22 days in Piedmont Itinerary

22 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Stresa
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Stresa
— 5 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ceresole Reale
— 3 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Newark

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Stresa

— 5 nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Stresa side-trips: Safari Park (in Pombia), Orta San Giulio (San Giulio Island & Lake Orta) and Parco Naturale Alpe Veglia Alpe Devero (in Baceno). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fontechiara, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and grab your bike and head to I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stresa sightseeing planner.

Newark, USA to Stresa is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Stresa due to the time zone difference. In September, Stresa is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:

Turin

— 5 nights

City of Magic

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale), Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, make a trip to Piazza Castello, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino.

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Traveling by car from Stresa to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Stresa in September, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:

Alba

— 4 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alba: La Bollente (in Acqui Terme) and Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, learn about winemaking at Rocche Dei Barbari, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and awaken your taste buds at Travel Langhe Wine Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alba trip maker tool.

You can drive from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Alba, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cuneo.

Things to do in Alba

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:

Cuneo

— 4 nights
Cuneo is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area.It is located at 550 metres (1,804 ft) in the south-west of Piedmont, at the confluence of the rivers Stura and Gesso.Including all bordering municipalities Beinette, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Boves, Busca, Caraglio, Castelletto Stura, Centallo, Cervasca, Morozzo, Peveragno, Tarantasca and Vignolo the population is 123,301 inhabitants.It is near six important mountain passes: Colle della Maddalena at 1996mColle di Tenda at 1871m - Tunnel of Tenda at 1300m, 3km longColle del Melogno at 1027m Colle San Bernardo at 957m Colle di Nava at 934mColle di Cadibona at 459m. Explore Cuneo's surroundings by going to Chiesa di San Marco Evangelista (in Rocca de Baldi), Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis (in Vicoforte) and Pontechianale (Chianale Borgo della Valle Varaita & Colle dell'Agnello). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico, take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Preit, explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica del Monte Roccere, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Galimberti.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cuneo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Alba to Cuneo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ceresole Reale.

Things to do in Cuneo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:

Ceresole Reale

— 3 nights
Ceresole Reale is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley, on the border with France.Ceresole Reale borders the following municipalities: Bonneval-sur-Arc (France), Groscavallo, Noasca, Rhêmes-Notre-Dame, Val-d'Isère (France), and Valsavarenche. Change things up with a short trip to Santuario di San Besso in Valprato Soana (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet and explore the activities along Giro Lago.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ceresole Reale online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cuneo to Ceresole Reale takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ceresole Reale

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:

Piedmont travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Bordered by the Alps on three sides and often overlooked by casual tourists, the Piedmont region is famous for its wines, including Moscato D'Asti, Barolo, and Barbera, to name just a few. Piedmont's cuisine is renowned throughout Italy. Its exotic white truffles--a precious ingredient used in first-class restaurants around the world--are often compared to gold because of their staggering cost. An ideal holiday destination for foodies, the region is also known for its thriving industries of fresh produce, nuts, and chocolates. There are many places to visit in Piedmont, including several medieval castles, trendy spa resorts, and cities with both historical attractions and modern industries.