Visit Piedmont: tourism and highlights

Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Piedmont with full reviews on Italy This Way...

Alba

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The historic centre of Alba has several medieval towers and monuments of interest [...]

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Arona (Novara Province)

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Arona is a much-visited resort on the south-west shore of Lake Maggiore in the Piedmont region [...]

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Avigliana

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Highlights in Avigliana include the Egyptian museum and the nearby Abbey Sacra di San Michelle [...]

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Borromean islands (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province)

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The Borromean Islands, in the centre of Lake Maggiore, feature lovely villas and gardens and are a highlight of a visit to Maggiore [...]

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Bossea Caves

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The caves at Bossea are quite extensive and even include an underground river! [...]

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Cannero Riviera (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province)

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Cannero Riviera is a small resort with a pretty promenade and harbour on Lake Maggiore [...]

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Cannobio (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province)

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In Cannobio, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, you can enjoy the lakeside promenade and beach, and a scenic historic old town [...]

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Casale Monferrato

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The fortress and cathedral are the principal highlights in the historic centre of Casale Monferrato [...]

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Cuneo

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Cuneo is a pleasant mountain town often used as a base for exploring the surrounding forested river valleys [...]

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Domodossola

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Explore the town of Domodossola or use it as a base for taking the scenic railway to Locarno [...]

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Isola Bella

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Isola Bella, one of the Borromean islands in Lake Maggiore, is best known for its extraordinary Palazzo Borromeo and gardens [...]

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Isola dei Pescatori

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The Isola dei Pescatori is one of the Borromean Islands of Lake Maggiore, and has a traditional fishing village to explore [...]

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Isola Madre

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Isola Madre, one of the Borromean islands of Lake Maggiore, has a villa and extensive English style gardens to explore [...]

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Ivrea

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Ivrea has much to discover including the cathedral and some ancient Roman ruins [...]

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Lake Orta

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Lake Orta with the island of Isola San Giulio and village of Orta San giulio together make a very picturesque small lake [...]

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Mondovi

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On the southern edge of the mountains in Piedmont, Mondovi has lovely views and several interesting churches [...]

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Novara

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The basilica and the ancient baptistry are among the highlights in the historic old town of Novara [...]

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Orta San Giulio (Novara Province)

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The village of Orta San Giulio is a beautiful village on the east shores of Lake Orta [...]

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Parco Pallavicino

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Parco Pallavicino is a park with a villa and zoo on the edge of Stresa and on the shore of Lake maggiore [...]

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Pinerolo

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The cathedral is just one of the places of interest in Pinerolo near Turin [...]

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Sacro Monte di Oropa

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The Sanctuary of Oropa is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Italy [...]

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Saluzzo

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Saluzzo has an extensive historic centre which is very interesting to explore [...]

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Staffarda Abbey

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The Staffarda Abbey, founded in the 12th century, is one of the most complete monastic complexes in Italy [...]

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Stresa (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province)

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Stresa, on the western side of Lake Maggiore, is the main resort for visitors to the lake [...]

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Stupinigi

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Built as a hunting lodge, the 18th century Stupinigi Palace is a very extensive palace and gardens [...]

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Superga

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The Basilica of Superga is an imposing baroque style basilica with far reaching views across Turin [...]

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Susa

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Susa is visited for the ancient Roman monuments and for the proximity to very lovely mountain scenery [...]

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Turin

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Turin is one of the most visited and most interesting cities in northern Italy with many notable monuments [...]

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Varallo

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Varallo is visited for the Sacro Monte di Varallo basilica and extensive series of chapels [...]

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Verbania (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province)

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Verbania, on the Borromean Gulf of Lake Maggiore, is famous for the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto [...]

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