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Culture of Piedmont. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Il Po, la Gran Madre e la collina Piemonte is known to travelers as the location of major ski centers, the old wine-growing region and a unique cultural center. It is famous for its rich historical heritage and all travelers definitely have to get acquainted with it. The ancient city of Alessandria attracts fans of excursions, as a huge number of monuments of 12th-15th centuries have survived there. Among them there is the San Secondo d’Asti Church built ​​in the best traditions of the Gothic style, as well as the famous Trajan Tower and Renaissance palaces.
1. Despite the fact that Piemonte differs with magnificent climate and a huge choice of entertainment options, much of the travelers prefer to visit the region in winter; most tourists visit … Open
It will be interesting to walk around the charming alpine town of Alagna Valsesia. It was founded by immigrants from Germany; today, the main feature of the city is its unique architecture. There you can see amazing wooden houses with stone roofs and very large balconies representing typical houses of natives.
Biella has a world-class tourist attraction; we are talking about the unique complex of Sacro Monte di Oropa. Built in the early 17th century, it includes 12 chapels. Famous religious monuments, including the Cathedral of St. Eusebius are situated in Vercelli. The first religious building on its place was built in the 4th century. Today, the part of the old cathedral houses a library. Its collection is comparable to exposures of major museums; it includes unique manuscripts and copies of religious books. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Piemonte is one of the largest regions in Italy; the province is home to about 4.5 million people. The province covers a vast area from the Apennines to foothill areas of the Alps, … Open
The capital of the region, Turin, has remained one of the world's major centers of pilgrimage for many centuries. There, in Sidon Chapel, the unique religious artifact, the Shroud of Turin, is stored; annually it attracts hundreds of thousands of believers. Apart from the religious attractions, Turin is known for its unique Egyptian Museum. Its collection includes hundreds of archaeological artifacts, including the statue of Ramses II and a rich collection of papyri; the museum houses more than 30,000 artifacts. Those fond of natural attractions are sure to enjoy the picturesque province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola. Three magnificent lakes as well as a huge number of incredibly beautiful natural areas and reserves are situated there.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Piedmont and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Piedmont and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Piedmont
♥   Palace 'Palazzina di Stupinigi' Torino, 9.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Castello del Valentino' Torino, 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Carignano' Torino, 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Turin' Torino, 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Piedmont and around
♥   Art museum 'Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli' Turin, 12 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museo Egizio' Turin, 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Ancient Art' Turin, 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Galleria Sabauda' Turin, 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Piedmont
♥   Basilica del Corpus Domini, Torino, 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale Metropolitana di S. Giovanni Battista, Torino, 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sacra di San Michele, Sant’Ambrogio di Torino, 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Madonna delle Grazie di Superga, Torino, 20.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maurizio, Pinerolo, 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Donato, Pinerolo, 23.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Chiesa San Verano ad Abbadia Alpina, Pinerolo, 24.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Piedmont and near

Face Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
In the popular health resort Val d'Isere in France is the famous ski slope 'Face', which has been used for many years by experienced athletes from all over the world. The ski slope is 3000 meters, and the height difference between the start and end point is 972 meters. 'The black' slope is quite steep, its maximum slope reaches 63 degrees. … Read further
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Landmarks of culture on Piedmont map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Piedmont

Culture guide to Piedmont. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Piedmont: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Piedmont. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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