The region of Piedmont (Piemonte) Italy is known for its fine wine tasting, skiing, hiking, truffle hunting and cooking tours. The capital of Piedmont is Turin. Piedmont is surrounded on three sides by the Alps. It borders with France, Switzerland and the Italian regions of Lombardy, Liguria, Aosta Valley and for a very small fragment with Emilia Romagna. For more about traveling to Northern Italy click here.