16 days in Piedmont Itinerary

16 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stresa
— 4 nights
2
Candelo
— 3 nights
3
Tortona
— 3 nights
4
Turin
— 5 nights

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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Isola Bella and Palazzo Borromeo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castel Savoia and Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio), Tesoro di Craveggia (in Craveggia) and I Sentieri delle Volpi d'Invo - MTB Trails (in Invorio). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta, explore the activities along Lake Orta, explore the ancient world of Chiesa San Martino, and contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stresa day trip planning site.

London, UK to Stresa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Stresa reach °C and lows reach °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, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, Isola Bella, Tesoro di Craveggia, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
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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. Ricetto di Candelo and Sacro Monte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Forte di Bard and Museo etnografico di Coniolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Candelo: La Trappa (in Sordevolo), Santuario di Oropa (in Oropa) and Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Casa di Pietro Micca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, and get to know the resident critters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Candelo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Candelo takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Tortona.

Things to do in Candelo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

La Trappa, Museo etnografico di Coniolo, Santuario di Oropa, Sacro Monte, Forte di Bard
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Certosa di Pavia and La Strada Megalitica. Visit La Bollente and Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tortona: Palazzo Tornielli di Crestvolant (in Molare), Museo la Torre e il Fiume di masio (in Masio) and Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Giovanni Battista (in Fontanile). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Ducale, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni Aldebaran, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nostra Signora di Montespineto.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tortona trip maker website.

You can drive from Candelo to Tortona in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Candelo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Tortona, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Tortona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Palazzo Tornielli di Crestvolant, Bagni Aldebaran, Museo la Torre e il Fiume di masio, La Bollente, Santuario Nostra Signora di Montespineto
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Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro ©
Piazza Ducale ©
Piazza Ducale
Palazzo Tornielli di Crestvolant ©
Palazzo Tornielli di Crestvolant

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.
Kids will enjoy Museo Egizio and Museo Pietro Micca. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello di Fenis and Santuario della Consolata. Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Speciale Sacro Monte di Belmonte (in Valperga), Aosta (Teatro Romano & Porta Pretoria) and Castello Sarriod de La Tour (in St. Pierre). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Armeria Reale, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turin trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tortona to Turin takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °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, Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, Riserva Speciale Sacro Monte di Belmonte, Museo Naturalistico Del Roero, Castello di Fenis
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 12:
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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