If you are planning a tour of Europe why not consider the Piedmont region of northern Italy? Depending on your specific interests, this beautiful area might be an ideal vacation spot for you. You can get classic Italian food, and wash it down with fine local wine. Some parts of Piedmont haven’t yet been discovered by tourists. This short article presents Turin, the capital and largest city of the Piedmont. A companion article presents the rest of the Piedmont region.


Turin Italy

Turin Italy

Piedmont means foot of the mountains, and that describes the area perfectly. Turin, in the center of Piedmont, is pretty well surrounded by hills and by mountains such as the Alps. The Piedmont climate is continental especially in the plains.


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