Piedmont - incl. Turin 7 Days

Piedmont - incl. Turin 7 Days

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Piedmont - incl. Turin 7 Days

Start: Turin
1
Turin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Alba
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Barolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Venaria Reale
— 1 night
train:  15​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.
You've now added Museo Nazionale del Cinema to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Basilica La Consolata. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Madre di Dio, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and finally examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Turin. In April, daytime highs in Turin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Parco del Valentino ©
Parco del Valentino

1
night
Alba

Alba ©
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Maddalena, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico. Keep things going the next day: get into the urban bustle at Fondazione Ferrero, then do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then contemplate the long history of La Bollente, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Alba trip planner.

You can drive from Turin to Alba in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Alba can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Barolo.

Things to do in Alba

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Acqui Terme
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La Bollente ©
La Bollente
Cantina Mauro Sebaste ©
Cantina Mauro Sebaste
Fondazione Ferrero ©
Fondazione Ferrero

1
night
Barolo

Barolo ©
Barolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. On the 5th (Tue), do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno and then step into the grandiose world of Castello della Volta.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Barolo day trip planning app .

Barolo is just a short distance from Alba. In April in Barolo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Orta San Giulio.

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Wineries Historic Sites
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Cantina Francesco Borgogno ©
Cantina Francesco Borgogno
Castello della Volta ©
Castello della Volta

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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. To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orta San Giulio online travel planner .

Getting from Barolo to Orta San Giulio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Orta San Giulio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venaria Reale.

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Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta
San Giulio Island ©
San Giulio Island

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night
Venaria Reale

Venaria Reale ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sacra di San Michele. On the 7th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Reggia di Venaria Reale, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, and finally steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Venaria Reale journey maker tool .

You can drive from Orta San Giulio to Venaria Reale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Orta San Giulio in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Venaria Reale. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Venaria Reale

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parco Municipale Pianezza, Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, Sacra di San Michele, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
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Sacra di San Michele ©
Sacra di San Michele
Reggia di Venaria Reale ©
Reggia di Venaria Reale
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi ©
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
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