Torino | The city you do not expect

Sorrounded by greenery, rich in history and culture, innovative and projected to the future, Turin is increasingly appreciated by Italian and foreign tourists and is recognized among the 10 emerging destinations in Europe.
The renovation of the last ten years has made it a city of art, an ideal destination for a holiday full of culture and entertainment.
This elegant, Alp-fringed city is well-known for its tree-line boulevards, streets, squares, art-nouveau cafés and historical monuments: beyond the sunset, much loved by Pirandello, the evening cozy atmosphere will inspire you.
Its nowbooming contemporary art and architecture, live-music scene and innovative food and wine culture are definitely aspects you’ll want to discover.

MOLE ANTONELLIANA

AUTHOR: ARCHIVIO DELLA CITTÀ DI TORINO

In Turin you’ll be magically transport back in time. These are only some of the historical places you will be able to admire and visit: Piazza Castello, Palazzo Madama, Palazzo Reale, the Mole Antonelliana, home of the National Cinema Museum, the Teatro Regio, the Royal Library, which preserves the famous Self-Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, Piazza San Carlo, the Egyptian Museum, second only to the one in Cairo, the Borgo and the Medieval Fortress, the Duomo, with the Chapel of the Shroud, creation of Guarini, the Roman Porta Palatina, Rest of the Roman Theater and Piazza della Repubblica, home to the largest open-air market in Europe.

A few kilometres away from the historic center there are also the Reggia di Venaria and the Stupinigi hunting lodge, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

12 good reasons to visit Turin

  1. The numerous green spaces (gardens, parks and hills.
  2. Its consolidated sporting tradition.
  3. The over 40 cultural sites.
  4. Food and wine culture.
  5. Royal Residences declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
  6. The two thousand’s year architecture.
  7. Modern design.
  8. Scientific innovation and technology.
  9. Historical monuments in very different styles.
  10. The various expressions of Contemporary Art.
  11. The shopping possibilities in its 18 km of arcades.
  12. Night time entertainment with sports for all tastes.