40 days in Piedmont Itinerary

40 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont trip itinerary planner

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Turin
— 15 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 5 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 8 nights
Drive
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Orta San Giulio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Biella
— 6 nights
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Turin

— 15 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: Cumiana (Team Adventure & Zoom Torino), Santuario della Madonna dei Laghi o dei Cappuccini (in Avigliana) and Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary builder app.

Rome to Turin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in March; daily highs in Turin reach 11°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Cuneo.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — Apr 6:

Cuneo

— 5 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cuneo: Saluzzo (Chiesa San Giovanni & Villa Belvedere), Castello della Manta (in Manta) and Calzature Kur & Kamina (in Savigliano). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, get engrossed in the history at Complesso Museale "Cav. G. Avena", examine the collection at Ecomuseo Della Resistenza, and head outdoors with La Casa del Fiume.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cuneo sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Turin to Cuneo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alba.

Things to do in Cuneo

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:

Alba

— 8 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alba: Castello di Racconigi (in Racconigi), Costigliole d'Asti (Boeri Vini, Azienda Agricola But di Meistro Flavio, &more) and Distilleria Castelli Giuseppe (in Cortemilia). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, indulge your taste buds at Travel Langhe Wine Tours, sample the fine beverages at Distilleria Levi Serafino, and learn about winemaking at Contratto.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alba visit planner.

You can drive from Cuneo to Alba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Alba

Wineries · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 19:

Orta San Giulio

— 5 nights
Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. Change things up with these side-trips from Orta San Giulio: Safari Park (in Pombia), Museo d'Arte Religiosa Padre Augusto Mozzetti di Oleggio (in Oleggio) and Varallo (Chiesa di San Marco Varallo & Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Orta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio della Visitazione di Maria ad Elisabetta, hit the slopes at Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte di Orta.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Orta San Giulio trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alba to Orta San Giulio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Biella.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:

Biella

— 6 nights
Biella is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 44 616. Explore Biella's surroundings by going to Castello e Parco di Masino (in Caravino), Nella Cioccolata (in Ivrea) and Vercelli (Chiesa di Sant'Anna, Chiesa di San Cristoforo, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, admire the striking features of Castello dei Fieschi di Zumaglia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Gaudenzio, and relax and rejuvenate at Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Biella itinerary planner.

Drive from Orta San Giulio to Biella in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Biella can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biella

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 30:

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.