8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Turin
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stresa
— 2 nights
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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 these side-trips from Turin: Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Turin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Turin when traveling from Amsterdam in July, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Alba.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Alba — 2 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, then learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and then do a tasting at Rocche Dei Barbari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Travel Langhe Wine Tours, steep yourself in history at La Bollente, and then see the interesting displays at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Alba sightseeing planner.

Getting from Turin to Alba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Alba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Stresa.
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Wineries · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Stresa — 2 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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Sacro Monte di Orta, then step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, and then browse the exhibits of Palazzo Borromeo. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at San Giulio Island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stresa route planner.

Getting from Alba to Stresa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to fly 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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