21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont trip planner
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Make it your trip
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Alba: Serravalle Designer Outlet (in Serravalle Scrivia), Castello della Manta (in Manta) and Truffle Experience (in Gavi). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes, do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and don't miss a visit to Centro Storico.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alba road trip app.

Algiers, Algeria to Alba is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Algiers in March, with highs in Alba at 15°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow 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. On the 27th (Sun), expand your understanding of the military at Forte di Fenestrelle and then make a trip to I Murales.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Fenestrelle trip planner.

Getting from Alba to Fenestrelle by car takes about 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Fenestrelle can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turin day trip website.

Drive from Fenestrelle to Turin in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Biella.
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Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 3:

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 find plenty of places to visit near 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 much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, steep yourself in history at Casa di Pietro Micca, admire the striking features of Castello dei Fieschi di Zumaglia, and explore the historical opulence of Castello e Parco di Masino.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Biella trip maker site.

Drive from Turin to Biella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Biella, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Orta San Giulio.
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Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Orta San Giulio: Parco della Rocca Borromea (in Arona), Pista di Fondo Marmotta Rosa (in Riva Valdobbia) and Safari Park (in Pombia). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Orta, do a tasting at Cantina Fontechiara, contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte di Orta.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Orta San Giulio vacation maker website.

You can drive from Biella to Orta San Giulio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Orta San Giulio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel 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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