7 days in Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

7 days in Orta San Giulio & Turin Itinerary

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Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
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Turin
— 4 nights

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Orta San Giulio — 2 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. On the 28th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Statue of San Carlone, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Borromeo, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Giulio Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Orta San Giulio attractions planner.

Turin to Orta San Giulio is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Turin in August: highs in Orta San Giulio hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.
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Turin — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale), Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turin driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Orta San Giulio to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orta San Giulio in August, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
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