in the middle of the Langhe region of Piemonte and is surrounded by vineyards which are typical of the region. The name of the town is linked to presence of wolves which populated the area until the end of the last century.
The economy of the town is based on wine production and includes the famous D.O.C. wines of Dolcetto d'Alba, Barbera d'Alba, and Nebbiolo d'Alba. Hazelnuts also form an important part of the economy.
Points of interest include the Parish Church designed by Carlo Francesco which truly reflects the Piedmontese architectural style.
Montelupo has a population of 498 and is situated 560 metres above sea level.Distances to:
Savona (Ligurian Coast) 78km - 77mins
Genova 129km - 107mins
Milano 169km - 121mins
Torino 84km - 81mins
Ski Resort (Frabosa) 68km - 75mins
Alba 14km - 21mins
Asti 48Km - 49mins
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