8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Turin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 1 night
Drive
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Barolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venaria Reale
— 1 night
Drive

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Turin — 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo Nazionale del Cinema. On the 21st (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Consolata. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Parco del Valentino, pause for some serene contemplation at Gran Madre di Dio, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and finally see the interesting displays at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turin journey planning site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alba.
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Alba — 1 night

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Maddalena, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get into the urban bustle at Fondazione Ferrero, then do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then contemplate the long history of La Bollente, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alba trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turin to Alba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Barolo.
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Barolo — 1 night

Barolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno and then explore the historical opulence of Castello della Volta.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barolo road trip planning site.

Barolo is just a stone's throw from Alba. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orta San Giulio.
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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. For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orta San Giulio travel route planning website.

You can drive from Barolo to Orta San Giulio in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Orta San Giulio are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Venaria Reale.
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Venaria Reale — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Sacra di San Michele. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Reggia Di Reale, then examine the collection at Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, and finally steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venaria Reale tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Orta San Giulio to Venaria Reale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Orta San Giulio in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venaria Reale, with lows of 8°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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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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