21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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

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Alba — 4 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Explore Alba's surroundings by going to Truffle Experience (in Gavi), Serravalle Designer Outlet (in Serravalle Scrivia) and Castello della Manta (in Manta). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, indulge your senses at Travel Langhe Wine Tours, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Alba vacation planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Alba is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Algiers in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Alba: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fenestrelle.
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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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): expand your understanding of the military at Forte di Fenestrelle and then don't miss a visit to I Murales.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fenestrelle online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Alba to Fenestrelle takes 2 hours. While traveling from Alba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fenestrelle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, make a trip to Piazza Castello, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turin trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Fenestrelle to Turin in 1.5 hours. July in Turin sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Biella.
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Find places to stay Jul 1 — 8:

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Biella: Nella Cioccolata (in Ivrea), Abbazia Benedettina dei Santi Nazario e Celso (in San Nazzaro Sesia) and Basilica di San Gaudenzio (in Novara). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Ricetto di Candelo, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro del Duomo, admire the landmark architecture of Castello dei Fieschi di Zumaglia, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Biella trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Turin to Biella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Turin in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Biella, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Orta San Giulio.
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Orta San Giulio side-trips: Safari Park (in Pombia), Pista di Fondo Marmotta Rosa (in Riva Valdobbia) and Parco della Rocca Borromea (in Arona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fontechiara, stroll through Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orta San Giulio tour app.

You can drive from Biella to Orta San Giulio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Piedmont travel guide

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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.
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