12 days in Piedmont Itinerary

12 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont visit planner
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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Stresa
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Stresa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turin
— 4 nights
Drive
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Acqui Terme
— 3 nights
Drive to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Fly to Washington

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Stresa — 3 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Orta San Giulio (Sacro Monte di Orta, Lake Orta, &more), Lago Maggiore (in Verbania) and Cantina Fontechiara (in Borgomanero). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stresa driving holiday planning tool.

Washington, USA to Stresa is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Stresa is 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Turin.
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Turin — 4 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.
Take a break from Turin with a short trip to Reggia Di Reale in Venaria Reale, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turin journey builder website.

You can drive from Stresa to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Stresa in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Turin, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Acqui Terme.
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Acqui Terme — 3 nights

Acqui Terme is a city and comune of Piedmont, northern Italy, in the province of Alessandria. On the 6th (Mon), indulge your taste buds at Travel Langhe Wine Tours and then admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes UNESCO. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Serravalle Designer Outlet and then get a dose of the wild on Truffle Experience.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Acqui Terme itinerary website.

Drive from Turin to Acqui Terme in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel 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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