32 days in Piedmont Itinerary

32 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Stresa
— 4 nights
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Formazza
— 3 nights
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Vercelli
— 4 nights
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Alba
— 5 nights
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Cuneo
— 5 nights
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Turin
— 10 nights
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Stresa — 4 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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario della Madonna del Sasso and Cantina Fontechiara. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Giulio and Parco della Rocca Borromea. Get out of town with these interesting Stresa side-trips: Varallo (Sacro Monte & Varallo), Museo Ferroviario di Suno (in Suno) and Orta San Giulio (Piazza Motta & Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza della Chiesa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lago di Mergozzo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Vittore.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stresa tour app.

Verona to Stresa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Stresa are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Formazza.
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Formazza — 3 nights

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cascata del Toce and Alpe Bettelmatt. Get outdoors at Lago dei Sabbioni and Lago di Morasco. Take a break from Formazza with a short trip to Premia Terme in Premia, about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: relax in the rural setting at Formazza Agricola.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Formazza vacation maker.

You can drive from Stresa to Formazza in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Stresa in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Formazza: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vercelli.
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Vercelli — 4 nights

Vercelli , is a city and comune of 46.552 inhabitants in the Province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello e Parco di Masino and Basilica di Sant'Andrea. Forte di Gavi and Basilica di San Gaudenzio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Vercelli: Sacro Monte di Crea (in Serralunga di Crea), Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere (in Netro) and Parco della Burcina (in Pollone). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato) and explore the world behind art at Museo del Tesoro del Duomo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vercelli trip maker.

Traveling by car from Formazza to Vercelli takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Formazza in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Vercelli, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alba.
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Alba — 5 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello di Serralunga d'Alba and Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni. Travel Langhe Wine Tours and Contratto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Alba: Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti) and Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva (in Dogliani). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico, do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, and don't miss a visit to Cappella del Barolo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Alba road trip website.

Traveling by car from Vercelli to Alba takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cuneo.
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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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Cave Bossea. Get some cultural insight at Castello della Manta and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda. Get out of town with these interesting Cuneo side-trips: Spas (in Lurisia), Museo Civico Casa Cavassa (in Saluzzo) and Giardini del Belvedere (in Mondovi). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, don't miss a visit to Piazza Galimberti, and contemplate the long history of Castello di Fossano.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cuneo travel tool.

Drive from Alba to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Cuneo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Turin.
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Turin — 10 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Colline di Torino and Associazione Centro Cicogne E Anatidi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Saint Secondo (in Cortazzone), Basilica of John Bosco (in Asti) and Parco Regionale La Mandria (in Venaria Reale). Dedicate the 15th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, make a trip to Piazza Carignano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Reali.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turin online visit planner.

Drive from Cuneo to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuneo in June, you will find days in Turin are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the 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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