Piedmont Area

Located in northwest Italy and surrounded by alpine splendor on three sides, Piedmont beckons. Here you will find: Amazing EnoGastronomy – From famed wines of Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, and Asti to delicious white truffles, hazelnuts, chocolate, cheeses, and rice varieties, this region is a food lover’s paradise. Religious and pilgrimage sites – Tour centuries-old sanctuaries and experience La Passione Di Cristo in Sordevolo (The Passion of Christ) that is performed every five years Cultural experiences – Cooking class programs, wine tastings in world-renown vineyards, regal castles, celebrated restaurants, and international museums bring the culture of Piedmont to you.

Breathtaking landscape, year round– Ideal for outdoor lovers, Piedmont boasts more than 50 ski resorts where alpine sports of every kind are enjoyed throughout the snowy season. In the warmer months, hiking adventures abound.

With all of this and so much more, the options are virtually endless.

PIEDMONT AT-A-GLANCE
Piedmont’s fantastic shopping, gastronomy, wines, castles, culture, and rich history make it a premier travel destination.

Here you can discover inspirational sites of religious, historical, and modern importance including: the Sanctuary of Graglia and the Sanctuary of Oropa; Biella's Roman Baptistery dating from early 11th century; the Ricetto di Candelo, a medieval fortified village built between the 13th and 14th centuries whose cellars once stored grains and wine and today house modern-day artists’ studios, wine shops, and restaurants.

In the spectacular city of Turin, see the famous Shroud of Turin resides, visit Eataly—an outstanding fine foods venue where you can dine on and shop for gastronomic delights—or tour the Fiat factory to learn about Turin’s earliest Italian automotive industries.

























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