7 days in Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

7 days in Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

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Orta San Giulio
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Turin
— 4 nights

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Orta San Giulio

Orta San Giulio ©
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. On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Statue of San Carlone, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Borromeo, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Safari Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Giulio Island.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Orta San Giulio trip planning tool.

Turin to Orta San Giulio is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orta San Giulio, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
San Giulio Island ©
San Giulio Island

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Turin

Turin ©

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: Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi), Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale, catch a live event at Juventus Stadium, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Turin tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Orta San Giulio to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Orta San Giulio, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo