8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Turin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Alba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Stresa
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  6 h
End: London

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello e Parco di Masino and Santa Maria del Monte - Monte dei Cappuccini. Step off the beaten path and head to Sacro Monte and Castello della Manta. Venture out of the city with trips to Centro storico (in Cuneo), Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara (in Borgomanero) and Cave Bossea (in Frabosa Soprana). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Piazza Carignano, head outdoors with Colline di Torino, wander the streets of Quadrilatero Romano, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Roppolo.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turin day trip planner.

London, UK to Turin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Centro storico, Sacro Monte, Castello e Parco di Masino, Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, Cave Bossea
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Sacro Monte ©
Sacro Monte
Castello della Manta ©
Castello della Manta
Castello e Parco di Masino ©
Castello e Parco di Masino

2
nights
Alba

Alba ©
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. On the 20th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta, do a tasting at Contratto, then do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): do a tasting at Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Serralunga d'Alba, then learn about winemaking at Agricola Gian Piero Marrone, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Magia, and finally shop like a local with Barbero.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alba online trip planner .

Drive from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Alba

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cherasco, Barolo, Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva, Contratto, Agricola Gian Piero Marrone
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Museo della Magia ©
Museo della Magia
Castello di Serralunga d'Alba ©
Castello di Serralunga d'Alba
Contratto ©
Contratto

1
night
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. On the 22nd (Sun), play a few rounds at Golf Club Alpino di Stresa, contemplate the long history of Parco della Rocca Borromea, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Vittore, and finally stroll through Lago di Mergozzo.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Stresa trip tool .

Drive from Alba to Stresa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Golf Club Alpino di Stresa, Parco della Rocca Borromea, Lago di Mergozzo
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Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea
Lago di Mergozzo ©
Lago di Mergozzo
Chiesa di San Vittore ©
Chiesa di San Vittore