Sidebar Menu

Piedmont places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Piedmont region. See also our Piedmont travel guide.

photo of Alba

Alba

The historic centre of Alba has several medieval towers and monuments of interest
See guide

photo of Arona

Arona

Arona is a much-visited resort on the south-west shore of Lake Maggiore in the Piedmont region
See guide

photo of Avigliana

Avigliana

Highlights in Avigliana include the Egyptian museum and the nearby Abbey Sacra di San Michelle
See guide

photo of Borromean islands

Borromean islands

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

photo of Bossea Caves

Bossea Caves

The caves at Bossea are quite extensive and even include an underground river!
See guide

photo of Cannero Riviera

Cannero Riviera

Cannero Riviera is a small resort with a pretty promenade and harbour on Lake Maggiore
See guide

 
Advertisement
 
photo of Cannobio

Cannobio

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

photo of Casale Monferrato

Casale Monferrato

The fortress and cathedral are the principal highlights in the historic centre of Casale Monferrato
See guide

photo of Cuneo

Cuneo

Cuneo is a pleasant mountain town often used as a base for exploring the surrounding forested river valleys
See guide

photo of Domodossola

Domodossola

Explore the town of Domodossola or use it as a base for taking the scenic railway to Locarno
See guide

photo of Isola Bella

Isola Bella

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

photo of Isola dei Pescatori

Isola dei Pescatori

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

photo of Isola Madre

Isola Madre

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

photo of Ivrea

Ivrea

Ivrea has much to discover including the cathedral and some ancient Roman ruins
See guide

photo of Lake Orta

Lake Orta

Lake Orta with the island of Isola San Giulio and village of Orta San giulio together make a very picturesque small lake
See guide

 
Advertisement
 
photo of Mondovi

Mondovi

On the southern edge of the mountains in Piedmont, Mondovi has lovely views and several interesting churches
See guide

photo of Novara

Novara

The basilica and the ancient baptistry are among the highlights in the historic old town of Novara
See guide

photo of Orta San Giulio

Orta San Giulio

The village of Orta San Giulio is a beautiful village on the east shores of Lake Orta
See guide

photo of Parco Pallavicino

Parco Pallavicino

Parco Pallavicino is a park with a villa and zoo on the edge of Stresa and on the shore of Lake maggiore
See guide

photo of Pinerolo

Pinerolo

The cathedral is just one of the places of interest in Pinerolo near Turin
See guide

photo of Sacro Monte di Oropa

Sacro Monte di Oropa

The Sanctuary of Oropa is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Italy
See guide

photo of Saluzzo

Saluzzo

Saluzzo has an extensive historic centre which is very interesting to explore
See guide

photo of Staffarda Abbey

Staffarda Abbey

The Staffarda Abbey, founded in the 12th century, is one of the most complete monastic complexes in Italy
See guide

photo of Stresa

Stresa

Stresa, on the western side of Lake Maggiore, is the main resort for visitors to the lake
See guide

photo of Stupinigi

Stupinigi

Built as a hunting lodge, the 18th century Stupinigi Palace is a very extensive palace and gardens
See guide

photo of Superga

Superga

The Basilica of Superga is an imposing baroque style basilica with far reaching views across Turin
See guide

photo of Susa

Susa

Susa is visited for the ancient Roman monuments and for the proximity to very lovely mountain scenery
See guide

photo of Turin

Turin

Turin is one of the most visited and most interesting cities in northern Italy with many notable monuments
See guide

photo of Varallo

Varallo

Varallo is visited for the Sacro Monte di Varallo basilica and extensive series of chapels
See guide

photo of Verbania

Verbania

Verbania, on the Borromean Gulf of Lake Maggiore, is famous for the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto
See guide

Back To Top