Piedmont, Italy – Travel and Tourism
Provinces: Torino, Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Cuneo, Ivrea, Novara, Verbania, Vercelli
This Region occupies a vast Alpine area containing Maritime, Cotian, Graian, Pennine Alps. It includes 2 large hilly areas, the Langhe and the Monferrato. Also, the Po river has its beginning in Piedmont and the whole region is crossed by many Alpine streams flowing into this river. The area is home to several alpine lakes. In the eastern part of this region, you will find two larger lakes, the Lago Maggiore and the Lago d’Orta.
Piedmont is located in the far north-west corner of Italy, surrounded by the Alps and contains a variety of landscapes.
Turin is the regional capital of this area and has a rich cultural history. The area was the home to the Savoys, the royal family that ruled from the 1870s till the late 1940s.
Turin, Italy – Travel and Tourism
The residences boast that Turin is the Paris of Italy and are very proud of their city. The town of Turin contains a main shopping street, Via Roma, which links the city’s favorite square, the Piazza San Carlo, with its baroque Palazzo Madama, which houses the Museum of Ancient Art, one of several nationally important museums in the city, and the Egyptian Museum, the 2nd biggest in the world after the one in Cairo, Egypt.
Langhe, Monferrato and Roero, Italy
These are located in the South of Piedmont. The hills of the Langhe district south of Alba carve-out a mindless route, uphill, downhill, and round the bends that form the boundaries of Piedmont’s best vineyards.