3 days in Piedmont Itinerary

3 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Stresa
— 1 day
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Turin
— 2 nights
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Stresa — 1 day

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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, head off the coast to Isola Bella, and then take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Stresa day trip website.

Milan to Stresa is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turin.
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Turin — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turin visit planner.

Getting from Stresa to Turin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Stresa in July, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train 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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