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Sightseeing in Piedmont - what to see. Complete travel guide

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, that’s why local landscapes are so different. Some part of Lake Maggiore is situated in Piemonte, which is famous for its exquisite resorts. The administrative center of the province is Turin. In 2006, this picturesque city was the site of the Olympic Games. To get acquainted with the history of the region, it is worth to visit the most attractive cities; each of them has a plenty of cultural and historical monuments.
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
The main attraction of Ivrea is medieval Duomo di Ivrea; Basilica di Sant'Andrea is located in Vercelli. Oleggio is famous for its beautiful temples in the Romanesque style; one of outstanding natural attractions, Lake Orta, is situated in its suburbs. Fans of nightlife and shopping have to spend more time in Turin. Attractive vintage cafes and retail shops situated next to new buildings are its hallmarks. This contrast gives the city a special charm. Vacationers prefer to walk in local parks and shopping centers; at nightfall most tourists move to local discos and bars. Turin is very interesting at night.
Ecotourism fans should definitely see the local lake. In addition to Lago Maggiore, there is Mergozzo d'Orta Lake famous for its marvelous scenery. The most prestigious hotels and resorts are situated on its banks; noblemen preferred visiting these places in the late 19th century. Large hotels surrounded by parks, great beaches and rich woods help to relax after the fuss of the city. Copyright
Main culinary features of the region are chocolate, fine wine and white truffles, which are the most expensive and rare mushrooms in the world. Truffles attract numerous gourmets to this … Open
Local resorts have become a permanent venue for various cultural activities: music concerts, festivals and sport events. It’s worth noting that Lake Maggiore resorts offer a wide range of sports entertainment. There are golf courses, tennis courts, riding schools and beaches equipped for water sports. Piemonte has everything you need for a good rest.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Piedmont
♥   Castle 'Castle of Rivoli' Rivoli, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Venaria Reale' Turin, 12.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Orino Castle' Orino, 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Palazzo Madama' Turin, 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Moncalieri' Moncalieri, 14.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Piedmont
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Queyras' , 65.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 131.9 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

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