19 days in Piedmont Itinerary

19 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont travel route planner
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Stresa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Formazza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Biella
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ceresole Reale
— 3 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
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Stresa — 4 nights

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Gozzano (Basilica Di San Giuliano & Chiesa di Santa Maria di Luzzara), Safari Park (in Pombia) and Orta San Giulio (Piazza Motta, Lake Orta, &more). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Speciale di Fondotoce, explore the activities along Lago Maggiore, and step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

Plan my day in Stresa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Oslo, Norway to Stresa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, Stresa is somewhat warmer than Oslo - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Formazza.
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

Formazza — 2 nights

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Toggia, don't miss a visit to Riale, then explore the activities along Lago di Morasco, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Toce. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Vannino, then admire the engineering at Lago dei Sabbioni, and then take in the awesome beauty at Alpe Bettelmatt.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Formazza trip planning tool.

Getting from Stresa to Formazza by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Stresa in September, plan for little chillier days in Formazza, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Biella.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Biella — 4 nights

Biella is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 44 616. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago di Viverone (in Viverone), Chiesa dei Ss. Pietro e Giorgio (in Rosazza) and Alagna Valsesia (Parco dell'Alta Valsesia & Museo Etnografico Walser). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, look for all kinds of wild species at La Baraggia di Candelo, get in on the family fun at Bungee Center Veglio, and get to know the fascinating history of Valchiusella.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Biella trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Formazza to Biella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Formazza in September; daily highs in Biella reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ceresole Reale.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:

Ceresole Reale — 3 nights

Ceresole Reale is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley, on the border with France.Ceresole Reale borders the following municipalities: Bonneval-sur-Arc (France), Groscavallo, Noasca, Rhêmes-Notre-Dame, Val-d'Isère (France), and Valsavarenche. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ceresole Reale: Lago di Malciaussia (in Usseglio) and Formaggeria Alpi Graie (in Cantoira). Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Gran Paradiso National Park. There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dres.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ceresole Reale journey planner.

You can drive from Biella to Ceresole Reale in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Turin.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Turin — 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Pista Ciclabile Airasca - Moretta (in Airasca). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turin trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Ceresole Reale to Turin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In September in Turin, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:

Piedmont travel guide

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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.
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