Piedmont Car Hire discover the land

Known mainly for the beauty of its capital city, Turin, and for the charm of its mountain destinations, Piedmont is also a region rich in art, nature and excellent food, which deserves to be explored in depth.

Characterised by a wide variety of landscapes, alternating high peaks with hills and beautiful lakes, and by the presence of cities of art and medieval villages of great charm, Piedmont is a perfect destination at any time of the year, and offers a holiday full of discovery and fun.

A holiday in Piedmont will conjure up strong emotions, and give you the opportunity to discover a land with a long winemaking tradition, with some of the most famous and prestigious wines produced here, such as Barolo, Asti Spumante and Dolcetto.

The cities of Piedmont where you can find Maggiore car rental locations

List of Maggiore car rental locations in Piedmont

Organize your travels in Piedmont with Maggiore. Use the map to find the agency at the airport, station or city you are interested in and contact them for information on the rental cost, payment methods, cars and additional services available for all your needs. Or click on the name of the location to make a reservation.

An on-the-road tour of Piedmont and its cities of art and medieval villages

The best way to discover all the treasures of Piedmont is to drive across the region by car, which allows you to move easily from one province to another without having to worry about planning your journey.

We suggest you rent a vehicle directly in the region by contacting one of Maggiore’s numerous car rental offices in Piedmont, which are located not only in Turin, but also Novara, Vercelli, Alba and Alessandria.

In fact, Maggiore has always been synonymous with safe travel, as all of its rental cars are dependable, comfortable and perfectly cleaned.

Your tour must begin in Turin, a sophisticated city with a long history, known for its countless beautiful sights such as the Mole Antonelliana, the city’s symbol, the Egyptian Museum, the second largest in the world after the one in Cairo, and the beautiful Savoy residences declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

After travelling 50 km you will arrive in Asti, a popular destination for food and wine lovers, where there is no shortage of interesting historical sites such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and San Gottardo, one of the largest churches in Piedmont, the Collegiate Church of San Secondo, a beautiful gothic church, and the Troyana Tower or “Torre dell’Orologio” (Clock Tower), which has become the symbol of the city.

After a 30-minute drive you will arrive in Alessandria, a city of important monuments and noble residences, where you must see the Citadel, one of the best preserved military fortresses in Europe, the city Duomo, a beautiful neoclassical building, and the Church of Santa Maria di Castello, and then head to Vercelli, known also as the “European Capital of Rice” and the “City of the 7 Shields”, where you can visit the Abbey of Sant’Andrea built between 1219 and 1227, the imposing Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Sant’Eusebio, and Palazzo Centori, with its magnificent courtyard in Bramante style.

Other places to visit in Piedmont include Cuneo, a refined Savoy city nestled between the Langhe and Roero hills where you can take a stroll through its beautiful historic centre, Novara, which will captivate you with the beauty of its churches, first and foremost the Basilica of San Gaudenzio, known for its famous 121-metre-high Cupola dell’Antonelli, and Biella, nominated in 2019 as a UNESCO Creative City due to its important craft tradition, particularly textile production.

But Piedmont is not only cities of art, as its entire territory, from Monferrato to the Langhe and Alpine areas, hides magnificent villages and charming places.

Your itinerary through the most beautiful places in Piedmont can begin in the province of Turin, where we suggest you make a stop at Venaria Reale to visit the UNESCO Heritage Reggia, at Usseaux, a picturesque town full of fountains and public wash houses, Agliè with its magnificent 12th-century Ducal Castle, and the Fort of Exilles and Fort of Fenestrelle, two important fortified systems to which we can also add the Fort of Vinadio or Fort Albertino.

You can drive from the province of Turin to the province of Cuneo, where there are many beautiful villages waiting to be discovered.

Our advice is to stop in Barolo, a magnificent medieval village in the Langhe area, known for its wine of the same name, for the WiMu Museum of Wine and for the Castle of Marchesi Faletti, in Neive, in the Basse Langhe, a top-producing area of great DOC and DOCG wines, in Chianale, a village situated on the border with France at 180 metres above sea level, and in Monteforte d’Alba, renowned not only for the production of Barolo, but also for having a natural amphitheatre with perfect acoustics.

There are many other interesting places in Piedmont, so make sure your itinerary also includes Orta San Giulio in the province of Novara, an elegant town overlooking Lake Orta, known for its buildings and the nearby Island of San Giulio, Acqui Terme in the province of Alessandria, an important spa town with Roman origins, Mombaldone in the province of Asti, the only municipality in the Langa Astigiana to have preserved its city walls, the villages of Candelo and Oropa in the Biella area, the first known for its medieval Ricetto of the same name and the second for its Sanctuary dedicated to the Black Madonna, and Nichelino, home to the beautiful Palazzina of Caccia di Stupinigi.


Piedmont’s mountains: discovering the most characteristic destinations

Visiting Piedmont also means immersing yourself in a spectacular natural setting, with the mountains as the main feature.

There are many mountain locations to see in both summer and winter, starting with the famous Sestriere, which boasts a 164 km long ski circuit, Bardonecchia, an important ski resort but also a popular destination for hikers and bikers, and Sauze d’Oulx, also known as the “Balcony of the Alps” due to its magnificent views of the peaks of the Triple, Genevris and Bourget mountains.

For lovers of winter sports, there are other very interesting destinations in the so-called Via Lattea, such as Cesana Torinese in Val di Susa, Pragelato in Val Chisone and Prato Nevoso, part of Mondolè Ski, the largest ski circuit in the province of Cuneo, which also includes the municipality of Artesina.

Other ski resorts in Piedmont include Sampeyre in Val Varaita, Clavaire in Val di Susa, and Limone Piemonte where 80 km of ski slopes await you.

Last but not least, some of the most beautiful and characteristic landscapes of Piedmont to see are those offered by Lago Verde, Lago delle Fate, the Avigliana Lakes Nature Park, the Pisse Waterfall, the Monviso Nature Park and the Alpi Marittime Nature Park, which includes Valle Vermenagna, Valle Stura di Demonte and Valle di Gesso.

Therefore, Piedmont offers lots of exciting and captivating things to see, where you can explore its historical cities and picturesque villages, as well as its countless natural beauties.