19 days in Piedmont Itinerary

19 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont holiday planner

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Stresa
— 4 nights
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Formazza
— 2 nights
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Biella
— 4 nights
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Ceresole Reale
— 3 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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Orta and L'Arcobaleno Area Giochi. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Safari Park (in Pombia), Orta San Giulio (Piazza Motta, San Giulio Island, &more) and Gozzano (Basilica Di San Giuliano & Chiesa di Santa Maria di Luzzara). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Palazzo Borromeo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Mergozzo, pause for some photo ops at Statue of San Carlone, and stroll through Riserva Naturale Speciale di Fondotoce.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stresa attractions app.

Oslo, Norway to Stresa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in July; daily highs in Stresa reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Formazza.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Formazza

— 2 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. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Toggia, then make a trip to Riale, then explore the activities along Lago di Morasco, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Toce. On your second day here, explore the activities along Lago del Vannino, then admire the engineering at Lago dei Sabbioni, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alpe Bettelmatt.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Formazza trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Stresa to Formazza in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Stresa in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Formazza, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Biella.

Things to do in Formazza

Parks · Nature

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. Bring the kids along to Il Rifugio degli Asinelli and Parco Avventura Veglio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biella: Lago di Viverone (in Viverone), Chiesa dei Ss. Pietro e Giorgio (in Rosazza) and Alagna Valsesia (Parco dell'Alta Valsesia & Museo Etnografico Walser). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Bungee Center Veglio, play a few rounds at Tenuta Castello - Golf Club Cerrione, stroll through Valchiusella, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Mucrone.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Biella trip planner.

Drive from Formazza to Biella in 2.5 hours. In July, Biella is a bit warmer than Formazza - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ceresole Reale.

Things to do in Biella

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ceresole Reale

— 3 nights
Ceresole Reale is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley, on the border with France.Ceresole Reale borders the following municipalities: Bonneval-sur-Arc (France), Groscavallo, Noasca, Rhêmes-Notre-Dame, Val-d'Isère (France), and Valsavarenche. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ceresole Reale: Formaggeria Alpi Graie (in Cantoira) and Lago di Malciaussia (in Usseglio). Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Gran Paradiso National Park. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet and explore the activities along Lago Serru.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ceresole Reale trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Biella to Ceresole Reale in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Ceresole Reale

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Turin

— 5 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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Zoom Torino (in Cumiana), Pista Ciclabile Airasca - Moretta (in Airasca) and Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Ceresole Reale to Turin in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.