9 days in Piedmont Itinerary

9 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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— 3 nights
Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Acqui Terme
— 3 nights


Turin — 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Azienda Vitivinicola Balbiano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Basilica di Superga. Take a break from Turin with a short trip to Castello di Camino in Camino, about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale Di Torino.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turin travel route planner.

Rome to Turin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Turin are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orta San Giulio.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Orta San Giulio

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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta, then admire the masterpieces at Collezione Calderara di Arte Contemporanea, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Orta San Giulio online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Turin to Orta San Giulio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Turin in November since evenings lows in Orta San Giulio dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Stresa.
Historic Sites · Museums
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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 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa, then explore the galleries of Palazzo Borromeo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Maggiore, and finally steep yourself in history at Isola Bella.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stresa driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Orta San Giulio to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Stresa are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Acqui Terme.
Parks · Beaches · Nightlife · Outdoors
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Acqui Terme — 3 nights

Acqui Terme is a city and comune of Piedmont, northern Italy, in the province of Alessandria. Head to Serravalle Designer Outlet and Motto Calzaturefor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at La Bollente and WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo. Get out of town with these interesting Acqui Terme side-trips: Castello di Grinzane Cavour (in Grinzane Cavour), Cantina del Glicine (in Neive) and Fortezza del Priamar (in Savona). There's more to do: stroll through Baia dei Saraceni.

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Traveling by car from Stresa to Acqui Terme takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Stresa, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Acqui Terme, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks
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Piedmont travel guide

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.