21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont tour planner
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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Alba
— 4 nights
— 1 night
— 7 nights
— 4 nights
Orta San Giulio
— 4 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Algiers


Alba — 4 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alba: Truffle Experience (in Gavi), Serravalle Designer Outlet (in Serravalle Scrivia) and Castello della Manta (in Manta). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes, make a trip to Cappella del Barolo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Racconigi.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Alba visit planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Alba is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Algiers in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alba: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fenestrelle.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Nature
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Fenestrelle — 1 night

Fenestrelle is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km west of Turin.It is the location of the Fenestrelle Fort, an alpine fortification which guarded the route between the Kingdom of France and the Duchy of Savoy. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): expand your understanding of the military at Forte di Fenestrelle and then make a trip to I Murales.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fenestrelle trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Alba to Fenestrelle takes 2 hours. When traveling from Alba in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fenestrelle: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turin.
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Turin — 7 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 Turin's surroundings by going to Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin day trip planning site.

You can drive from Fenestrelle to Turin in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Biella.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games
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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. Explore Biella's surroundings by going to Nella Cioccolata (in Ivrea), Abbazia Benedettina dei Santi Nazario e Celso (in San Nazzaro Sesia) and Basilica di San Gaudenzio (in Novara). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, admire the striking features of Castello dei Fieschi di Zumaglia, examine the collection at Museo del Tesoro del Duomo, and step into the grandiose world of Castello e Parco di Masino.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Biella online road trip planner.

Getting from Turin to Biella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Biella, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orta San Giulio.
Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Parks
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Orta San Giulio — 4 nights

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Safari Park (in Pombia), Pista di Fondo Marmotta Rosa (in Riva Valdobbia) and Parco della Rocca Borromea (in Arona). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, fly down the slopes at Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte di Orta.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Orta San Giulio trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Biella to Orta San Giulio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Orta San Giulio can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Piedmont travel guide

Specialty Museums · Art 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.