©

Novara trip planner

Create a fully customized day-by-day itinerary for free
Trip Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Piedmont  /  Province of Novara  /  Novara

Novara

3.4
Churches · Monuments · Specialty Museums
Novara is the capital city of the province of Novara in the Piedmont region in northwest Italy, to the west of Milan. With 104 284 inhabitants, it is the second most populous city in Piedmont after Turin. It is an important crossroads for commercial traffic along the routes from Milan to Turin and from Genoa to Switzerland. Novara lies between the rivers Agogna and Terdoppio in northeastern Piedmont, 50km from Milan and 95km from Turin.HistoryNovara was founded in ancient times by the Romans. Its name is formed from Nov, meaning "new", and Aria, the name the Cisalpine Gauls used for the surrounding region.Ancient Novaria, which dates to the time of the Ligures and the Celts, was a municipium and was situated on the road from Vercellae (Vercelli) to (Mediolanum) Milan. Its position on perpendicular roads (still intact today) dates to the time of the Romans. After the city was destroyed in 386 by Magnus Maximus for having supported his rival Valentinian II, it was rebuilt by Theodosius I. Subsequently, it was sacked by Radagaisus (in 405) and Attila (in 452).
Plan my trip to Italy with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Novara

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.

Top tours near Novara

Places to visit with Novara

TurinTrip planner Best for: Art Museum, Specialty Museum, Landmark AlbaTrip planner Best for: Landmark, Winery / Vineyard, Church Orta San GiulioTrip planner Best for: Water Body, Religious Site, Historic Site VerbaniaTrip planner Best for: Garden, Water Body, Outdoor Activity BaroloTrip planner Best for: Specialty Museum, Winery / Vineyard, Castle