21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

21 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont trip planner
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Stresa
— 5 nights
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Alba
— 4 nights
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Cuneo
— 5 nights
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Turin
— 6 nights
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Stresa — 5 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stresa: Cantina Fontechiara (in Borgomanero), Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Varallo) and Orta San Giulio (San Giulio Island & Lake Orta). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, contemplate the long history of Parco della Rocca Borromea, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Maggiore.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stresa trip itinerary planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Stresa is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Stresa: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Alba.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:

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: La Bollente (in Acqui Terme) and Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato) (in Casale Monferrato). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, savor the flavors at Travel Langhe Wine Tours, and learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno.

Start your trip to Alba by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Stresa to Alba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Alba can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cuneo.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

Cuneo — 5 nights

Cuneo is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area.It is located at 550 metres (1,804 ft) in the south-west of Piedmont, at the confluence of the rivers Stura and Gesso.Including all bordering municipalities Beinette, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Boves, Busca, Caraglio, Castelletto Stura, Centallo, Cervasca, Morozzo, Peveragno, Tarantasca and Vignolo the population is 123,301 inhabitants.It is near six important mountain passes: Colle della Maddalena at 1996mColle di Tenda at 1871m - Tunnel of Tenda at 1300m, 3km longColle del Melogno at 1027m Colle San Bernardo at 957m Colle di Nava at 934mColle di Cadibona at 459m. Change things up with these side-trips from Cuneo: Pontechianale (Chianale Borgo della Valle Varaita & Colle dell'Agnello), Area Archeologica del Monte Roccere (in Roccabruna) and Cooperativa Agricola La Poiana Valle Grana (in Pradleves). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Fiorenzo, stroll through Colle Fauniera (Colle dei Morti), and make a trip to Piazza Galimberti.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cuneo online journey planner.

Drive from Alba to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cuneo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turin.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:

Turin — 6 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, make a trip to Piazza Castello, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turin online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cuneo to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cuneo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:

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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