32 days in Piedmont Itinerary

32 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont holiday planner
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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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santuario della Madonna del Sasso and Piazza della Chiesa. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Giulio and Piazza Motta. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Varallo (Sacro Monte & Varallo), Museo Ferroviario di Suno (in Suno) and Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta (in Orta San Giulio). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Cantina Fontechiara, steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea, make a trip to Lago di Mergozzo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip builder site.

Verona to Stresa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. May in Stresa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car 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. Get in touch with nature at Cascata del Toce and Lago di Morasco. Step off the beaten path and head to Lago dei Sabbioni and Premia Terme. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alpe Bettelmatt and relax in the rural setting at Formazza Agricola.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Formazza trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Formazza takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Stresa in May: highs in Formazza hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive 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. Explore hidden gems such as Castello e Parco di Masino and Sacro Monte di Crea. Basilica di Sant'Andrea and Forte di Gavi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Vercelli: Basilica di San Gaudenzio (in Novara), 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.

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You can drive from Formazza to Vercelli in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Formazza in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vercelli: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Alba.
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Alba — 5 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello di Serralunga d'Alba and Contratto. Step off the beaten path and head to Langhe landscapes and Travel Langhe Wine Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Alba side-trips: Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti) and Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva (in Dogliani). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni, don't miss a visit to Cappella del Barolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, and get great views at Belvedere di La Morra.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Alba tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vercelli to Alba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Piazza Galimberti. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello della Manta and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cuneo: Cave Bossea (in Frabosa Soprana), Museo Civico Casa Cavassa (in Saluzzo) and Spas (in Lurisia). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Fiorenzo, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Belvedere, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fossano.

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Drive from Alba to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Cuneo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turin.
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Turin — 10 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 a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa della Regina and Musei Reali. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Saint Secondo (in Cortazzone), Basilica of John Bosco (in Asti) and Associazione Centro Cicogne E Anatidi (in Racconigi). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colline di Torino, make a trip to Piazza Carignano, admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Carignano.

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Traveling by car from Cuneo to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cuneo in June, plan for little chillier days in Turin, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to 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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