Turin has many cultural hot spots such as art galleries, opera houses, theatres and museums. This is because of a vivid history that up until this very day still colours the streets and the atmosphere.
The Italian film industry was born in Turin and this is where the country’s exciting film museum is located. You will find it inside the Mole Antonelliana, in a tall brick building with a magnificent view.
This is a church from the 18th century with graves of popes. On site, there is a football museum in memory of an airplane that crashed with players from AC Turin on board. The view of the city from here is amazing. To get there, you can choose between a bus, mountain railway or long-distance footpath up.
Palazzo Reale is a royal palace from 1646-1861 with magnificent objects from the Baroque and Rococo periods. Right next to the palace, there is a beautiful and peaceful garden.
Parco del Valentino is a famous public park that covers an area of 421,000 m², side by side with the river Po. Colourful flower beds and a small stream with wooden bridges crossing it create a peaceful haven in the midst of the bustling city.
If you like a bargain, you will get the opportunity to stock up on vegetables, fruit and groceries at the street markets Porta Palazzo and Balon. These markets are feasts for all your senses!
Beef, white truffles, cheese of all shapes, chestnut honey, chocolate, beetroot mustard and hazelnuts are a few of the specialties. The inevitable bread stick grissini was baked for a king with a bad stomach.
Excellent red wines in the form of Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera and Dolcetto are produced in the region, especially in the Langhe district. Recommended trips are to the south to Alba, Barolo and Bra where the Slow Food headquarters are located. Aperitifs like Vermouth, Carpano and martinis were invented in Piedmont - which is also a small place.
There is much to discover when exploring the green hill landscapes.
This is a must see for all football fans. You can choose between a visit to the stadium or the museum, or why not both? Tickets can be purchased at the Juventus Ticket Office.
Solely dedicated to Egyptian Art, this museum is very much alike the one in Cairo. The collection is a result of many findings including the ones from the excavations in Egypt between the years of 1900 and 1935.