60 days in Aosta & Piedmont Itinerary

60 days in Aosta & Piedmont Itinerary

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Aosta
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Biella
— 11 nights
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Fenestrelle
— 12 nights
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Turin
— 11 nights
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Loazzolo
— 11 nights
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Aosta

— 2 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Regionale, then steep yourself in history at Pont-Saint-Martin, and then see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Area Megalitica di Saint-Martin-de-Corleans, take an in-depth tour of Maison Bruil, examine the collection at MAV - Museo dell'Artigianato Valdostano di Tradizione, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Emile Chanoux.

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Nice, France to Aosta is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Biella.

Things to do in Aosta

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Biella

— 11 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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza Ducale and Ricetto di Candelo. Museum-lovers will appreciate M.A.C.I.S.T. - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Internazionale Senza Tendenze and Museo dello Spazzacamino. Change things up with these side-trips from Biella: Orta San Giulio (Villa Bossi, Basilica di San Giulio, &more), Varallo (Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie & Varallo) and Jewish Community House Monferrato (in Casale Monferrato). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Certosa di Pavia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Benedettina dei Santi Nazario e Celso, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Cavour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Biella trip maker.

Drive from Aosta to Biella in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Biella can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fenestrelle.

Things to do in Biella

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Fenestrelle

— 12 nights
Fenestrelle is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km west of Turin.It is the location of the Fenestrelle Fort, an alpine fortification which guarded the route between the Kingdom of France and the Duchy of Savoy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello della Manta and Chiesa di San Rocco. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Miradolo and Chiesa di Sant Antonio. Explore Fenestrelle's surroundings by going to Santa Maria del Monastero (in Manta), Susa (Anfiteatro Romano, Porta Savoia, &more) and San Giorio di Susa (in San Giorio di Susa). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Ecomuseo Feltrificio Crumiere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Donato, get engrossed in the history at La casa della Meridiana, and learn about winemaking at Casa Ronsil Wine.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fenestrelle travel route planner.

Getting from Biella to Fenestrelle by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Biella in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Fenestrelle, with highs around 42°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Fenestrelle

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Turin

— 11 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale del Cinema. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama). Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Pralormo (in Pralormo), Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art (in Rivoli) and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda (in Staffarda). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, and admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Fenestrelle to Turin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Loazzolo.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Loazzolo

— 11 nights
Loazzolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont (Regione Piemonte), located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 25km south of Asti.Loazzolo borders the following municipalities: Bubbio, Canelli, Cessole, Cossano Belbo, Monastero Bormida, Roccaverano, and Santo Stefano Belbo.A local wine, Loazzolo, is a two-year aged golden sweet yellow wine is produced in the municipality of Loazzolo with grapes from Moscato vineyards. You'll explore and learn at La Mecca - Museo del Videogioco and Fondazione Cesare Pavese. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello di Grinzane Cavour and Cittadella di Alessandria. Explore Loazzolo's surroundings by going to Basilica dei Fieschi (in Cogorno), Bobbio (Santuario di Santa Maria di Monte Penice & Abbazia di San Colombano) and Tempio della Fraternita (in Varzi). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, contemplate the long history of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and see the interesting displays at Camo Museo a Cielo Aperto.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Loazzolo tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Turin to Loazzolo in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Loazzolo are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vicoforte.

Things to do in Loazzolo

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Vicoforte

— 12 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis and Chocolate Museum. Castiglia Di Saluzzo and Centro Storico Badalucco will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Vicoforte side-trips: Forte Albertino (in Vinadio), Santuario di San Magno (in Castelmagno) and Ecomuseo della Pastorizia (in Pietraporzio).

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vicoforte travel route planner.

You can drive from Loazzolo to Vicoforte in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Vicoforte can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vicoforte

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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.