At about 86 km north of Turin, the Piedmont Biella, capital of the province, it seems almost satisfied by the rich natural environment that surrounds it. The capital of Italian wool. One of the capitals of the European textile industry.
Biella offers a great architectural, artistic and archaeological heritage.
Piazzo is the historic center of the city, located about 480 meters high. A typical medieval village, connected to the rest of the city with a series of steep, narrow streets surrounded by walls and in the past, particularly mentioned by two of the best preserved its doors, Porta Andorno and Porta Ghiara.
Tasty local gastronomy rich delicacies of alpine origin: the salam 'd l'ula, flavored with wine, salam d'asu with donkey meat and cheese Toma. The Torcetti and paste 'd melia are present in all the pastry shops in Biella and deserve your full attention.
Biella is very nice for a tour renting a vintage car around Piemont.