10 days in Piedmont Itinerary

10 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Drive
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Vercelli
— 1 night
Drive
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Alba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cuneo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turin
— 3 nights
Fly

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Vercelli

— 1 night
Vercelli , is a city and comune of 46.552 inhabitants in the Province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. On the 8th (Thu), learn about winemaking at La Bottega dl'Uisot and then explore the historical opulence of Castello e Parco di Masino. Keep things going the next day: stop by Krumiri Rossi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato), then make a trip to Comunità Ebraica di Casale Monferrato, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vercelli day trip planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Vercelli is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Zurich in October, you will find days in Vercelli are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Alba.

Things to do in Vercelli

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Alba

— 3 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Langhe landscapes UNESCO and Castello Reale di Pollenzo. Step out of Alba to go to Asti and see Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Centro Storico, enjoy unforgettable views with In Balloon Exclusive Flights, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and learn about winemaking at Cascina Sot.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Alba driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Vercelli to Alba in 1.5 hours. In October in Alba, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cuneo.

Things to do in Alba

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cuneo

— 2 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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza Galimberti, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, then explore the historical opulence of Castello della Manta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Calzature Kur & Kamina, make a trip to Chiesa San Giovanni, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini del Belvedere, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cuneo online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Alba to Cuneo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Cuneo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Colline di Torino and Palazzo Carignano. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turin travel planner.

Getting from Cuneo to Turin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cuneo in October, plan for little chillier days in Turin, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Piedmont travel guide

4.3
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.