14 days in Piedmont Itinerary

14 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Stresa
— 2 nights
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Biella
— 3 nights
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Bardonecchia
— 2 nights
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Cuneo
— 3 nights
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Turin
— 3 nights
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Stresa

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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palazzo Borromeo and Chiesa dei S.S. Martiri. Get some historical perspective at Isola Bella and Sacro Monte di Orta. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: Parco Naturale dell'Alta Valle Antrona (in Antrona Schieranco), Lake Orta (in Orta San Giulio) and Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara (in Borgomanero). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinita, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrochiale dei Santi Gervaso e Protaso, and stop by Profumo di Stresa.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stresa holiday builder app.

Milan to Stresa is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Biella.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

3
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Biella

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. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie and Santuario di Oropa will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Sacro Monte and Castello e Parco di Masino. Explore Biella's surroundings by going to Castello di Roppolo (in Roppolo), Monastero Cluniacense S.S. Pietro e Paolo (in Castelletto Cervo) and Oasi Zegna (in Trivero). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Baraggia di Candelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Ss. Pietro e Giorgio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Comunita Monastica di Bose, and contemplate the long history of Ricetto di Candelo.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Biella trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Biella in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Bardonecchia.

Things to do in Biella

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

2
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Bardonecchia

Bardonecchia is an Italian town and comune located in the Metropolitan City of Turin, in the Piedmont region, in the western part of Susa Valley. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about all things military at Museo Forte Bramafam, then look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand, then identify plant and animal life at Valle Argentera, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturale Val Troncea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Susa Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia della Novalesa, then get great views at Forte Di Exilles, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Tibetano Cesana Claviere.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bardonecchia sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Biella to Bardonecchia takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Cuneo.

Things to do in Bardonecchia

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

3
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Cuneo

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 a sense of the local culture at Cantina Francesco Borgogno and Castello di Grinzane Cavour. Get some historical perspective at Castello della Manta and Confraternita della SS. Trinita. Explore Cuneo's surroundings by going to Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime (in Valdieri), Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar (in Villar San Costanzo) and Parco Naturale della Rocca di Cavour (in Cavour). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici, stroll around Pian del Re, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cuneo day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bardonecchia to Cuneo takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cuneo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Cuneo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

3
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Turin

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi. Venture out of the city with trips to Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino), Riserva Speciale Sacro Monte di Belmonte (in Valperga) and Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turin planner.

Traveling by car from Cuneo to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cuneo in August: highs in Turin hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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.