8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont holiday planner
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Make it your trip
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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

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.
Museo Nazionale del Cinema has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Madre di Dio, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and finally see the interesting displays at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

Make your Turin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. In October in Turin, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 14th (Thu), 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 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then make a trip to Chiesa della Maddalena, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get into the urban bustle at Fondazione Ferrero, do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then contemplate the long history of La Bollente, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alba route planning app.

Drive from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Alba, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) 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 16th (Sat): do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno and then step into the grandiose world of Castello della Volta.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barolo online travel planner.

Barolo is very close to Alba. In October, daytime highs in Barolo are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride 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. To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orta San Giulio itinerary planner.

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 October, daily temperatures in Orta San Giulio can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to 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 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Reggia Di Reale, examine the collection at Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacra di San Michele.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venaria Reale trip 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. October in Venaria Reale sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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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