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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santuario della Madonna del Sasso and Cantina Fontechiara. 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: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Chiesa, contemplate the long history of Parco della Rocca Borromea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lago di Mergozzo.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip itinerary website.

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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Find places to stay May 17 — 21:

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 dei Sabbioni. Step off the beaten path and head to Alpe Bettelmatt and Formazza Agricola. Take a break from Formazza with a short trip to Premia Terme in Premia, about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the activities along Lago di Morasco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Formazza online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Formazza in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Stresa in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Formazza: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up 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. Explore hidden gems such as Castello e Parco di Masino and Forte di Gavi. Basilica di Sant'Andrea and Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato) 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 Basilica di San Gaudenzio 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. 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 travel 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 Travel Langhe Wine Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Langhe landscapes UNESCO and Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni. Get out of town with these interesting Alba side-trips: Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti), Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva (in Dogliani) and Contratto (in Canelli). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, make a trip to Belvedere di La Morra, and learn about winemaking at Cascina Sot.

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Drive from Vercelli to Alba in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Alba are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough 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 Castello della Manta. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro storico and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cuneo: Spas (in Lurisia), Cave Bossea (in Frabosa Soprana) and Museo Civico Casa Cavassa (in Saluzzo). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piazza Galimberti, steep yourself in history at Castello di Fossano, and admire the natural beauty at Giardini del Belvedere.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cuneo day trip planner.

You can drive from Alba to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cuneo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Musei Reali. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa della Regina and Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Saint Secondo (in Cortazzone), Associazione Centro Cicogne E Anatidi (in Racconigi) and Basilica of John Bosco (in Asti). Dedicate the 15th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, tour the pleasant surroundings at Colline di Torino, pause for some serene contemplation at Gran Madre di Dio, and make a trip to Via Po.

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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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