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Recommended accommodation - Turin, Piedmont, Italy

 
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Tourist information

Turin is a town and a significant trade and cultural capital of northern Italy, located in the region of Piedmont, primarily on the left riverside of the Po River. Turin is situated only a one-hour drive from the French frontier and somewhat more from the Mediterranean sea. The 2006 Winter Olympics, and its position lately as World Book Capital have encouraged travelers to explore this lovely and undervalued town, that has a very long educational and artistic past.

Why Visit Turin

Turin is a fantastic town for roaming and visiting. It is additionally a fantastic starting point for visiting close-by hills and lowlands. Even though it's not a well-known holiday-maker spot such as Rome or Venice, the surroundings are enjoyable, with the Po River streaming via the town, the cultured hillsides overseeing the town and dispersed with nice vacation homes and bordered by the Italian Alps in the distance. This is the reason why the well-known architect Le Corbusier described Turin as "the town with the most gorgeous natural place in the Europe". Lots of people think of Turin as the Italian municipality of Baroque: lots of baroque residences and very attractive basilicas and churches were constructed in this form at the time of the kingdom of the Savoia. It really isn't the common Italian town, with red and yellowish structures: is a little bit more French, so much that is additionally named "the little Paris"; large boulevards with white-colored structures make the heart of town much more comparable to Paris. All around the town, a crown of churches and palaces, a few of them up on a hill, several displaced in a park, offer a number of fascinating sights. Turin additionally has an noble ambience - the town center is loaded with classy 19th century coffee bars, regal-like arcaded estates, pleasant shining dining establishments, and attractive churches. The mountains southern of Turin are the ideal place for horseback riding, trekking and biking, providing captivating sights and stretches of vineyards, while at the same time rivers provides possibilities for kayaking and rafting adventures.

Food Specialties

The region of Piedmont offers some of the best cuisine in Italy. More than 150 sorts of cheese and well-known wines like Barbaresco and Barolo originate from this region as do truffles, numerous in the autumn months. You'll discover impressive croissants, particularly dark chocolate ones. Dark chocolate for consuming as we know it these days (in form of bars) come from Turin. The chocolate-hazelnut sauce, gianduja, is a specialty. Lastly, this region offers outstanding red or white wines, particularly, powerful reds: Nebbiolo, Barbera, Barolo and Freisa di Chieri.

Turin Attractions

Turin has lots of art galleries and museums. Strolling throughout the town with its galleries, Baroque structures, and gorgeous squares can be quite pleasurable.

  • Castello and Palazzo Reale squares are settled at the heart of Turin. The squares are a pedestrian spot with seats and little water fountains, surrounded by stunning, huge structures.
  • Palazzo Carignano is the place of birth of Vittorio Emanuele II in 19th century. The Unification of Italy was announced here in 1861. It is nowaday the home of the Museo del Risorgimento and you can see the royal apartments Royal Armoury, as well.
  • The Via Po is an intriguing walking road with lengthy arcades and lots of famous historical buildings and charming coffee bars.
  • Museo Egizio is the 3rd most significant Egyptian museum in the world. Museum is placed in a massive baroque palace that additionally is the home of the Galleria Sagauda with a enormous compilation of extraordinary art works.
  • San Carlo Square, named the "drawing room of Turin", is a attractive baroque place with the double churches of San Carlo and Santa Cristina.

Accommodation options in Turin, Italy

Hotels in Turin accommodate primarily a business clients, meanings that that tourists may find the town's accommodation somewhat costly and unexciting. Less expensive alternatives are settled in the somewhat unattractive location south-east of the major train terminal. Even though there are a couple of great deals to be had, single visitors may be more relaxed paying a bit more to stay in a central-oriented hotels or apartments.

Similar tourist destinations in Italy: Trieste, Riccione, Caorle, Genoa, Cesenatico, Bibione, Livigno.
 
 

Turin, Italy - General details

Arboretum, atm, churches, fitness centre, grocery stores, library, marina, water parks, zoo, restaurants, swimming, walking paths, cycling, horse riding, golf club, hunting, hiking
 

Turin, region of Piedmont - Distances

 
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    Turin - Genoa: 123 km
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    Turin - Milan: 129 km
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    Turin - Verona: 265 km
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    Turin - Moncalieri (2+ villas): 6 km
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    Turin - Grugliasco (2+ apartments): 7 km
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    Turin - Beinasco (0+ accommodation units): 8 km
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    Turin - Nichelino (0+ accommodation units): 8 km
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    Turin - Collegno (4+ accommodation units): 9 km
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    Turin - Superga (0+ accommodation units): 9 km
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    Turin - Trofarello (0+ accommodation units): 9 km
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    Turin - San Mauro Torinese (3+ accommodation units): 10 km
  • Airport "Levaldigi", town of Cuneo (Ryanair, Balkan Bulgarian Airlines, Wizz Air): 56 km
  • Airport "Sandro Pertini", town of Turin (Darwin Airline, Air Canada, Air France, Air One, Royal Air Maroc, Alitalia, Blue Panorama Airlines, Continental Airlines): 16 km
 

Genoa -> Turin - road routes

 
  • 1. Head west on Viale Paolo Thaon di Revel toward Via Fiume.
  • 2. Turn left onto Via Fiume.
  • 3. Turn left onto Via Luigi Cadorna.
  • 4. Turn right onto SS1.
  • 5. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on SS1.
  • 6. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Milano/Savona/Sestri L. and merge onto E25.
  • 7. Continue onto A7/E25. Toll road.
  • 8. Take the exit onto A10/E80 toward Alessandria/Ventimiglia/Torino/Aeroporto. Partial toll road. (12.3 km)
  • 9. Keep right to continue on A26. Toll road. (65.8 km)
  • 10. Take the exit onto A21/E70 toward Torino. Toll road. (65.8 km)
  • 11. Continue onto E70. Toll road. (6.2 km)
  • 12. Take the exit toward Moncalieri/Torino Centro. Toll road.
  • 13. Merge onto A6.
  • 14. Continue onto Corso Trieste.
  • 15. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Corso Unità D'Italia.
  • 16. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Corso Achille Mario Dogliotti.
  • 17. Continue onto Corso Massimo D'Azeglio.
  • 18. Turn right onto Corso Vittorio Emanuele II.
  • 19. Turn left onto Corso Cairoli.
  • 20. Continue onto Lungo Po Armando Diaz.
  • 21. Continue onto Lungo Po Luigi Cadorna.
  • 22. Turn left onto Corso San Maurizio.
  • 23. Turn left onto Viale dei Partigiani. Entering toll zone. Go through 1 roundabout.
  • 24. Slight right onto Piazza Castello. Destination will be on the right.
 

Tourist attractions and sights

 
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    Piazza San Carlo, Turin, 2.3 km from the centre of town of Turin.
  • San Lorenzo Church, Turin, 2.8 km from the centre of town of Turin.
  • Museum Nazionale del Cinema, Turin, 3 km from the centre of town of Turin.
  • Juventus Stadium, Turin, 6.7 km from the centre of town of Turin.
  • Castle Reggia di Venaria, Venaria Reale, 9.9 km from the centre of town of Turin.
  • Park Regionale La Mandria, Venaria Reale, 12.2 km from the centre of town of Turin.
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    Golf club Royal Park I Roveri (Robert Trent Jones), 17.6 km from the centre of town of Turin.
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    Ski resort Ala di Stura, number of cross country pistes: 20km. 40 km from town of Turin.
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    Ski resort Alba, number of cross country pistes: 52km. 48 km from town of Turin.
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    Ski resort Alagna Valsesia, altitude: 1191m. 92 km from town of Turin.
 

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