It is a region of northwestern Italy, bordering on Switzerland and France.
As the name suggests, Piedmont is the land of the mountains: it is surrounded on three sides by the alpine chain, which here includes the highest peaks and the largest glaciers of Italy.
Monviso, the Piedmont slope of Monte Rosa and the other spectacular reliefs offer landscapes of singular beauty; There are also numerous ski areas, including the Milky Way and Sestriere, which welcome winter sports enthusiasts with their latest equipment.
In the background of the Alps are opening large and picturesque valleys, including Val di Susa, Valsesia and the Val d’Ossola.
Very different but equally characteristic is the panorama of the Langhe and the Monferrato: a succession of hills cultivated on vineyards, dotted with villages and castles.
Mirrors of water and rice paddies, long rows of poplars and ancient farms are the typical scenery of the plains extending in Novara and Vercelli.
The tourist destination for excellence is Lake Maggiore, with Stresa and the Borromean Islands, enchanting landscapes that house old villas surrounded by English parks.
But nature is just one of the many attractions of Piedmont.
Many others are the faces of the region: from Turin – the Italian capital of the car – with its history and its remarkable artistic heritage, to other cities, to various historical centers including Cherasco, Alba and Ivrea.
And then, the charming medieval castles, among which stands the imposing castle of Ivrea, the precious architecture, including the famous Sabaude Residences and the Sacred Mountains.
Acqui Terme and Vinadio, historical spa resorts, provide treatments and treatments for a stay of well-being and relaxation.
Discoveries and surprises of all kinds await visitors, including a wide range of gastronomic offerings that can satisfy all tastes.
The provinces are: Turin (capital), Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Cuneo, Novara, Verbano Cusio Ossola, Vercelli.