19 days in Piedmont Itinerary

19 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont trip planner
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Stresa
— 4 nights
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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. Attractions like L'Arcobaleno Area Giochi and Lake Orta make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stresa: Orta San Giulio (Piazza Motta, San Giulio Island, &more), Gozzano (Basilica Di San Giuliano & Chiesa di Santa Maria di Luzzara) and Safari Park (in Pombia). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Speciale di Fondotoce, tee off at Golf Premeno, and step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Stresa route planner.

Oslo, Norway to Stresa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oslo in July: high temperatures in Stresa hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Formazza.
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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. On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Toggia, then make a trip to Riale, then explore the activities along Lago di Morasco, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Toce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lago del Vannino, then admire the engineering at Lago dei Sabbioni, and then take in the awesome beauty at Alpe Bettelmatt.

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Getting from Stresa to Formazza by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Stresa in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Formazza: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Biella.
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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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Il Rifugio degli Asinelli and Ondaland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Biella: Chiesa dei Ss. Pietro e Giorgio (in Rosazza), Lago di Viverone (in Viverone) and Alagna Valsesia (Parco dell'Alta Valsesia & Museo Etnografico Walser). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Bungee Center Veglio, admire the verdant scenery at Valchiusella, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Mucrone, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Oropa.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Biella trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Formazza to Biella by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Formazza in July, with highs in Biella at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ceresole Reale.
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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago di Malciaussia (in Usseglio) and Formaggeria Alpi Graie (in Cantoira). Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Gran Paradiso National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dres.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ceresole Reale journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Biella to Ceresole Reale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museo Egizio and Zoom Torino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Pista Ciclabile Airasca - Moretta (in Airasca), Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (in Orbassano) and Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and contemplate the long history of Sacra di San Michele.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Turin day trip site.

Getting from Ceresole Reale to Turin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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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