11 days in Piedmont Itinerary

11 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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11 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Turin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Alba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Verbania
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Denver

3
nights
Turin

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'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale), River Rafting & Tubing (in Morgex) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Reale, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and get great views at Basilica of Superga.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Turin trip itinerary planning site .

Denver, USA to Turin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Denver to Turin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in August: highs in Turin hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Zoom Torino, Sacra di San Michele, Basilica of Superga, Reggia di Venaria Reale, River Rafting & Tubing
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo

2
nights
Alba

Alba ©
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, then appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Chiesa Di San Giuseppe, then see the interesting displays at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Maddalena, and finally steep yourself in history at La Bollente.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Alba trip tool .

Traveling by car from Turin to Alba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Alba sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Verbania.

Things to do in Alba

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Grinzane Cavour, La Bollente, WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo
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Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Chiesa della Maddalena ©
Chiesa della Maddalena
Chiesa Di San Giuseppe ©
Chiesa Di San Giuseppe

4
nights
Verbania

Verbania ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Verbania: Orta San Giulio (Lake Orta, Piazza Motta, &more) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bellagio).

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Verbania attractions app .

You can drive from Alba to Verbania in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In September in Verbania, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio, Palazzo Borromeo, Isola Bella, Lago di Como, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Kayaking & Canoeing
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©