7 days in Province of Biella Itinerary

7 days in Province of Biella Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Oropa
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Oropa
— 4 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Sydney

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Oropa — 4 nights

Explore Oropa's surroundings by going to Chiesa di San Secondo (in Magnano), Lago di Viverone (in Viverone) and Ricetto di Candelo (in Candelo).

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oropa travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Oropa is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Oropa is minus 9 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Oropa hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel back home.
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Province of Biella travel guide

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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. It is located about 80km northeast of Turin and about 80km west-northwest of Milan.It lies in the foothills of the Alps, in the Bo mountain range near Mt. Mucrone and Camino, an area rich in springs and lakes, the heart of the Biellese Alps irrigated by several mountain streams: the Elvo to the west of the town, the Oropa and the Cervo to the east. Nearby natural and notable tourist attractions include the Zegna Viewpoint, the Bielmonte Ski Resort, Burcina Natural Reserve, and the moors to the south of town. The Sanctuary of Oropa is a site of religious pilgrimages. In 2003, the Sacred Mountain of Oropa was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.Biella is an important wool processing and textile centre. There is a small airport in the nearby comune of Cerrione.HistoryOriginsThe first inhabitants of the area were Ligurians and Celts. This has been ascertained from archaeological finds: they lived near streams and lakes, at first as fishermen and hunters, and later, herders.

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