22 days in Piedmont Itinerary

22 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Stresa
— 4 nights
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Biella
— 4 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 4 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
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Stresa — 4 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stresa: Orta San Giulio (Sacro Monte di Orta, San Giulio Island, &more) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Palazzo Borromeo, make a trip to Parco della Rocca Borromea, get great views at Alpyland Mottarone, and head off the coast to Isola Bella.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Stresa is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Stresa is minus 9 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in Stresa hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Biella.
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Biella — 4 nights

Biella is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 44 616. Change things up with these side-trips from Biella: Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Varallo), Castello e Parco di Masino (in Caravino) and Vercelli (Basilica di Sant'Andrea & Museo del Tesoro del Duomo). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Oropa, take in nature's colorful creations at Parco della Burcina, identify plant and animal life at La Baraggia di Candelo, and get to know the fascinating history of Ricetto di Candelo.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Biella tour planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Biella takes 1.5 hours. July in Biella sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alba.
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Alba — 3 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alba: Distilleria Gualco (in Silvano d'Orba) and Serravalle Designer Outlet (in Serravalle Scrivia). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and awaken your taste buds at Travel Langhe Wine Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alba trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Biella to Alba takes 2 hours. In August in Alba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cuneo.
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Cuneo — 4 nights

Cuneo is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area.It is located at 550 metres (1,804 ft) in the south-west of Piedmont, at the confluence of the rivers Stura and Gesso.Including all bordering municipalities Beinette, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Boves, Busca, Caraglio, Castelletto Stura, Centallo, Cervasca, Morozzo, Peveragno, Tarantasca and Vignolo the population is 123,301 inhabitants.It is near six important mountain passes: Colle della Maddalena at 1996mColle di Tenda at 1871m - Tunnel of Tenda at 1300m, 3km longColle del Melogno at 1027m Colle San Bernardo at 957m Colle di Nava at 934mColle di Cadibona at 459m. Get out of town with these interesting Cuneo side-trips: Colle dell'Agnello (in Pontechianale), Colle del Preit (in Canosio) and Castello della Manta (in Manta). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle della Lombarda, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Bossea.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cuneo trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Alba to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turin.
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Turin — 5 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.
Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Zoom Torino (in Cumiana), Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turin road trip app.

Traveling by car from Cuneo to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cuneo in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly 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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