A 5 minute drive from the city centre and five minutes drive to the University. Relax by the pool in summer and go skiing in winter. Biella is a town in the northern Italian region of Piedmont. It is located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) northeast of Turin and about 80 kilometres (50 miles) west-northwest of Milan. About an hour and a half drive to Monte Bianco and about the same distance from the lakes.