8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Start: Milan
Train:  1 h
1
Turin
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Cuneo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Sestriere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Milan

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello e Parco di Masino and Santa Maria del Monte - Monte dei Cappuccini. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of Superga and Reggia di Venaria Reale. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Egyptian Museum of Turin, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, take a memorable drive along Colline di Torino, and take a stroll through Via Roma.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin trip app .

Milan to Turin is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in April, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cuneo.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Basilica of Superga, Castello e Parco di Masino, Reggia di Venaria Reale
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Colline di Torino
Colline di Torino
Castello e Parco di Masino ©
Castello e Parco di Masino

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nights
Cuneo

Cuneo ©
Cuneo is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area.It is located at 550 metres (1,804 ft) in the south-west of Piedmont, at the confluence of the rivers Stura and Gesso.Including all bordering municipalities Beinette, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Boves, Busca, Caraglio, Castelletto Stura, Centallo, Cervasca, Morozzo, Peveragno, Tarantasca and Vignolo the population is 123,301 inhabitants.It is near six important mountain passes: Colle della Maddalena at 1996mColle di Tenda at 1871m - Tunnel of Tenda at 1300m, 3km longColle del Melogno at 1027m Colle San Bernardo at 957m Colle di Nava at 934mColle di Cadibona at 459m. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Centro storico, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and finally Head underground at Grotta di Bossea. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castello della Manta, take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Preit, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti).

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cuneo vacation planning website .

Getting from Turin to Cuneo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Cuneo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sestriere.

Things to do in Cuneo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vicoforte, Cave Bossea, Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti), Castello della Manta
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Cave Bossea ©
Cave Bossea
Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis
Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis
Castello della Manta ©
Castello della Manta

1
night
Sestriere

Sestriere
Sestriere is an alpine village in Italy, a comune (municipality) of the Metropolitan City of Turin. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Valle Argentera, hike along Passeggiata Alle Antiche Borgate, and then relax in the rural setting at Azienda Agricola Lisa Ettore.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sestriere online itinerary maker .

Getting from Cuneo to Sestriere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cuneo in April, Sestriere is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Sestriere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Passeggiata Alle Antiche Borgate, Valle Argentera
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2
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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Antrona, and then make a trip to Lago di Mergozzo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at The Beline farm, then stroll through La Valle Vogna, and then take a peaceful walk through Parco dell'Alta Valsesia.

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Getting from Sestriere to Orta San Giulio by car takes about 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Orta San Giulio when traveling from Sestriere in April, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Alagna Valsesia, Lago di Antrona, Sacro Monte, The Beline farm, Lago di Mergozzo
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Lago di Mergozzo ©
Lago di Mergozzo
Sacro Monte ©
Sacro Monte
La Valle Vogna ©
La Valle Vogna