7 days in Stresa, Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

7 days in Stresa, Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

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7 days in Stresa, Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Stresa
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Orta San Giulio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Isola Madre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco della Villa Pallavicino.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stresa vacation builder.

London, UK to Stresa is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in May: highs in Stresa hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Stresa

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Isola Madre
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Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre

4
nights
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. Popular historic sites such as Castello di Issogne and Sacro Monte di Orta are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santuario di Oropa and Rocca Borromea di Arona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orta San Giulio: Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa (in Somma Lombardo), Monterosa Ski (in Gressoney-la-Trinite), Verres Castle (in Verres) and Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Varallo).

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Orta San Giulio itinerary builder.

Orta San Giulio is just a stone's throw from Stresa. In May in Orta San Giulio, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

#Historic Sites, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Castello di Issogne, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Parco della Rocca Borromea, Monterosa Ski, Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa
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Verres Castle ©
Verres Castle
Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fenestrelle Fortress and Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Mao - Museo di Arte Orientale. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Castello della Manta (in Manta) and Castello e Parco di Masino (in Caravino). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo del Carcere Le Nuove and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Basilica Maria Ausiliatrice.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Turin tour planner.

Traveling by car from Orta San Giulio to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Castello della Manta, Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, Fenestrelle Fortress, Castello e Parco di Masino
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Castello della Manta ©
Castello della Manta
Castello e Parco di Masino ©
Castello e Parco di Masino
Museo del Carcere Le Nuove ©
Museo del Carcere Le Nuove

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