60 days in Aosta & Piedmont Itinerary

60 days in Aosta & Piedmont Itinerary

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Aosta
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Biella
— 11 nights
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Fenestrelle
— 12 nights
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Turin
— 11 nights
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Loazzolo
— 11 nights
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Vicoforte
— 12 nights
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Aosta

— 2 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Regionale, then steep yourself in history at Pont-Saint-Martin, and then see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Area Megalitica di Saint-Martin-de-Corleans, take an in-depth tour of Maison Bruil, examine the collection at MAV - Museo dell'Artigianato Valdostano di Tradizione, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Emile Chanoux.

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Nice, France to Aosta is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Biella.

Things to do in Aosta

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:

Biella

— 11 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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza Ducale and Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso. Museum-lovers will appreciate M.A.C.I.S.T. - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Internazionale Senza Tendenze and Museo Etnografico Walser. Change things up with these side-trips from Biella: Varallo (Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie & Varallo), Orta San Giulio (Villa Bossi, Basilica di San Giulio, &more) and Jewish Community House Monferrato (in Casale Monferrato). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Certosa di Pavia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Della Madonna Del Sangue, make a trip to Piazza Cavour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Oropa.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Biella road trip planning site.

Drive from Aosta to Biella in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Biella can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Fenestrelle.

Things to do in Biella

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 21:

Fenestrelle

— 12 nights
Fenestrelle is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km west of Turin.It is the location of the Fenestrelle Fort, an alpine fortification which guarded the route between the Kingdom of France and the Duchy of Savoy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello della Manta and Chiesa di Sant Antonio. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Miradolo and Ecomuseo Feltrificio Crumiere. Explore Fenestrelle's surroundings by going to Manta (Santa Maria del Monastero & Chiesa di San Rocco), San Giorio di Susa (in San Giorio di Susa) and Susa (Anfiteatro Romano, Porta Savoia, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo En Plein Air d'arte sacra 'Santi del Popolo', tour the pleasant surroundings at Naturalmente Monviso, do a tasting at Casa Ronsil Wine, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Mutuo Soccorso.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fenestrelle tour planner.

Traveling by car from Biella to Fenestrelle takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Biella in February, plan for little chillier days in Fenestrelle, with highs around 42°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Fenestrelle

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 21 — Mar 5:

Turin

— 11 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale del Cinema. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama). Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art (in Rivoli), Castello di Pralormo (in Pralormo) and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda (in Staffarda). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, admire the striking features of Villa della Regina, and visit Quadrilatero Romano.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turin sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Fenestrelle to Turin in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Turin are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Loazzolo.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 16:

Loazzolo

— 11 nights
Loazzolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont (Regione Piemonte), located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 25km south of Asti.Loazzolo borders the following municipalities: Bubbio, Canelli, Cessole, Cossano Belbo, Monastero Bormida, Roccaverano, and Santo Stefano Belbo.A local wine, Loazzolo, is a two-year aged golden sweet yellow wine is produced in the municipality of Loazzolo with grapes from Moscato vineyards. You'll explore and learn at La Mecca - Museo del Videogioco and Fondazione Cesare Pavese. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello di Grinzane Cavour and Basilica dei Fieschi. Explore Loazzolo's surroundings by going to Bobbio (Santuario di Santa Maria di Monte Penice & Abbazia di San Colombano), Tempio della Fraternita (in Varzi) and Castello Roero Di Monticello d'Alba (in Monticello d'Alba). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Cittadella di Alessandria, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Piovera, learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and see the interesting displays at Camo Museo a Cielo Aperto.

Discover how to plan a Loazzolo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turin to Loazzolo in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Loazzolo are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vicoforte.

Things to do in Loazzolo

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 27:

Vicoforte

— 12 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Museo della Magia. Castiglia Di Saluzzo and Centro Storico Badalucco will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Vicoforte side-trips: Forte Albertino (in Vinadio), Ecomuseo della Pastorizia (in Pietraporzio) and Santuario di San Magno (in Castelmagno).

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vicoforte trip planner.

You can drive from Loazzolo to Vicoforte in 1.5 hours. In March in Vicoforte, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 36°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vicoforte

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 8:

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.