Biella Tourism

Biella [[ˈbjɛlla]] (Latin: Bugella) is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 45,016 as of 2014. It is located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) northeast of Turin and about 80 kilometres (50 miles) west-northwest of Milan. It lies in the foothills of the Alps, in the Bo mountain range near Mt. Mucrone and Camino, an area rich in springs and lakes, the heart of the Biellese Alps irrigated by several mountain streams: the Elvo to the west of the town, the Oropa and the Cervo to the east. Nearby natural and notable tourist attractions include the Zegna Viewpoint, the Bielmonte Ski Resort, Burcina Natural Reserve, and the moors to the south of town. The Sanctuary of Oropa is a site of religious pilgrimages. In 2003, the Sacred Mountain of Oropa was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List. Biella is an important wool processing and textile centre. There is a small airport in the nearby comune of Cerrione.

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Is Biella in Italy on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. Biella is located at a short trip away from Milan a major city in Italy. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Milan for its bountiful attractions like Sforza Castle, Museum Of La Scala, Milan Cathedral Or The Duomo on your trip to Biella. Also, to reach Biella, you'll have to take a flight to Milan; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Biella

  • Know the pollution level of Biella before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Biella for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Biella.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.24 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.98 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Biella

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.21 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.49 USD

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