15 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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Turin
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pontechianale
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ceresole Reale
— 1 night
Drive
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Biella
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stresa
— 1 night
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Turin — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino), Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin trip maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Turin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Turin, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pontechianale.
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Pontechianale — 2 nights

Pontechianale is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70km southwest of Turin and about 50km northwest of Cuneo, on the border with France.Pontechianale borders the following municipalities: Bellino, Casteldelfino, Crissolo, Oncino (Italy), Molines-en-Queyras, Ristolas, Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye, and Saint-Véran (France). Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the activities along Lago Nero, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Pontechianale, and then make a trip to Colle dell'Agnello. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturale della Rocca di Cavour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Montebracco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrocchiale di Elva, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant Antonio, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Costume e dell'Artigianato Tessile.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Pontechianale day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Turin to Pontechianale takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Alba.
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Alba — 3 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Change things up with these side-trips from Alba: La Bollente (in Acqui Terme) and Serravalle Designer Outlet (in Serravalle Scrivia). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes, learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and indulge your senses at Travel Langhe Wine Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alba trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Pontechianale to Alba by car takes about 2 hours. July in Alba sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ceresole Reale.
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Ceresole Reale — 1 night

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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Giro Lago, then explore the activities along Laghetti di Bellagarda, and then take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ceresole Reale trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Alba to Ceresole Reale takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Biella.
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Biella — 3 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Biella: Orta San Giulio (Palazzotto della Comunita, Lake Orta, &more), Chiesa San Martino (in Gattico) and Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Varallo). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli, indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere, find something for the whole family at L'Arcobaleno Area Giochi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Oropa.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Biella trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ceresole Reale to Biella in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Biella can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Stresa.
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Stresa — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, then head off the coast to Isola Bella, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of San Carlone.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Stresa trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Biella to Stresa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Stresa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Piedmont travel guide

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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.
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