7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

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Turin
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Stresa
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Orta San Giulio
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Turin

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then get great views at Basilica of Superga.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turin trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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Stresa

— 2 nights
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. San Vittore Martire has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, stop by Stresa Museum Store, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del SS. Crocifisso, then take some stellar pictures from Alpyland Mottarone, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Vittore Martire. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Borromeo, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then walk around Parco di Villa Serbelloni, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa online travel route planner.

Getting from Turin to Stresa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Stresa: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Orta San Giulio: Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno), Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese) and Briciole d'Arte (in Gavirate). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Giulio.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orta San Giulio attractions planner.

Drive from Stresa to Orta San Giulio in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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