22 days in Piedmont Itinerary

22 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Stresa
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Stresa
— 5 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ceresole Reale
— 3 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Newark

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Stresa side-trips: Orta San Giulio (San Giulio Island & Lake Orta), Safari Park (in Pombia) and Parco Naturale Alpe Veglia Alpe Devero (in Baceno). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fontechiara, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and grab your bike and head to I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stresa sightseeing planner.

Newark, USA to Stresa is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Stresa due to the time zone difference. In September, Stresa is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Turin.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale), Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, stroll around Parco del Valentino, don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Turin online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Stresa in September, you will find days in Turin are little chillier (69°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Alba.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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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: La Bollente (in Acqui Terme) and Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes, do a tasting at Rocche Dei Barbari, make a trip to Centro Storico, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Alba trip planning tool.

Drive from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Alba are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Cuneo.
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Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Cuneo — 4 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. Explore Cuneo's surroundings by going to Pontechianale (Chianale Borgo della Valle Varaita & Colle dell'Agnello), Chiesa di San Marco Evangelista (in Rocca de Baldi) and Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis (in Vicoforte). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico, take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Preit, explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica del Monte Roccere, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Galimberti.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cuneo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Alba to Cuneo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive 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. Change things up with a short trip to Santuario di San Besso in Valprato Soana (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet and explore the activities along Giro Lago.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ceresole Reale online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cuneo to Ceresole Reale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for 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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