Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Piedmont1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Piedmont with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Piedmont areaThis Piedmont map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Piedmont and surroundings
Italy - moving around the countryIn large cities such as Milan or Rome, you will find an underground metro. You can buy tickets in kiosks or inside the subway. At peak hours, trains run every two to three minutes. At other times and on weekends, the frequency of the underground transport can vary within 7 minutes. The fare in most of Rome’s subway lines is approximately 2 euros. The quality of the road surface in Italy is at a very high level. Therefore, quite often, tourists decide to rent a car. It can be selected in advance before arriving in Italy, or on the spot. A one-day car rental at the airport in Milan will cost at least 80 euros. Please note that many autobahns in the country are on a paid basis. The average fare is 30 euros. An alternative will be to travel by bike. In large cities, you will find bicycle paths of quite decent quality which are laid along all the central roads of the city. Also quite a popular mode of transportation is suburban trains and international trains. There are even high-speed passenger express trains. The fare depends on the class of the train and the distance of the trip. … Open
Nature and parks of ItalyVesuvius National Park located east of Naples, is a zone of enormous significance both historically and geologically. Throughout the park, research work is still ongoing. The park, named after one of Europe's most famous and active volcanoes, became a haven for six hundred and ten species of plants, with forty percent of them originating from the Mediterranean. More than a hundred species of birds live in the green zone, the number of which increases during the migratory season. Above the blooming fields flutter large, bright colored butterflies, thereby betraying the special charm of the park. A funicular and a trail for backpackers are laid to the crater of Vesuvius. … Open
Photogallery of Piedmont sights
Our guide to Piedmont
Traditions and mentality of Piedmont
Every June, a very interesting historical festival featuring unique medieval atmosphere is held in Canelli. Last years, so-called knight clubs from various European countries have taken part in the festival. Among the winter holidays, the Carnival is worth noting; it is held in the picturesque town of Ivrea. The culmination of a colorful and noisy carnival is the Battle of the Oranges; locals revere an uprising that … Open
Travel guide to Piedmont
In the region, there are wonderful thermal resorts. There is the resort of Arvie Terme in the immediate surroundings of Alessandria. Not only valuable thermal springs, but also some of healing muds were found here. Now, there are modern wellness centers at the resort that are perfect for family recreation. In the surroundings of Asti, there is the resort of Agliano Terme that is famous for special mineral water … Open
Advices for travellers
2. In addition to exquisite truffle oil and wine, chocolate products remain common souvenirs. Alba is the center of chocolate production; the famous Nutella spread is produced there. Interesting specialty stores can be found not only in Alba, but also in other cities of the region. 3. Travelers who are lucky enough to visit Roero hills in late summer have to look into one of the local villages. At this time, local … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Typical national food offered by all the local restaurants is agnolotti. This dish resembles ravioli with its appearance; agnolotti are cooked with a variety of fillings, including meat, ricotta, spinach and other vegetables. Fans of meat treats would like Brasato al Barolo. It is an impressive piece of meat on the bone stewed in red Barolo wine for several hours; the taste of the dish turns truly unique. Bollito … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Experienced athletes and those who are just starting to learn the basics of skiing are recommended to visit the region of Val di Susa. It combines several attractive towns with a huge number of tracks, among which there are zones of different levels of complexity. Here there is also a popular Milky Way ski area, where the best athletes of the world competed in 2006. Thrifty travelers are recommended to choose Limone … Open
Cultural excursion through Piedmont - things to see
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 … Open