WHY TO VISIT TURIN
Turin is a city with a thousand faces. Ancient capital of Savoy, birthplace of the Risorgimento in Italy, manufacturing capital, city of art and culture, innovation pole. With its immense heritage inherited from centuries of history, and the dynamism of a city open to the world, the Piedmontese capital allows you to see a perfect combination of architectural and monumental jewels, museums (over 40), art galleries, fun, good food, events of international fame, such the Torino Film Festival. A constant calendar of things to do and see at any time of the year.
The Mole Antonelliana, the Egyptian Museum, the royal residences, the Holy Shroud, the gianduiotti, are just some of the city's treasures on the banks of the river Po, an unmissable destination for those who want to know the splendor of its splendid past by discovering its masterpieces, participate in its lively cultural life made of art exhibitions and kermis, without forgetting the pleasure of wandering among its markets or take a break in one of the many historic cafes.
WHAT TO SEE IN TURIN
Top attractions not to be missed are:
- Mole Antonelliana
- Piazza Castello and Palazzo Madama
- The Cathedral and the Sacred Shroud
- Church of San Lorenzo
- Porta Palatina
- Palazzo Carignano
- Piazza San Carlo
- Venaria Reale
- Castle and Park del Valentino
Following instead some hidden spots of the city that only locals know!
- Palazzina di Caccia Stupinigi
- Basilica di Superga
WHEN TO GO TO TURIN
Best period to visit Turin is from May to September.
Following a list of main events and typical festivals and celebrations of Turin.
HOW TO REACH AND MOVE IN TURIN
main train stations are:
- Torino Porta Nuova
- Torino Porta Susa
download the transportation map
WHAT TO DO IN TURIN
tipical dishes of Turin are:
- Vitel Tonné
- Lingua al Verde
- Fritto misto alla Piemontese
- Bagna Càuda
Typical souvenirs of Turin are wine, chocolate (Gianduiotti), Marron Glacés, Juventus and Torino football clubs' apparel, ceramics from Mondovì
The main theatre of Turin is the Teatro Regio.