29 days in Piedmont, Aosta & Courmayeur Itinerary

29 days in Piedmont, Aosta & Courmayeur Itinerary

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29 days in Piedmont, Aosta & Courmayeur Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Train:  6​h 15​min
1
Stresa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Barolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Asti
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
4
Turin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
La Morra
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Barbaresco
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Aosta
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Courmayeur
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
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. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Bellagio (i Giardini di Villa Melzi & Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista), Le Ville di Ravello (in Ravello) and Lake Orta (in Orta San Giulio). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, get great views at Alpyland Mottarone, admire the striking features of Villa Ducale, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stresa trip itinerary site .

Valletta, Malta to Stresa is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. When traveling from Valletta in November, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Stresa: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Barolo.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bellagio, Le Ville di Ravello, Lake Orta, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
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Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino
Le Ville di Ravello ©
Le Ville di Ravello
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo

2
nights
Barolo

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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Corkscrews Museum, examine the collection at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, then do a tasting at Cantina Giacomo Borgogno e Figli, and finally learn about winemaking at Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and finally do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barolo online itinerary builder .

Drive from Stresa to Barolo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Barolo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Asti.

Things to do in Barolo

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Centro storico, Castello di Grinzane Cavour, Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
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2
nights
Asti

Asti ©
Asti is a city and comune of 76 164 inhabitants (1-1-2017) located in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy, about 55km east of Turin in the plain of the Tanaro River. On the 7th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate the long history of La Bollente, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Caterina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiata di San Secondo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Mazzetti / Museo e Pinacoteca Civica, and then stop by Serravalle Designer Outlet.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Asti trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Barolo to Asti in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Barolo in November, Asti is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Asti

Shopping Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Acqui Terme, Serravalle Designer Outlet
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Serravalle Designer Outlet ©
Serravalle Designer Outlet
Spas

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Zoom Torino (in Cumiana), Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco) and Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turin trip planner.

Take a train from Asti to Turin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November in Turin, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to La Morra.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio, Sacra di San Michele, Reggia di Venaria Reale, Zoom Torino, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo

3
nights
La Morra

La Morra ©
La Morra 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 14th (Thu), do a tasting at Rocche Costamagna, do a tasting at Agricola Gian Piero Marrone, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Di San Martino, then take some stellar pictures from Belvedere di La Morra, then make a trip to Torre Campanaria di La Morra, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Comunale di La Morra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Dosio Vigneti, make a trip to Cappella del Barolo, then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Osvaldo Viberti, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello della Manta.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our La Morra online trip planner .

Getting from Turin to La Morra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Turin in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in La Morra, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barbaresco.

Things to do in La Morra

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Castello della Manta, Piazza Galimberti
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Agricola Gian Piero Marrone ©
Agricola Gian Piero Marrone
Torre Campanaria di La Morra ©
Torre Campanaria di La Morra
Dosio Vigneti ©
Dosio Vigneti

7
nights
Barbaresco

Barbaresco ©
Barbaresco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 60km northeast of Cuneo. Barbaresco is known for wineries, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Montaribaldi, relax in the rural setting at Cantina Ca'rome', and take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Barbaresco.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Barbaresco trip planner .

Barbaresco is just a stone's throw from La Morra. In November, daytime highs in Barbaresco are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Aosta.

Things to do in Barbaresco

Wineries Parks Trails

Side Trips

Neive, Costigliole d'Asti, Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero, Castello di Govone, Castello di Magliano Alfieri
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Montaribaldi ©
Montaribaldi
Torre di Barbaresco ©
Torre di Barbaresco
Azienda Agricola Rusel ©
Azienda Agricola Rusel

3
nights
Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Gran Paradiso National Park has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aosta: Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne), Castel Savoia (in Gressoney Saint Jean) and Forte di Bard (in Bard). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, make a trip to Numismatica Carra, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Aosta trip planner .

You can drive from Barbaresco to Aosta in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Courmayeur.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santuario di Oropa, Gran Paradiso National Park, Forte di Bard, Castello di Fenis, Lillaz Waterfalls
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Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Porta Pretoria ©
Porta Pretoria

3
nights
Courmayeur

Courmayeur ©
Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. Go for a jaunt from Courmayeur to Morgex to see Lago d'Arpy about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Val Ferret, stop by Panizzi, trek along La Casermetta, and take in the awesome beauty at Val Veny.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Courmayeur day trip site .

Getting from Aosta to Courmayeur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Courmayeur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier, Lago d'Arpy
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Lago d'Arpy ©
Lago d'Arpy
Val Veny ©
Val Veny
Santuario di Notre-Dame de Guerison ©