Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 European Sampler, 4 weeks, 6 countries?
  2. 2 Champs Elysee: worth an afternoon or too tacky?
  3. 3 Croatia, Slovenia & Bosnia Itinerary Feedback
  4. 4 Bus Nice Airport to Frejus
  5. 5 Day trips from milano and torino december 2017
  6. 6 CENAZ airport shuttle - Prague?
  7. 7 Paris to Bordeaux
  8. 8 Paris and England, 14 days on the ground
  9. 9 What's the hotel policy regarding bringing in guests to your room?
  10. 10 Andalucia Spain
  11. 11 Coastal daytrip from Dartmoor Park
  12. 12 What's it like staying in a big agriturismo-like complex?
  13. 13 Best boutique hotel in London for honeymoon
  14. 14 Trip Report MaiTaiTom Gets The Royal Treatment…Two Weeks Exploring London and Scotland
  15. 15 Anyone have a pocket wifi for international travel?
  16. 16 Trip Report Bastille Day Fireworks, Paris
  17. 17 8 days in Ireland -- where to go??!!
  18. 18 Barcelona - places to stay
  19. 19 Trip Report My delightful sampling of Switzerland’s gems, with many thanks
  20. 20 2 days in Amsterdam after river cruise
  21. 21 Christmas Markets 2017
  22. 22 Language to use in Belgium
  23. 23 Private Ephesus Tour Companies
  24. 24 Istanbul at Easter
  25. 25 Palermo Apartment
View next 25 » Back to the top

Please Help with Trip to the Piedmont

Jump to last reply

My husband and I (early 60's) are planning a Slow Travel type trip to the Piedmont region of Italy. We have visited Italy several times and now we want to concentrate on the Piedmont particularly for the wines.

We will have about 3 weeks to see Turin, the wine villages and the lakes -- we loved Lake Como and now want to see Lake Maggiore and Lake d'Orta. Would love suggestions on what to see and how best to structure this trip.

Here is a very rough plan:

Turin -- 1 week, lots of museums etc. that we want to see, includes day trips to Fenestrelle Fortress and also Aosta

Piedmont wine villages -- rent a car and base ourselves in Alba for 1 week to visit wineries and villages at a slow pace

The Lakes -- return car and take public transportation, base ourselves in Stresa for 1 week to see the islands and villas, take a day trip to Locarno

It seems that Milan would be the best airport to fly home. Is there any public transportation from Stresa to Malpensa airport? We would prefer not to spend a night in Milan since we have visited there several times.

Greatly appreciate any suggestions on B&Bs, wineries, logistics etc. Thanks!

44 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement