7 days in Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

7 days in Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

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Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
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Turin
— 4 nights

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Orta San Giulio

— 2 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. On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Statue of San Carlone, explore the galleries 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; or do a combination of bus and 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 · Historic Sites

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Turin

— 4 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), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, make a trip to Basilica of Superga, see where the action happens at Juventus Stadium, and admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turin trip planner.

You can drive from Orta San Giulio to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orta San Giulio in September, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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