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Biella, Quartiere Del Piazzo

Via Avogadro, Biella, Italy
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A must see when in Biella

I might be biased about the Piazzo because I was born in Biella, though I left for more than 25... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
niki970
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Brussels, Belgium
Saturday evening

Walked to the Piazzo.. enjoying the evening.. beware of mosquitoes 😅 Prices are fair (cheaper... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Maria M
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Brindisi, Puglia, Italy
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  • Average11%
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“an ice cream” (2 reviews)
“old town” (2 reviews)
“hill” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Avogadro, Biella, Italy
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Reviewed 27 August 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

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Reviewed 22 July 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

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

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

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Reviewed 27 April 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

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Reviewed 25 January 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

1  Thank beentheretooo
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Reviewed 27 August 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

1  Thank peterh025
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Reviewed 7 August 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

2  Thank id1801
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Reviewed 29 June 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

5  Thank Crowso
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Reviewed 13 June 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

1  Thank AlbertoGuidoTel-Aviv
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Reviewed 19 April 2015

We walked, enjoying the architecture and views of the old town and the newer town below. There are many alleys and passages to explore.

Thank Simon W
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