40 days in Piedmont Itinerary

40 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Turin
— 15 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 5 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 8 nights
Drive
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Orta San Giulio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Biella
— 6 nights
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Turin — 15 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario della Madonna dei Laghi o dei Cappuccini (in Avigliana), Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino) and Cumiana (Team Adventure & Zoom Torino). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

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Rome to Turin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in March, things will get little chillier in Turin: highs are around 11°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cuneo.
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Find places to stay Mar 22 — Apr 6:

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cuneo: Castello della Manta (in Manta), Saluzzo (Chiesa San Giovanni & Villa Belvedere) and Calzature Kur & Kamina (in Savigliano). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, examine the collection at Ecomuseo Della Resistenza, and head outdoors with La Casa del Fiume.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cuneo sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Turin to Cuneo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alba.
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:

Alba — 8 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alba: Castello di Racconigi (in Racconigi), Distilleria Castelli Giuseppe (in Cortemilia) and Costigliole d'Asti (Boeri Vini, Azienda Agricola But di Meistro Flavio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes, indulge your taste buds at Travel Langhe Wine Tours, do a tasting at Cantina del Glicine, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Bricherasio di Fubine.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alba visit planner.

You can drive from Cuneo to Alba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orta San Giulio.
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Wineries · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
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Find places to stay Apr 11 — 19:

Orta San Giulio — 5 nights

Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. Change things up with these side-trips from Orta San Giulio: Museo d'Arte Religiosa Padre Augusto Mozzetti di Oleggio (in Oleggio), Safari Park (in Pombia) and Varallo (Chiesa di San Marco Varallo & Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Orta, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Penotti Ubertini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta, and delve into the distant past at Chiesa San Martino.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Orta San Giulio trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alba to Orta San Giulio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Biella.
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Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:

Biella — 6 nights

Biella is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 44 616. Explore Biella's surroundings by going to Nella Cioccolata (in Ivrea), Castello e Parco di Masino (in Caravino) and Vercelli (Chiesa di Sant'Anna, Chiesa di San Cristoforo, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, see the interesting displays at Cittadellarte, admire the landmark architecture of Ricetto di Candelo, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Biella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orta San Giulio to Biella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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Find places to stay Apr 24 — 30:

Piedmont travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Art Museums · Landmarks
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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