Thursday, January 20, 2022

What to do and see in Piedmont

Mountains, lakes, castles, historic houses, religious buildings, fortresses … all this and much more is part of the cultural, artistic and landscape heritage of Piedmont, a region rich in many places to discover and admire. In addition of course to the city of Turin with its museums, squares, historic buildings and cultural events, the Piedmont region offers many other attractions scattered throughout the territory that undoubtedly deserve to be seen at least once.In Piedmont there is so much to discover. Among the places to visit we will tell you what to see in Piedmont absolutely during your trip. Piedmont is a region rich in places to discover and fall in love with: here you will find lakes, mountains, small villages, large cities, antiquity and modernity. In short, in Piedmont, any type of tourist or traveler would satisfy his thirst for discovery.

Sanctuary of Oropa

Located on the Sacro Monte di Oropa, a Unesco heritage site since 2003, the Sanctuary of Oropa is certainly one of the must-see attractions in Piedmont. The building, according to the tradition desired by Sant’Eusebio in the 4th century, consists of an Ancient Basilica, the New Basilica, the Museum of Treasures, the Royal Apartment, the Sacro Monte, the Meteorosismic Observatory, the Library and the buildings for pilgrims. To see the Gothic statue of the Black Madonna of 1300. All set in the splendid landscape of the Biellese Prealps at 1,159 meters high.

Sacra di San Michele

The Sacra di San Michele with its Guest House, the New Monastery, the New Church and the Bell’Alda tower is certainly one of the most mysterious and magical places in all of Piedmont. In addition to its artistic and architectural beauty and its history, the Sacra is famous as it is considered by esoteric experts one of the three points of an energy line (with Mont Saint Michel in France and Monte Sant’Angelo in Puglia ). In short, a place full of charm and mystery, absolutely worth seeing.

Royal Palace of Venaria

Imposing, sumptuous, regal… the Savoy residence in the municipality of Venaria Reale a few kilometers from Turin is certainly one of the major attractions of Piedmont. Admiring its beautiful rooms, the wonderful setting of the Juvarriane stables, the temporary exhibitions, the Garden of Flowers and Roses and the area of the groves, we are sure that you will be amazed.

Orta San Giulio

A small village of medieval origins that extends for the most part on the shores of Lake Orta and for another part in the middle of the lake itself (San Giulio island). Here you can get lost in the small alleys, admire enchanted landscapes and visit the various tourist attractions present. Reading it is not enough, to experience the magical atmosphere of this small Piedmont village you need to spend at least one day there

Take a Wine tour

One of the best things to do in Piedmont is a Wine tour, it will give you the opportunity to taste the best wines of Piedmont, one of the most beautiful tours is the Langhe Wine Tours. This experience is very interesting and recommended.

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