7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

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Turin
— 2 nights
2
Stresa
— 2 nights
3
Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights

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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.
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, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): walk around 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 °C in April, and nighttime lows around °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

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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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. 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, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del SS. Crocifisso, thentake 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: shop like a local with Palazzo Borromeo, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, thenadmire the natural beauty at 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 °C by day to °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

Side Trips

Bellagio, Isola Bella, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Orta San Giulio: Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno), Briciole d'Arte (in Gavirate) and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Giulio, get to know the fascinating history of Ricetto di Candelo, and contemplate the long history of Sacro Monte di Orta.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orta San Giulio travel route website.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Orta San Giulio takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Orta San Giulio are °C, while nighttime lows are °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 Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ricetto di Candelo, Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Briciole d'Arte, Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese
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Sacro Monte di Orta ©
Sacro Monte di Orta
Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta
San Giulio Island ©
San Giulio Island

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