3 days in Piedmont Itinerary

3 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Formazza
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Cuneo
— 1 night
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Turin
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Formazza — 1 day

Formazza is a comune in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 160km northeast of Turin and about 50km north of Verbania, on the border with Switzerland. On the 25th (Sun), explore the activities along Lago di Morasco and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Toce.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Formazza trip itinerary planning app.

Innsbruck, Austria to Formazza is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cuneo.
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Cuneo — 1 night

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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fossano, walk around Parco Fluviale Gesso e Stura, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Galimberti.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cuneo travel route planning app.

You can drive from Formazza to Cuneo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Formazza in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cuneo, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turin.
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Turin — 1 night

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.
On the 27th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Piazza Carignano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gran Madre di Dio, and finally take a stroll through Quadrilatero Romano.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Turin trip planner.

Drive from Cuneo to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cuneo in September, plan for slightly colder days in Turin, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car 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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