13 days in Piedmont Itinerary

13 days in Piedmont Itinerary

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13 days in Piedmont Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Varallo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Formazza
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Vercelli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Saluzzo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Vicoforte
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Turin
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Bucharest

1
night
Varallo

Varallo ©
To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Varallo road trip planning tool .

Bucharest, Romania to Varallo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Varallo. July in Varallo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Formazza.

Things to do in Varallo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santuario di Sant'Euseo
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Varallo ©
Varallo
Sacro Monte ©
Sacro Monte
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

1
night
Formazza

Formazza ©
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 21st (Sun), explore the activities along Lago Nero, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Morasco, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Toce.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Formazza trip builder .

Getting from Varallo to Formazza by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Varallo in July, you will find days in Formazza are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Vercelli.

Things to do in Formazza

Nature Parks
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Cascata del Toce ©
Cascata del Toce
Lago di Morasco ©
Lago di Morasco
Lago Nero ©
Lago Nero

2
nights
Vercelli

Vercelli ©
Vercelli , is a city and comune of 46.552 inhabitants in the Province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Principato di Lucedio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Camino, then do a tasting at Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Cristoforo. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Basilica di Sant'Andrea, make a trip to Castello Visconteo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Gaudenzio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello e Parco di Masino, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Mazzini (o del Cavallo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Vercelli road trip planner .

You can drive from Formazza to Vercelli in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Formazza in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Vercelli: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Saluzzo.

Things to do in Vercelli

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Casale Monferrato, Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara, Principato di Lucedio, Castello e Parco di Masino, Basilica di San Gaudenzio
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Basilica di Sant'Andrea ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea
Castello e Parco di Masino ©
Castello e Parco di Masino

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nights
Saluzzo

Saluzzo ©
Saluzzo is a town and former principality in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont region, Italy.The city of Saluzzo is built on a hill overlooking a vast, well-cultivated plain. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario di San Magno and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda. Explore hidden gems such as Casa Cavassa Museo Civico and Santuario di Sant'Anna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saluzzo: Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Fiorenzo (in Vinadio), Castello dei Principi d'Acaja (in Fossano) and Cuneo (Piazza Galimberti & Centro storico). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello della Manta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and take in the views from Ponte Tibetano Cesana Claviere.

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Traveling by car from Vercelli to Saluzzo takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Saluzzo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vicoforte.

Things to do in Saluzzo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vinadio, Cuneo, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Castello di Serralunga d'Alba, Castello della Manta
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Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda ©
Castello della Manta ©
Castello della Manta
Castello di Serralunga d'Alba ©
Castello di Serralunga d'Alba

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night
Vicoforte

Vicoforte ©
On the 27th (Sat), stroll through Giardini del Belvedere, head outdoors with Funicolare, pause for some serene contemplation at Pieve di San Maurizio, Head underground at Grotta di Bossea, then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis.

To see maps and other tourist information, read Vicoforte online travel planner .

You can drive from Saluzzo to Vicoforte in an hour. July in Vicoforte sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Vicoforte

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mondovi, Pieve di San Maurizio, Cave Bossea
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Cave Bossea ©
Cave Bossea
Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis ©
Giardini del Belvedere ©
Giardini del Belvedere

4
nights
Turin

Turin ©
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 Forte Bramafam and Museo del Carcere Le Nuove. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Il Bucintoro dei Savoia and Castello di Aglie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Forte di Gavi (in Gavi), Colle del Nivolet (in Ceresole Reale) and Arona (Chiesa di San Giuseppe & Parco della Rocca Borromea). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Maria del Monte - Monte dei Cappuccini, steep yourself in history at Piazza Carignano, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Vicoforte to Turin in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Vicoforte in July, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Arona, Castello di Aglie, Forte di Gavi, Il Bucintoro dei Savoia, Colle del Nivolet
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Museo Forte Bramafam ©
Museo Forte Bramafam
Museo del Carcere Le Nuove ©
Museo del Carcere Le Nuove
Castello di Aglie ©
Castello di Aglie