7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

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7 days in Turin, Stresa & Orta San Giulio Itinerary

Start: Turin
1
Turin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Stresa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Turin

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then make a trip to Basilica of Superga.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turin visit planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports 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 up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car 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
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo

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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. On the 13th (Mon), head off the coast to Isola Bella, stop by Stresa Museum Store, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del SS. Crocifisso, then get great views at Alpyland Mottarone, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Vittore Martire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palazzo Borromeo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then admire the natural beauty at Parco di Villa Serbelloni, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at i Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stresa trip website .

Traveling by car from Turin to Stresa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turin in April, you will find days in Stresa are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Orta San Giulio side-trips: Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese), Briciole d'Arte (in Gavirate) and Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta, get to know the fascinating history of Ricetto di Candelo, and contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orta San Giulio holiday website .

Traveling by car from Stresa to Orta San Giulio takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Orta San Giulio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese, Briciole d'Arte, Ricetto di Candelo, Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso
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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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