Orientation & Geography

Europe, Italy, Vercelli

Piode (Piedmontese: Piòvi) is a comune (municipality) and village of Valsesia in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 km northeast of Turin and about 60 km northwest of Vercelli. The name ‘Piode’ refers to the many local quarries for the extraction of the stone slabs known as piodi, which are traditionally used to clad the roofs of Alpine houses and baite. Piode borders the following municipalities: Campertogno, Pettinengo, Pila, Rassa, and Scopello.