8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont holiday planner
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Make it your trip
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Turin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 1 night
Drive
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Barolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Orta San Giulio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venaria Reale
— 1 night
Drive

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Turin — 2 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.
You've now added Museo Nazionale del Cinema to your itinerary. On the 8th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata. On the next day, walk around Parco del Valentino, pause for some serene contemplation at Gran Madre di Dio, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and finally examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turin trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Alba.
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Alba — 1 night

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Maddalena, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): get into the urban bustle at Fondazione Ferrero, then learn about winemaking at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then contemplate the long history of La Bollente, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alba route builder tool.

You can drive from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Alba, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Barolo.
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Barolo — 1 night

Barolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno and then step into the grandiose world of Castello della Volta.

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Barolo is very close to Alba. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orta San Giulio.
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Orta San Giulio — 2 nights

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. To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Orta San Giulio route app.

Traveling by car from Barolo to Orta San Giulio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Orta San Giulio are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venaria Reale.
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Venaria Reale — 1 night

Sacra di San Michele has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): shop like a local with Reggia Di Reale, see the interesting displays at Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Di Nostra Signora di Lourdes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacra di San Michele.

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Getting from Orta San Giulio to Venaria Reale by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Orta San Giulio in November, Venaria Reale is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Piedmont travel guide

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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.
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