40 days in Piedmont Itinerary

40 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Piedmont trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
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Turin
— 15 nights
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Cuneo
— 5 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 8 nights
Drive
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Orta San Giulio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Biella
— 6 nights
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Turin

— 15 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Cumiana (Team Adventure & Zoom Torino), Santuario della Madonna dei Laghi o dei Cappuccini (in Avigliana) and Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin vacation maker app.

Rome to Turin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In March, Turin is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cuneo.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cuneo: Saluzzo (Chiesa San Giovanni & Villa Belvedere), Castello della Manta (in Manta) and Calzature Kur & Kamina (in Savigliano). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico, examine the collection at Ecomuseo Della Resistenza, get engrossed in the history at Complesso Museale "Cav. G. Avena", and get outside with La Casa del Fiume.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cuneo trip planner.

Drive from Turin to Cuneo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cuneo are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Cuneo

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Alba

— 8 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alba: Distilleria Castelli Giuseppe (in Cortemilia), Castello di Racconigi (in Racconigi) and Costigliole d'Asti (Boeri Vini, Azienda Agricola But di Meistro Flavio, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, head outdoors with Strada Panoramica tra Cuccaro Monferrato e Lu, and learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Alba trip maker site.

You can drive from Cuneo to Alba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Alba

Wineries · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio

— 5 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Orta San Giulio: Varallo (Chiesa di San Marco Varallo & Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie), Safari Park (in Pombia) and Museo d'Arte Religiosa Padre Augusto Mozzetti di Oleggio (in Oleggio). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Orta, explore the ancient world of Chiesa San Martino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte di Orta, and pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio della Visitazione di Maria ad Elisabetta.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orta San Giulio road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Alba to Orta San Giulio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Orta San Giulio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Biella.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Biella

— 6 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. Explore Biella's surroundings by going to Nella Cioccolata (in Ivrea), Castello e Parco di Masino (in Caravino) and Vercelli (Chiesa di Sant'Anna, Chiesa di San Cristoforo, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, admire the striking features of Castello dei Fieschi di Zumaglia, see the interesting displays at Falseum - Museo del Falso e dell'Inganno, and relax and rejuvenate at Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Biella itinerary planner.

Drive from Orta San Giulio to Biella in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Biella can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biella

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

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.