Piedmont is a region in the northwest of Italy, next to the border with France. The main city is Turin, which was host to the 2006 Winter Olympic Games. Piedmont is surrounded on three sides by the Alps, including the Monviso, where the Po River rises, and the Monte Rosa.
Popular destinations: Turin, Biella and Asti
Turin, a large city of about one million inhabitants, is set in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean sea.