Piedmont is in Italy's northwest and borders Switzerland and France. True to the meaning of its name (foot of the mountain), Piedmont is a land of mountains. It is surrounded on three sides by the Alps, with the highest peaks and largest glaciers in Italy.
The Province of Asti lies at the heart of Piedmont and borders Liguria in the south. This mostly hilly territory stretches across Monferrato and a small area of the Langhe and the
The Province of Cuneo extends to the southwestern tip of Piedmont, and borders France to the west and Liguria to the south. The Alps , with the Monviso massif and the hills of