9 days in Piedmont Itinerary

9 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont trip planner

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Stresa
— 1 day
Drive
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Formazza
— 1 night
Drive
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Varallo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turin
— 2 nights
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Stresa

— 1 day
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 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore and then get a taste of the local shopping with Palazzo Borromeo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Stresa holiday planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Stresa is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, expect Stresa to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Formazza.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Formazza

— 1 night
Formazza is a comune in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 160km northeast of Turin and about 50km north of Verbania, on the border with Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Toce and then explore the activities along Lago di Morasco.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Formazza tour planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Formazza takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stresa in September, expect nights in Formazza to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Varallo.

Things to do in Formazza

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Varallo

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sacred Mount Calvary of Domodossola and then steep yourself in history at Varallo. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Varallo online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Formazza to Varallo in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Formazza in September, you will find days in Varallo are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cuneo.

Things to do in Varallo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Cuneo

— 3 nights
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda. Castello della Manta and Centro storico will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cuneo: Chiesa di San Fiorenzo (in Bastia Mondovi), Cave Bossea (in Frabosa Soprana) and Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar (in Villar San Costanzo).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cuneo sightseeing planner.

Getting from Varallo to Cuneo by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Cuneo, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Cuneo

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:

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.
On the 4th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gran Madre di Dio. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and then steep yourself in history at Piazza Carignano.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin trip planner.

You can drive from Cuneo to Turin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuneo in October, you will find days in Turin are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:

Piedmont travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Bordered by the Alps on three sides and often overlooked by casual tourists, the Piedmont region is famous for its wines, including Moscato D'Asti, Barolo, and Barbera, to name just a few. Piedmont's cuisine is renowned throughout Italy. Its exotic white truffles--a precious ingredient used in first-class restaurants around the world--are often compared to gold because of their staggering cost. An ideal holiday destination for foodies, the region is also known for its thriving industries of fresh produce, nuts, and chocolates. There are many places to visit in Piedmont, including several medieval castles, trendy spa resorts, and cities with both historical attractions and modern industries.