9 days in Piedmont Itinerary

9 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Bardonecchia — 1 night

Bardonecchia is an Italian town and comune located in the Metropolitan City of Turin, in the Piedmont region, in the western part of Susa Valley. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about all things military at Museo Forte Bramafam, don't miss a visit to Forte Jafferau, then identify plant and animal life at Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at La Strada dell'Assietta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte Tibetano Cesana-Claviere and then trek along Passeggiata Alle Antiche Borgate.

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Milan to Bardonecchia is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fenestrelle.
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Fenestrelle — 1 night

Fenestrelle is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km west of Turin.It is the location of the Fenestrelle Fort, an alpine fortification which guarded the route between the Kingdom of France and the Duchy of Savoy. On the 14th (Sun), do a tasting at Casa Ronsil Wine, then head outdoors with Colle delle Finestre, then make a trip to I Murales, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Forte di Fenestrelle.

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Drive from Bardonecchia to Fenestrelle in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turin.
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Turin — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, make a trip to Piazza Castello, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Fenestrelle to Turin in 1.5 hours. In August in Turin, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stresa.
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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. On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta, explore the activities along Lake Orta, then explore the activities along San Giulio Island, and finally grab your bike and head to I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Oratory of Saint Remigio, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, and finally steep yourself in history at Isola Bella.

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You can drive from Turin to Stresa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Turin in August: highs in Stresa hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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.