8 days in Turin & Alba Itinerary

8 days in Turin & Alba Itinerary

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8 days in Turin & Alba Itinerary

Milan
train:  1​h
Turin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Alba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Milan

2
days
Turin

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza Castello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then admire all the interesting features of Juventus Stadium, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Superga.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turin tour planner.

Milan to Turin is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Cinema Museum
Basilica di Superga
Piazza San Carlo

5
days
Alba

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Get out of town with these interesting Alba side-trips: Serravalle Designer Outlet (in Serravalle Scrivia), La Bollente (in Acqui Terme) and Abbazia di San Fruttuoso (in Camogli). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa, Head underground at Grotte di Toirano, and examine the collection at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Alba vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Turin to Alba in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Turin in May: highs in Alba hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Alba

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sanremo, La Bollente, Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa, Grotte di Toirano, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
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La Bollente
Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso

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