29 days in Piedmont, Aosta & Courmayeur Itinerary

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Stresa
— 3 nights
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Barolo
— 2 nights
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Asti
— 2 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
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La Morra
— 3 nights
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Barbaresco
— 7 nights
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Aosta
— 3 nights
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Courmayeur
— 3 nights
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Stresa — 3 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Orta (in Orta San Giulio) and Bellagio (I Giardini di Villa Melzi & Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, contemplate the long history of Villa Ducale, don't miss a visit to Alpyland Mottarone, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Stresa trip builder site.

Valletta, Malta to Stresa is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Valletta in November, plan for slightly colder days in Stresa, with highs around 15°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Barolo.
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Barolo — 2 nights

Barolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. On the 5th (Tue), examine the collection at Corkscrew Museum, examine the collection at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, then do a tasting at Cantina Giacomo Borgogno e Figli, and finally learn about winemaking at Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barolo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Barolo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Barolo can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Asti.
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Asti — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then steep yourself in history at La Bollente, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiata di San Secondo. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Mazzetti / Museo e Pinacoteca Civica, and then look for gifts at Serravalle Designer Outlet.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Asti online trip planner.

Getting from Barolo to Asti by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Asti when traveling from Barolo in November, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turin.
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Asti to Turin in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Turin, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to La Morra.
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La Morra — 3 nights

La Morra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Rocche Costamagna, learn about winemaking at Agricola Gian Piero Marrone, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino, get great views at Belvedere di La Morra, then don't miss a visit to Torre Campanaria di La Morra, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Cantina Comunale di La Morra. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Dosio Vigneti, then don't miss a visit to Cappella del Barolo, then learn about winemaking at Osvaldo Viberti, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello della Manta.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the La Morra itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Turin to La Morra in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Turin in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in La Morra, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Barbaresco.
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Barbaresco — 7 nights

Barbaresco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 60km northeast of Cuneo. Take a break from Barbaresco with a short trip to Strada Romantica delle Langhe e il Roero in Bossolasco, about 40 minutes away. There's more to do: do a tasting at Cascina Albano and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distilleria Beccaris.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barbaresco trip itinerary planning site.

Barbaresco is just a stone's throw from La Morra. In November, daytime highs in Barbaresco are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aosta.
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Aosta — 3 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Gran Paradiso National Park has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Aosta side-trips: Castel Savoia (in Gressoney Saint Jean), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, delve into the distant past at Criptoportico Forense, appreciate the extensive heritage of Aosta Old Town, and make a trip to Arco Onorario d'Augusto.

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Drive from Barbaresco to Aosta in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Courmayeur.
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Courmayeur — 3 nights

Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. Step out of Courmayeur with an excursion to Lago d'Arpy in Morgex--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Val Ferret, take in nature's colorful creations at Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at La Casermetta, and stop by Panizzi.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Courmayeur itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Aosta to Courmayeur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough 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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