32 days in Piedmont Itinerary

32 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Stresa
— 4 nights
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Formazza
— 3 nights
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Vercelli
— 4 nights
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Alba
— 5 nights
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Cuneo
— 5 nights
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Turin
— 10 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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santuario della Madonna del Sasso and Piazza della Chiesa. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Giulio and Varallo. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Orta San Giulio (Piazza Motta & Chiesa parrocchiale di Santa Maria Assunta), Sacro Monte (in Varallo) and Museo Ferroviario di Suno (in Suno). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Cantina Fontechiara, steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea, make a trip to Lago di Mergozzo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip builder site.

Verona to Stresa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. May in Stresa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Formazza.
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Formazza — 3 nights

Formazza is a comune in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 160km northeast of Turin and about 50km north of Verbania, on the border with Switzerland. Get in touch with nature at Cascata del Toce and Lago di Morasco. Step off the beaten path and head to Lago dei Sabbioni and Formazza Agricola. Take a break from Formazza with a short trip to Premia Terme in Premia, about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alpe Bettelmatt.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Formazza online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Formazza in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Stresa in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Formazza: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vercelli.
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Vercelli — 4 nights

Vercelli , is a city and comune of 46.552 inhabitants in the Province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. Explore hidden gems such as Castello e Parco di Masino and Parco della Burcina. Basilica di Sant'Andrea and Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Vercelli: Sacro Monte di Crea (in Serralunga di Crea), Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere (in Netro) and Forte di Gavi (in Gavi). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Gaudenzio and explore the world behind art at Museo del Tesoro del Duomo.

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You can drive from Formazza to Vercelli in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Formazza in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vercelli: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Alba.
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Alba — 5 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello di Serralunga d'Alba and Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva. Step off the beaten path and head to Langhe landscapes UNESCO and Marchesi di Barolo - Sede legale, magazzini e spedizioni. Get out of town with these interesting Alba side-trips: Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti) and Contratto (in Canelli). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Travel Langhe Wine Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, learn about winemaking at Agricola Gian Piero Marrone, and get great views at Belvedere di La Morra.

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Drive from Vercelli to Alba in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Alba are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Cuneo.
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Cuneo — 5 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Cave Bossea. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello della Manta and Museo Civico Casa Cavassa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cuneo: Spas (in Lurisia), Giardini del Belvedere (in Mondovi) and Chiesa di San Fiorenzo (in Bastia Mondovi). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Galimberti, get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, steep yourself in history at Castello di Fossano, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cuneo itinerary planner.

Drive from Alba to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Cuneo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turin.
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Turin — 10 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Gran Madre di Dio. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa della Regina and Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Saint Secondo (in Cortazzone), Basilica of John Bosco (in Asti) and Associazione Centro Cicogne E Anatidi (in Racconigi). Dedicate the 15th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Quadrilatero Romano, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, examine the collection at Il Bucintoro dei Savoia, and contemplate the long history of Piazza Carignano.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turin day 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 June, plan for a bit cooler days in Turin, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train 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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