Why visit piemonte?

Piemonte is famous for its truffles, and there’s no better time to seek out the region’s famous whites, than in October, when gourmets and chefs from around the world descend on Alba for the annual White Truffle Fair (officially known as the Fiera Internazionale di Tartufo Bianco d’Alba).

What is the capital of Piemonte?

TurinPiedmont / Capital

Is Piedmont Italy safe?

Piedmont is generally a very safe place.

Is Piedmont worth visiting?

Known for its wines, food, truffles, chocolate, rolling hill views, Alpine scenery, and UNESCO-listed royal residences, Piedmont is a big, fascinating region yet an underrated one, so if you love discovering hidden gems as much as I do, it will not disappoint.

Are Piedmont and Piemonte the same?

The Piemonte, or Piedmont region, borders France in northwestern Italy. Piemonte is known for its wines and fall truffles, mountains with ski resorts in the west and north, and the city of Turin.

Why is Torino called Turin?

The name of the city itself – Turin, or Torino in Italian – comes from Celtic tau, which means mountain. The tribe of the Taurini conquered vast territories of France and Spain and then moved to the territory of modern Italy.

Is Turin safe at night?

Safety. The centre of Turin is generally one of the safest areas. Beware of the area beyond Corso Regina Margherita: from there you enter the so-called ‘Porta Palazzo’ district, you should definitely keep an eye out at night.

When should I go to Piedmont?

Spring: Experience bud break. If you are looking for great weather and fewer crowds try visiting Piedmont in the spring. Hotels and restaurants have re-opened for business and tour guides and producers are less busy so you get a little extra attention during your visits.

How do I get to Piedmont Italy?

The nearest airport to Piemonte is Turin (TRN) Airport which is 26.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Milan Malpensa (MXP) (88.1 km), Milan Linate (LIN) (115 km), Milan Bergamo (BGY) (154.2 km) and Nice (NCE) (165.8 km).

Is Piemonte wine good?

Of Italy’s 20 major wine regions, Piedmont ranks 6th in highest production volume. It’s known for high quality and produces more DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita — Italy’s top wine classification) designated wines than any other region.

What language is spoken in Turin?

Piedmontese language

Native to Italy
Region Northwest Italy: Piedmont Liguria Lombardy Aosta Valley
Native speakers 2,000,000 (2012)
Language family Indo-European Italic Romance Western Gallo-Romance Gallo-Italic Piedmontese