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Turin Travel Information

Set against the dramatic Alps, the first capital of modern Italy is famed for its innovative cuisine, exquisite chocolate, Vermouth, and of course, the Holy Shroud.

Turin, Italy

Displaying magnificent baroque architecture, with spacious porticoes and elegant piazzas, Turin is an attractive city waiting to be discovered.

Turin Travel Information

Getting There
Various flights from the UK to Turin airport are available at discount rates. Flights can be booked here at Hessle Travel, contact us for a quote.

Getting Around
Turin can easily be explored by foot, but also offers efficient tram and bus services and taxis throughout the city.

Must See
Mole Antonelliana - Originally a 19th century synagogue, this famous landmark houses the excellent National Museum of Cinema. The Duomo houses the Turin Shroud. The Roman ruins at Porta Palatina.

Turin Holy Shroud
The Holy Shroud, Turin

Must Do
Clumb the Mole Antonelliana by lift for panoramic city views. Visit the Museo Egizio, an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts. Visit art collections at Sabauda Gallery and the Rivoli Castle.

To Relax
Enjoy the excellent cuisine and sample the Bicerin - a drink of coffee, hot chocolate and cream! Browse the designer shops around Via Roma, or stroll around the markets at Piazza delle Repubblica.

Explore the riverside Parco Del Valentino and with Botanical Gardens.

Daily average temperatures in Turin (Approx) 'C

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Turin Highlights

> This former capital of Italy is set at the foothills of the Alps

> Turin has a wealth of wonderful baroque architecture, elegant squares and arcades

> The Egyptian Museum is second only to the one in Cairo

> La Capella della Sindome houses the Turin Shroud

Turin is the home of Juventus

> Quintessentially Italian, home to Juventus, Fiat and Lavazza Coffee and the Winder Olympics in 2006.

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