16 days in Piedmont Itinerary

16 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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16 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Train:  6​h
1
Stresa
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Candelo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tortona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Turin
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London

4
nights
Stresa

Stresa ©
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie and Chiesa San Martino. You'll explore and learn at Palazzo Borromeo and i Giardini di Villa Melzi. Get out of town with these interesting Stresa side-trips: Tesoro di Craveggia (in Craveggia), Il Centro Storico di Arona (in Arona) and Castel Savoia (in Gressoney Saint Jean). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Motta, steep yourself in history at Isola Bella, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and shop like a local with Restaurifelici.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stresa trip maker site .

London, UK to Stresa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Stresa hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Candelo.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio, Chiesa San Martino, Isola Bella, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Restaurifelici
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Castel Savoia ©
Castel Savoia
Sacro Monte di Orta ©
Sacro Monte di Orta
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

3
nights
Candelo

Candelo ©
Candelo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km northeast of Turin and about 4km southeast of Biella.Candelo borders the following municipalities: Benna, Biella, Cossato, Gaglianico, Valdengo, Verrone, Vigliano Biellese.Main sightsThe Ricetto di Candelo, a fortified storehouse Church of Santa Maria Maggiore Church of St. Museum-lovers will get to explore Forte di Bard and La Trappa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sacro Monte and Il Rifugio degli Asinelli. Explore Candelo's surroundings by going to Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne), Santuario di Oropa (in Oropa) and Museo etnografico di Coniolo (in Coniolo). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Ricetto di Candelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, and don't miss a visit to Casa di Pietro Micca.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Candelo trip maker site .

You can drive from Stresa to Candelo in 1.5 hours. In August in Candelo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tortona.

Things to do in Candelo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Casa di Pietro Micca, Museo etnografico di Coniolo, Santuario di Oropa, Forte di Bard, Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo
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Ricetto di Candelo ©
Ricetto di Candelo
Santuario di Oropa ©
Santuario di Oropa
Sacro Monte ©
Sacro Monte

3
nights
Tortona

Tortona ©
Tortona is a comune of Piemonte, in the Province of Alessandria, Italy. Escape the urban bustle at La Strada Megalitica and Bagni Aldebaran. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santuario di Montallegro and Museo la Torre e il Fiume di masio. Change things up with these side-trips from Tortona: Palazzo Tornielli di Crestvolant (in Molare), Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Giovanni Battista (in Fontanile) and La Bollente (in Acqui Terme). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Pavia, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Nostra Signora di Montespineto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Ducale.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Tortona online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Candelo to Tortona takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Candelo in August, you will find days in Tortona are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Tortona

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Santuario di Montallegro, Piazza Ducale, Santuario Nostra Signora di Montespineto, Museo la Torre e il Fiume di masio, Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Giovanni Battista
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Certosa di Pavia ©
Certosa di Pavia
Piazza Ducale ©
Piazza Ducale
Santuario di Montallegro ©
Santuario di Montallegro

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Sarriod de La Tour and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. You'll explore and learn at Museo Egizio and Museo Naturalistico Del Roero. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Aosta (Teatro Romano & Porta Pretoria), Castello di Fenis (in Fenis) and Riserva Speciale Sacro Monte di Belmonte (in Valperga). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Turin attractions planning site .

You can drive from Tortona to Turin in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aosta, Castello Sarriod de La Tour, Riserva Speciale Sacro Monte di Belmonte, Sacra di San Michele, Castello di Grinzane Cavour
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Castello Sarriod de La Tour ©
Castello Sarriod de La Tour
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis