Piedmont - incl. Turin 7 Days

Piedmont - incl. Turin 7 Days

Apr 1  -  Apr 8, 2016

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Piedmont - incl. Turin 7 Days

Turin
Turin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Alba
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Barolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Venaria Reale
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
Turin

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.
You've now added National Cinema Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Basilica La Consolata. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Madre di Dio, then examine the collection at National Cinema Museum, and finally examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Turin. In April, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Alba.

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National Cinema Museum
Parco del Valentino

2
days
Alba

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Maddalena, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico. Keep things going the next day: get into the urban bustle at Fondazione Ferrero, then do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then contemplate the long history of La Bollente, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta.

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Getting from Turin to Alba by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Alba, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Barolo.

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Acqui Terme
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La Bollente
Cantina Mauro Sebaste
Fondazione Ferrero

1
day
Barolo

Barolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. On the 5th (Tue), do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno and then step into the grandiose world of Castello della Volta.

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Barolo is very close to Alba. In April, daily temperatures in Barolo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Orta San Giulio.

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Cantina Francesco Borgogno
Castello della Volta

1
day
Orta San Giulio

Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orta San Giulio itinerary maker.

Getting from Barolo to Orta San Giulio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Orta San Giulio can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venaria Reale.

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Lake Orta
San Giulio Island

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day
Venaria Reale

Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sacra di San Michele. On the 7th (Thu), view the masterpieces at La Venaria Reale, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, and finally steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele.

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Traveling by car from Orta San Giulio to Venaria Reale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orta San Giulio in April, Venaria Reale is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Venaria Reale

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parco Municipale Pianezza, Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, Sacra di San Michele, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
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Sacra di San Michele
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
La Venaria Reale
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