Local guides about the best places to visit in Turin

Turin can be the starting point for small Italian trip or excursion of the Northern part of Italy. The main business center is known primarily for its rich sports life, but do not forget that it is also an ancient city with beautiful red-brick buildings and many old mansions.

Due to the proximity of the snow-covered Alps, Turin is often visited in conjunction with holidays in ski resorts. There are a lot of interesting things in this city, whose population is approaching a million. Observation excursion of Turin with a English-speaking guide often includes visits to the following sights:

  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, where the famous Shroud is kept;
  • Mole Antonelliana observation deck;
  • Castle square - heart of Turin;
  • Basilica of Superga and others.

Excursions with a personal guide will allow you to experience the spirit of the city, riddled with wide avenues and spacious squares. The guides will tell you about the 10-century reign of the Savoy dynasty and the incredible history of the Fiat factory. You will learn how Turin lives nowadays and what its locals do.

Thematic tours in English are available for all interested people. Do not deny yourself a pleasure of getting acquainted with the local cuisine and taste the best Piedmontese wines under the gastronomic tours. And if you arrive at Turin in October, you can visit the "slow food" festival Salone del Gusto – one of the world largest gastronomic festivals.

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