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How to get to Sant’Albano Stura

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The imposing castle of Fossano, once the stronghold of the Acaja family, with the snow-capped Alpi Cozie behind. Photo: Chris Dobson.

Sant’Albano Stura
Sant’Albano is a small comune in the province of Cuneo, about 60km/37miles south of Turin. See map below.

Airports:

Turin Airport
This tour is timed to coincide with British Airways flights to and from London Gatwick, but Turin has a busy schedule from all over the world. Our private chauffeur-driven transport will collect and return you to the airport as part of the tour.
Driving time to and from Turin Airport is around 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes.

Milan Malpensa Airport
Malpensa has regular Easyjet services from London Luton and Gatwick airports. Our private chauffeur-driven transport will collect you from and return you to the airport as an optional extra.
Driving time to and from Milan Malpensa Airport is around 2 hours 30 minutes, so please bear the extra time in mind when booking flights: you need to arrive at Malpensa on the 13.45-16.40 Easyjet Gatwick service at latest. The Luton flight arrives in the morning.

Genoa Airport
To the south, Genoa Airport has perfectly-timed Ryanair flights from Stansted Airport and a direct rail service to Fossano.
Our private chauffeur-driven transport will collect you from and return you to the airport as an optional extra.
Driving time to and from Genoa Airport is around 2 hours.
Rail services (see below) can get you from Genoa directly to Fossano by rail in about 2 hours 20 minutes. We can collect you from the station as part of the tour.

Levaldigi Airport (Cuneo)
This is a small local airport, but only has services to and from other Mediterranean cities in southern Italy, Morocco, the Balearic Islands and Greece.

Rail Services:
The nearest main railway station is Fossano, with direct services north to Turin and south to Savona, Genoa and on to Pisa. There is also a small local station at Trinità Bene Vagienna. We can collect and drop you off at local stations as part of the tour.

Arriving by road:
The E717 is the nearest autostrada (motorway), running north-south from Turin down to Savona. Take the 'Fossano' exit onto the A6 then the SP214 for Trinità, then finally the SP3 for Sant’Albano Stura. The Alberghetto is in Via Roma in the centre of town.
Parking:
the Alberghetto has secure off-road parking.

Map of north-western Italy. Sant’Albano Stura is located where the marker is. Click on the marker to zoom in.
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