City of the Risorgimento and Italy’s first capital city, home of gourmet food, contemporary art and cinema. Turin is a thousand facets incorporated into one, unpredictable and ever elegant city. And, above all, easy to visit on foot.
Beautiful and refined courtyards and seating areas can be found in each and every corner of the city, in addition to hidden gems lying within its urban fabric.
You will come across Baroque and Liberty style architecture while exploring Turin’s historical coffee houses, bars and pastry shops, the meeting places of Turin and Italy’s intellectuals and connoisseurs.
The splendid squares, galleries and arcades in the city centre can be explored on foot. There are also museums, seventeenth-century literary societies, literary and esoteric tours: the city has a lot to offer, depending on what your interests are.
Palazzo Madama, is perfect if you want to delve into Turin’s architectural style when time is limited. Tip for experts: view the historic centre from the top of the towers towards via Po.
And then Palazzo Reale, Mole Antonelliana - housing the Cinema Museum - and the Egyptian Museum, are to be seen and seen again each time you visit the city.
If you want to explore outside the city, the
If you are able to stay a few more days, Turin can be an excellent base to explore the Langhe, a UNESCO heritage site, with award-winning restaurants, a truffle fair and vineyard trips, in addition to Roero and Monferrato, abounding with wineries and castles.
If you are a fan of lakes and their unique atmosphere, we recommend you visit Lake Maggiore and the enchanting archipelago of the Borromean Islands. For mountain and cycling enthusiasts, a trip to the Monviso valleys is a must.