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Nice place

You may find some Beautiful spot in this area.Absolutely try to stay at sunset, it is more... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Carimate, Italy
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great old Renaissance quarter in Biella

Crowning a hill overlooking the city, it is accessible by a funicular lift or by driving around... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2016
Newport Beach, California
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Dec 16, 2018
“Nice place”
Aug 27, 2017
“A must see when in Biella”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

You may find some Beautiful spot in this area.Absolutely try to stay at sunset, it is more suggestive. Look inside to spot yards, some very nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

I might be biased about the Piazzo because I was born in Biella, though I left for more than 25 years. Why? Because I think it is the most beautiful part of Biella. It has kept all its medieval charme and mistery that many other...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank niki970
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Walked to the Piazzo.. enjoying the evening.. beware of mosquitoes 😅 Prices are fair (cheaper than Brindisi) suitable for dinner, a drink, a gelato or just have a walk .. The place has ancient buildings.. we visited a 15th century chapel that is always opened...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MariaM779
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Lovely old town which can be enjoyed without hoards of fellow travellers. Tricky cobbles if you're mobility challenged ...

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is the old part of Biella, which lies on the top of an hill and it is just five minutes away from Bella city centre. It is easily accessible by taking the characteristic ''Funiculare''. Once you get there the view of the mountains is...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Martina S
Reviewed January 25, 2016

Crowning a hill overlooking the city, it is accessible by a funicular lift or by driving around behind the hill and hiking up. The square is pretty classical 1500-1600's Italy with nice views, old buildings and a bunch of small cafes to eat and relax...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank beentheretooo
Reviewed August 27, 2015

A lovely old part of biella well worth a visit, the cobbled roads are a little hard to walk on and the funicular railway was not working so it was a good walk up the hill

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank peterh025
Reviewed August 7, 2015

It's a cute village on the top of a hill with the Alps at the back. You can take a tram or else it's a 15 minute walk. at the top there are restaurants and bars and pretty old buildings. the best thing is unlike...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank id1801
Reviewed June 29, 2015

Mid-September of 2014, I was fortunate enough to be in northwest Italy (Piemonte or Piedmont) about 1 ½ hours from Milan in a small city called Biella. Biella stands by the front range of the Italian Alps and just below Oropa, the famous shrine and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
5  Thank Crowso
Reviewed June 13, 2015

When in Biella you cannot miss a visit to the Piazzo quarter. You can reach him through a tram that in less than 5 minutes will bring you from the center or walking one of the different "RIVA" kind of road with stairs. The Piazzo...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank AlbertoGuidoTel-Aviv
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