Here is a list of 10 things to see in Biella during a trip:
1. The Basilica di Sant'Andrea: one of the city's main places of worship, with a splendid Baroque façade and frescoes inside.
2. The Sanctuary of the Madonna d'Oropa: located in the mountains above Biella, it is one of the most important Marian shrines in Europe and offers breathtaking panoramic views.
3. The Castle of Biella: an ancient stronghold dominating the city from its hilltop position, it offers an interesting historical museum inside.
4. The Museo del Territorio Biellese (Museum of the Biellese Territory): located inside a historical building, it presents a rich collection of local art and history.
5. The Andorno Embroidery Museum: dedicated to the art of embroidery, it displays ancient and modern handmade works.
6. The Citadel of San Sebastiano: a 16th-century fortress that houses a cultural centre and organises cultural events.
7. The Parco della Burcina: a large public park with centuries-old trees, ponds and paths for nature walks.
8. The historic centre of Biella: with its cobbled streets, historic buildings and traditional shops, it is an ideal place for a stroll.
9. The Biella Textile and Industry Museum: offers an interesting insight into the industrial history of the city, famous for its textile production.
10. The Sanctuary of San Giovanni Bosco: located in Castelnuovo Don Bosco, a few kilometres from Biella, it is the birthplace of Saint John Bosco and offers a unique spiritual experience.
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