4 days in Piedmont Itinerary
— 3 nights
Wed, Dec 7 - Sat, Dec 10
Turin — 3 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.Change things up with a short trip to Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi in Stupinigi (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, stroll around Parco del Valentino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo.
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Milan to Turin is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.
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Piedmont travel guide
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.