While staying in Turin for attending the olympic games, people could consider day trips to other destinations in Piedmont.
Below, some ideas for excursions to the Piedmont’s countryside.
around 50km east of Turin, in the Monferrato area, important center for the highly rated wines produced in the surroundings, such as Dolcetto, Barbera, Grignolino.
Among the things to see in Asti: Cathedral, Battistero S.Pietro, Archeological museum, Palazzo Alfieri.
20km south of Asti, most important center for the production of Moscato wine
• Nizza Monferrato
close to Canelli, is another important center for wine production. Suggested visits to local wineries.
around 60km west of Turin, we suggest to visit the romanic cathedral and Arco Augusto
around 35km south-west of Turin, just few min. by train; things to see: National Museum Arma di Cavalleria, the gothic cathedral, Madonna d. Grazie sanctuary.
• Perosa Argentina
smal center close to Pinerolo, renowed for the appreciated honey producted in the area
(to be continued)