What to see in Turin


The city where traces of an important past full of history coexist with the clearest indicators of a modern future.

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Palacio Real de Turín


Huge baroque style palace

  • The visit is free, but I recommend you buy the ticket in advance. At the box office they will give you a map to better organize your visit, and food or drink is not allowed to help preserve the collections.


  • There are no guides or audio guides.


  • You can get to the Royal Palace by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are Porta Nouva (15 minutes walking), and Porta Susa (20 minutes walking).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • This 17th century palace is located in the Castle Square, and is the first of the residences of the Royal House of Savoy, and also the most important.


  • It is a work of art in its entirety, both inside and out, which gives it great cultural value.


  • Inside is the Royal Armory, the second most important armory in the world, after Vienna.


  • It also houses the Sabauda Gallery, a museum full of works by great Italian authors, from the Renaissance to the Baroque.


  • For several centuries, the Royal Palace was a theater, and until the end of the 16th century it was an episcopal palace. In the 16th century it became the Ducal Palace of Turin, when Michael Filiberto of Savoy established the seat of the duchy in the city.


  • It is a mandatory stop if you want to know the beauty of Turin, as it offers a trip back in time immersed in the beauty of the time.


  • In the summer they offer a variety of events, such as open-air cinema.


  • The ticket includes a visit to the first floor of the Royal Palace, the Armory, the Chapel of the Holy Shroud, the Galleria Sabauda and the Museum of Antiquities. If you want to visit the Apartment of the Princes of Piedmont (on the second floor), you need to buy an extra ticket of € 5.


  • There are bathrooms on all floors of the Palace and a cloakroom to store belongings and strollers at the entrance.


  • General admission: € 12. Reduced admission: € 6 (visitors between 18 and 25 years old. Free entry: minors under 18, people with disabilities and their companions, teachers and school groups, Ministry staff, members of the International Council of Museums and visitors with Abbonamento Musei cards o Torino Piemonte Card.


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  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Tuesday to Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


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Mole Antonelliana


The symbol of Turin

  • You can get there on foot, with public transport or by car. The bus lines that stop in the area are 6, 18, 24, 68, 93 /, E68, N57 and STAR 1. If you choose a tram, lines 16CD and 16CS will serve you. The closest metro station is Porta Nouva (a 20-minute walk away).


  • If you come by car, the ideal is to park in the Corso San Maurizio area and walk to the building.


  • This monumental building is an icon of the city, and houses the National Museum of Cinema.


  • For a long time it was the tallest building in Turin.


  • In 1964 the first elevator was built so that tourists could go up to the temple and enjoy a panoramic view of the city.


  • A multimedia audio guide (ITA, ENG, FRA) is available for the museum. Its price is € 5.


  • Its name is due to the fact that it was the tallest masonry construction in Europe, and the surname of its designer Alessandro Antonelli.


  • The building was requested by the city's Jewish community, who bought the land with the intention of building a new temple and an annexed school.


  • This emblematic building is a must-see, in addition to being close if you visit the historic center of the city.


  • A wonderful way to start your visit in Turin is to take the panoramic elevator to the Mole Antonelliana to see the views of the city.


  • The climb is not recommended for people with mobility problems, severe vision, hearing or orientation problems, claustrophobia, or heart or respiratory diseases.


  • ELEVATOR PRICE General admission: € 8. Reduced admission: € 6 (visitors between 6 and 26 years old). Free admission: children under 5 years old and people with disabilities. Ascent on foot: € 10


  • MUSEUM PRICE General admission: € 11. Reduced ticket: € 9 (visitors between 6 and 26 years old). School ticket: € 3.50 Free admission: children under 5 years old and people with disabilities.


  • EL ASCENSOR MUSEUM PRICE General admission: € 15. Reduced admission: € 12 (visitors between 6 and 26 years old). School ticket: € 9 Free admission: children under 5 years old, people with disabilities (over 67%) and visitors with the Abbonamento Musei or Torino Piemonte Card.


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  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tuesday closed.


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Museo Egipcio de Turín


The second most important Egyptian museum in the world

  • You can get to the Egyptian Museum by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15, W60 and Casale-Crescentino-Torino. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro station is Porta Nouva (a 9-minute walk).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • It houses one of the most important collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world. For this reason, this museum is the second most important after the Egyptian museum in Cairo (Egypt).


  • It is located in the Palace of the Academy of Sciences, a Baroque-style building built by Guarini in 1678, as a college for the nobles.


  • The professor of Botany at the University of Turin, Vitalino Donati was, in part, responsible for the creation of the museum, since he returned from his trip to Egypt loaded with hundreds of ancient objects, which were the first pieces of the original Museum d ' Antichita, which would later become the Museum of Egypt.


  • Upon entering you will be given a free video guide with different modalities of the tour in Spanish, and you can even book guided tours both in groups and individually.


  • The exhibition is quite large, so the visit can be longer and there will probably be a queue at the entrance.


  • It is a museum suitable for children, although if the visit is too long there is a space for them where they can stay and entertain themselves. It has a cost of € 5 and a schedule from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., it is exclusive for visitors to the museum and the maximum stay time is 2 hours.


  • There is a cloakroom where you can leave bags, coats and even luggage if there is availability.


  • The building has 5 floors with bathrooms in all of them and also has a shop where you can buy gifts, a cafeteria, a library. The upper floor is used for temporary exhibitions.


  • General admission: € 13.


  • Reduced admission: € 9 (visitors between 15 and 18 years old) and € 1 (visitors between 6 and 14 years old).


  • School ticket: € 1 (primary and secondary first grade groups 2 teachers) and € 4 (second grade secondary groups 2 teachers).


  • Free entry: children under 5 years old, disabled over 74% and their companion, members of the International Council of Museums and visitors with the Abbonamento Musei or Torino Piemonte Card.


  • NOTE: There are also special prices for designated days such as birthdays, mother's or father's day, Valentine's Day ...


  • 390114406903


  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Open every day except December 25.


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Palazzo Madama


Cultural heritage in a two thousand year old building

  • You can get to the Madama Palace by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are Porta Nouva (15 minutes walking), and Porta Susa (20 minutes walking).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • In this historic building are the collections of the Civic Museum of Ancient Art, organized on four floors following a route through time.


  • You can enjoy collections from the Middle Ages, arts from Gothic to Renaissance, Baroque-style rooms and decorations from all periods.


  • In the 1st century BC, where the Madama Palace is today, there was a gate in the Roman walls that protected the city (Puerta Decumana). At the beginning of the 14th century this place was part of the Savoy family, who expanded it to build a castle using the gate in its structure. A century later it was rebuilt in a quadrangular shape, but even today the old gate in the wall at the rear of the building is perfectly recognizable.


  • The Madama Palace museum guarantees you a journey through history that will surely not leave you indifferent.


  • There is a cafeteria and eating space on the premises, as well as a shop.


  • Guided tours are organized that you must book in advance.


  • General admission: € 10


  • Reduced ticket: € 8


  • Free entry: under 18s and users of the Torino Piemonte Card


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  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday closed.


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Parco del Valentino


Turin's green lung

  • You can get to the Valentino Park on foot, by public transport and by car. If you choose public transport, the bus lines that stop in the area are 299, 1, 18, 24, 35, 67, 93 /, 101 and S18. The tram lines that interest you are 9, 16CD and 16CS. The closest metro station is Marconi (17 minute walk).


  • It is the oldest and best-known park in Turin, the second largest and a historical symbol of the city.


  • In its 550 thousand square meters there is a collection of more than 4 thousand species of local flora and medicinal herbs, and its forest of exotic species dates from 1830.


  • The reason for its name is not known, but there are documents from the 13th century that say that there was a chapel dedicated to Saint Valentine here. It is not known what happened to the chapel, but the area was inhabited by nobles who built the town, and in the middle of the 16th century, Manuel Filiberto de Saboya bought the place.


  • In one of the entrances there is a column that marks the floods of the Po river, and the water level that has been reached within the park.


  • An impressive place to walk along the banks of the river, take a break from your visit, see some squirrels and take beautiful photos.


  • It has several places to have a coffee and areas to have picnics.


  • Free.


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  • 30 min - 1 h

    Being a place of recreation there is no established duration.


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Castillo del Valentino


Majesty and elegance on the banks of the Po River

  • You can get to the Valentino Park on foot, by public transport and by car. If you choose public transport, the bus lines that stop in the area are 299, 1, 18, 24, 35, 67, 93 /, 101 and S18. The tram lines that interest you are 9, 16CD and 16CS. The closest metro station is Marconi (17 minute walk).


  • It is one of the residences of the Royal House of Savoy, and was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco (1997).


  • It is located in the Valentino Park and today it is the headquarters of the Faculty of Architecture of the Polytechnic of Turin.


  • Its construction began in 1630, and it was used as a summer residence for the Savoy family.


  • Modifications were made at the beginning of the 19th century following the looting of furniture by French troops dating from the 17th century. It was abandoned for a long time until it was used again in 1860 as the headquarters of the city's engineering faculty.


  • When entering there are security controls, so you must bear in mind that you will not be able to enter suitcases, trolleys, bags, backpacks, or utensils with which the place could be damaged such as umbrellas, bottles or cans.


  • To visit the castle you must make the reservation online at least 8 days before your visit, and the guided tour will only be done if you have at least 10 visitors (and a maximum of 25).


  • You must show up at the main door (Viale Pier Andrea Mattioli, 39) at least 15 minutes before the visit with your identification. If you arrive late, you will no longer be able to enter the castle and you will have to book again.


  • Please note that the guided tours are taught in Italian, but there is the possibility of requesting them in English if you communicate this to the Reservation Center after making your reservation.


  • Free.


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  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    You need to book the guided tour online. ----------------------- Hours: Since this castle is now an academic building, guided cultural tours take place on the first, second and third Saturday of each month, at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The Castle closes during the Christmas and Easter holidays, in addition to the celebrations of Republic Day, on June 24, in August, in January, and due to the institutional commitments that arise.


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Catedral de Turín


Home of the Christian Shroud

  • You can get to the Cathedral by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are Porta Nouva (15 minutes walking), and Porta Susa (20 minutes walking).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • The Cathedral of Turin gains importance as it has the Chapel of the Holy Shroud attached, where the Holy Shroud is preserved, with which it is said that Jesus Christ was covered when he was lowered from the cross.


  • Its construction ended in 1498, although the chapel of the Holy Shroud was added in 1694. Its facade is made of white marble and is the only example of Renaissance architecture in the city.


  • In April 1997, a fire occurred in the chapel where the Holy Shroud is kept, which was not damaged because, due to the restoration of the chapel, it had been moved to another place. Fortunately, the Cathedral did not suffer great damage in the fire.


  • An essential place for every Christian and lover of religion who visits the city.


  • It has a simple appearance that makes it go unnoticed among the nearby historical buildings.


  • Free.


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  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: from 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Opens every day.


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Puerta Palatina


Remains of a Roman wall

  • You can get there by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are XVIII Dicembre, Porta Nouva and Re Umberto, all three about 20 minutes away on foot.


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • It was one of the access gates of the ancient Roman city that today is Turin. There were four gates, the Pretoria Gate, the Puerta Principalis Sinistra, the Decumana Gate and the Palatine Gate, of which today only the last two are preserved, although the Decumana Gate is integrated into the structure of the Madama Palace.


  • It is believed that its function was not defensive, but to delimit the city from the field area, since at the time of its construction defense walls were not necessary.


  • It is one of the few Roman traces that remain in the city, and despite the passage of time and the bombings that it has suffered, it is very well preserved.


  • It is a must-see if you want to know Turin and its history.


  • The park is a perfect place to walk, go with children, and even have picnics.


  • Free


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Piazza Vittorio Veneto


The perfect place to fall in love with Turin

  • You can get to the Plaza by public transport. If you opt for the bus, numerous lines connect with this place: 24, 30, 53, 55, 56, 61, 70, 93 /, 3991, 13N, E68, N04, N10, N57, S04, S05, S18, W01, W15, W60, STAR 1 and STAR 2. If you prefer the tram, lines 7, 13, 15, 16CS and 16CD will take you there. The closest metro line is Porta Nouva (a 20-minute walk away).


  • It has almost 40 thousand m2 and is a meeting and meeting place for the residents of the city, especially the young people. There are numerous places around where you can have a drink.


  • This space was built in the 17th century and the river was used for a long time as a parade ground. By demolishing the city walls, and expanding, the bridge over the river was rebuilt, leading to the demolition of several buildings and churches in the area. The square as such was completed in 1825 and maintained, for a long time, its function of parade ground.


  • This square is one of the most beautiful places in Turin, as it is a perfect place to walk and let yourself be conquered by the views. With views of the Po River and with the Great Mother of God Church in the background, which is reached by crossing the Vittorio Emanuelle I bridge, this place is sure to enchant you.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Iglesia de la Gran Madre di Dio


A beautiful church on the banks of the Po River

  • You can get to the Church using public transport, but walking to it from Piazza Vittorio Veneto and crossing the Po River through the Vittorio Emanuelle I bridge adds a much greater beauty to the visit.


  • If you choose to use the bus, lines 53, 56, 61, 66, 70, 73, 170TO and 13N will serve you.


  • This small temple corresponds to the Neoclassical style, and its design evokes the Parthenon in Athens.


  • It is located in a privileged place that gives it a very emotional and special value.


  • It was built in 1814 to celebrate the return to the throne of King Victor Emmanuel I of the House of Savoy, after the defeat of Napoleon.


  • This beautiful place is worth a visit if you are in the city of Turin, since being able to enjoy such beautiful architecture with views of the Po River and with Piazza Vittorio Veneto in the background is a gift.


  • It is not usually very crowded with tourists.


  • Free.


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  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Sunday from 07:30 to 19:00.


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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile


From the steam car to the latest models

  • You can get to the National Automobile Museum both by public transport and by car. If you want to use the bus, you have a variety of lines that stop near the museum: 1, 17, 17 /, 18, 24, 34, 35, 42, 45, 45 /, 74, 91T, 93 /, 101, 108 , 259, 2014, 2073, S18. 000267 and 000282.


  • If you prefer to visit it by car, there are several car parks in the area.


  • It was founded in 1932, and it is one of the most important technical-scientific museums in the world.


  • The museum is divided into three floors, with different exhibits on each of them. It also has temporary exhibitions.


  • The creation of this museum was based on the idea of two pioneers of the automobile world in Italy: Cesare Goria Gatti (first president of the Turin Automobile Club) and Roberto Biscaretti di Ruffia (one of the founders of FIAT). However, it was Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia, Roberto's son, who put together the initial collection.


  • A futuristic renovation designed by architect Cino Zucchi was completed in 2011, helping to position the museum within the Italian cultural sector.


  • It is a perfect place to add to your visit to Turin, as this city is the cradle of many car brands and has great value in this regard.


  • Free WiFi is available in the museum.


  • You will be able to consult images, technical sheets and historical studies digitally.


  • There are cars that could not be exhibited in the museum, but you can visit them, upon reservation, in the garage that houses the restoration workshop and school.


  • The museum has a cafeteria and bookstore.


  • General admission: € 12. Reduced ticket: € 10. Children from 6 to 18 years old accompanied by an adult: € 5 School ticket: € 2.50


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  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


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Palacio Carignano


A precious work of Italian Baroque architecture

  • You can get there by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are Porta Nouva (a 10 minute walk).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • Its construction began in 1679, under a design by Guarini, and is one of the most impressive buildings of the Italian 17th century.


  • Italian XVII. It originally had a C plan, but in the 19th century a building was added to house the Italian Parliament, giving it the square shape that it still conserves.


  • It is another of the residences of the Royal House of Savoy and houses the headquarters of the National Museum of Italian Resurgence.


  • With the ascent to the throne of Carlos Alberto de Savoya-Carignano in 1931 and its transfer to the Royal Palace, the Carignano Palace was ceded to the State heritage.


  • It is one of the most beautiful and emblematic places in the city, where you can learn about the history of the palace and visit the apartments of the Princes of Carignano.


  • Keep in mind that, at the moment, you can only pay for your tickets in cash.


  • It is very important that you know that there are parts not accessible to people with reduced mobility, such as the Guarini staircase and the basements.


  • There are free guided tours for groups of maximum 25 people, which take place every hour from 10:00 a.m. You must make your reservation by calling.


  • On days with the highest number of visitors (first Sunday of the month and holidays), it is not always possible to guarantee access to all, so reservations will not be made by phone or email. However, you can go in the morning (better before 11:00) and make the reservation personally.


  • General admission: € 5. Reduced ticket: € 2 (from 18 to 25 years old). Free entry: under 18s, Italian teachers, students (of literature, architecture and philosophy), museum subscribers, visitors with a Turin Piemonte Card, MiBACT staff, ICOM members, journalists and people with disabilities and their companion.


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  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed Monday.


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Museum of the Risorgimento


The history of a fundamental stage in Italy

  • You can get there by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are Porta Nouva (a 10 minute walk).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • Located inside the Carignano Palace, it is the most important historical museum in the country.


  • It is dedicated to the period of the Resurgence, the process of unification of Italy, from the French Revolution to the First World War.


  • It is an exhibition of almost 3,000 m2, where you can see weapons, uniforms, works, manuscripts and documents of great value.


  • It emerged in 1878 after the death of the first king of Italy, Victor Emmanuel II.


  • You can make a reservation by calling this phone number 390115623719 from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


  • This is one of the places that you cannot miss if you are interested in knowing in depth the history of the country, since it refers to a very important time for this nation.


  • The museum is structured so that you can choose different routes depending on the time and interest you have.


  • The routes available in the museum have audio guides and video guides.


  • You can book a guided tour (groups of between 11 and 30 people) that take place in different languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish and German. The price is € 80 per group, plus the reduced price of the ticket. If the visit is in a foreign language, the price is € 100 per group, plus the reduced price of admission.


  • Keep in mind that on Saturday and Sunday, at 3:30 p.m., there are guided tours without reservation, to which you can sign up, if there is availability, by registering at the box office at least 15 minutes before the visit. This is priced at € 4 per person, in addition to the reduced ticket price.


  • General admission: € 10.


  • Reduced ticket: € 8 (groups of at least 11 people, over 65s and military).


  • Family ticket: € 18 (for families with a maximum of 5 members where there are a maximum of 2 adults).


  • Student tickets: university students € 5, second grade secondary € 4, first grade secondary and primary € 2.50.


  • Free entry: children under 6 years old, visitors with disabilities and their companions, teachers, museum subscribers and visitors with Turin Piemonte Card or Royal Card.


  • NOTE: discounts are available for different groups: members of the Italian tourism club, Trenitalia Piedmont clients, Mibact employees, Unitre members, FAI members, ARCI members, "G. Arpino" library at Nichelino, OfficineBrand, Citysightseeing, Museo Diocesano di Torino, Cronaca here, members of COOP, 8 GalleryCard, Area12, Emergency.


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  • 1 h - 2 h

    There are several routes of different durations for the visitor to choose: -Short route (45 min. Approx.) -Standard route (1h and 30min. Approx.) -Long route (2h. Approx.)


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed Monday.


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Balon


The place where any already forgotten object becomes valuabl

  • You can get to the market by public transport. If you choose the bus, several lines stop in the area: 11, 19, 50, 51, 92, 1085, N04, W60, 000001, 000012, 000265. If you opt for the tram, lines 3, 4, and 16CS also stop close. The closest metro stations are XVIII Dicembre (a 19-minute walk) and Principi d'Acaja (a 23-minute walk).


  • If you want to go by car, there are paid parking lots nearby.


  • The Saturday market in Balon has been held since 1857, spanning several streets: Corte del Maglio, Mameli, Lanino, Cottolengo and Borgo Dora.


  • The Gran Balon is the Sunday market, which has been held since 1985 and covers Corte del Magio, Mameli, Lanino, Canale Carpanini and Borgo Dora streets.


  • Both are made up of around 300 exhibitors and 50 shops, where you can find all kinds of items: handicrafts, antiques and vintage-style items, objects for collectors, rags, second-hand items and numerous expressions of creativity from Turinese artisans. The exhibitors belong to merchants and artisans as well as retirees, vintage lovers or students.


  • If you like antiques or you just want to get to know one of the most emblematic shopping areas of Turin, you cannot miss the market that takes place in Balon.


  • It is an essential place if you want to know in depth the city, its inhabitants, their tastes, their past and their way of understanding life.


  • Free.


  • 390114369741


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    The Saturday Ball Market takes place every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Big Ball takes place on the second Sunday of the month, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


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Piazza San Carlo


The Turin Lounge

  • You can get to the Egyptian Museum by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15, W60 and Casale-Crescentino-Torino. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro station is Porta Nouva (8 minutes walking).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • Construction of this square began in 1943 as a space focused on the market.


  • Here are two baroque-style twin churches (Santa Cristina and San Carlos Borromeo), which although they are not exactly the same, both endow this place with a unique beauty.


  • The square is dominated by an equestrian-type monument by Manuele Filiberto called the Bronze Horse, which represents the Duke of Savoy sheathing his sword after the Battle of San Quentin.


  • This area is ideal for walking with children, as it is not open to traffic.


  • Whether you go shopping, have a coffee or take beautiful photos, the Plaza de San Carlos will make you fall in love with its elegance.


  • It is a beautiful place to connect with the true essence of the city.


  • Cultural events are held in this square often, find out so you don't miss them if they coincide with your trip.


  • Free.


  • min - min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Burgo Medieval


Medieval-style village

  • The Medieval Village is located within the Valentino Park, which you can reach on foot, by public transport and by car. If you choose public transport, the bus lines that stop in the area are 299, 1, 18, 24, 35, 67, 93 /, 101 and S18. The tram lines that interest you are 9, 16CD and 16CS. The closest metro station is Marconi (17 minute walk).


  • It was built in 1884, as a result of a joint decision between writers, artists, architects, historians, archivists, and art objects experts who came together to develop a project in the pavilion. Alfredo D'Andrade, Portuguese academic of Italian architecture, especially medieval, proposed to carry out the Medieval Borgo.


  • Its construction went through an investigation of original models of the time, which were personally inspected and studied by the members of the Commission.


  • The architectural style of the Medieval Borgo was inspired by the castles of Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta in the Middle Ages.


  • Today it is used for exhibitions and artistic and cultural events.


  • This replica of a 15th century urban complex is a fabulous place to continue learning about the history of Turin.


  • Being on the banks of the Po River and within the Valentino Park, the walk is very pleasant, connecting peace and tranquility with history and nature.


  • As soon as you enter, crossing the drawbridge, you will leave the 21st century behind to enter medieval times, where you will find craft shops, fountains, arches and an imposing castle.


  • You can visit the manor house, La Rocca, making an itinerary between the rooms with a guide included. Its rooms decorated with furniture and fabrics evoke the life of the 15th century, and the weapons and armor, the dining room, the kitchen and the throne room are worth a visit.


  • You can reserve your access by mail or phone.


  • You can also visit the gardens, enjoying different aromas and essences and learning about their history.


  • The visit to the lower part of the Borgo, almost at river level, is free.


  • The visit of the town, the castle and the garden is guided and costs € 5 per person, although it is free for visitors with the Torino Piemonte Card, visitors with disabilities and children under 4 years of age.


  • Group guided tours have a cost depending on their duration and language. -In Italian it costs € 60 for a 1 hour visit, € 70 for a 1 hour 30 minute visit, and € 90 for a 2 hour visit. -In a foreign language, it costs € 65 for a 1-hour visit, € 80 for a 1-hour and 30-minute visit, and € 95 for a 2-hour visit.


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  • 1 h - 2 h

    -The guided tour of La Rocca lasts 45min. -The guided tour of the town has different durations, being able to choose between 1h, 1h and 30 min., Or 2h.


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art


Wide selection of works from the 19th and 20th centuries

  • You can visit the museum using public transport or the car. If you opt for the bus, lines 5, 5 /, 11, 12, 14, 33, 55, 57, 58, 58 /, 63, 64, 68, 91, 101, 299, 1510, 1511, STAR 1, S05 and W15. If you choose the tram, lines 4, 9, 7, 10 and 15 stop nearby. The closest metro stations are Vinzaglio and Re Umberto (both a 6-minute walk away).


  • If you decide to go by car, there are paid parking lots in the area.


  • In the Gallery of Modern Art you will find from large exhibitions of Italian and international artists, to innovative research dedicated to young people.


  • It comprises a collection of 45,000 pictorial and sculptural works, videos, photographs and works on paper, ranging from the 19th century to the present.


  • It has permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as activities for the study, dissemination of art and training.


  • Turin was the first Italian city to promote a public collection of modern art as part of its Civic Museum, and it opened in 1863 although the collections were housed alongside the old ones. In 1895 they were relocated to another building, and after its destruction in World War II, a new building was erected in the same place and was inaugurated in 1959. After several renovations and extensions of the exhibition area, since 2003 this museum forms part of the Turin Museum Foundation.


  • The atmosphere of the museum will invite you to appreciate contemporary art, through its small details that will accompany you throughout the journey through the stage.


  • The museum runs guided tours, which you can take part in by calling to make your reservation.


  • The museum has cafeteria and dining room spaces.


  • General admission: € 10.


  • Reduced admission: € 8 (visitors between 18 and 25 years old and over 65 years old, members of associations or affiliated with the museum, groups of at least 20 people).


  • Free admission: for museum holders and subscribers to Turin cards, minors under 18 years, visitors with disabilities and their companions, students and teachers, students of Fine Arts and music conservatories, directors of the founding bodies, employees of the Torino Musei Foundation and the Turin Cultural Services Division, journalists, licensed tour guides, members of the Friends of Turin Museums Foundation, members of ICOM and holders of promotional tickets issued by local authorities.


  • NOTE: the first Tuesday of each month is free for everyone.


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  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. at 6:00 p.m. Closed Monday.


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Monte dei Capuccini - Torino


Spectacular views of Turin

  • You can get to the Church using public transport, but walking to it from Piazza Vittorio Veneto and crossing the Po River through the Vittorio Emanuelle I bridge adds a much greater beauty to the visit.


  • If you choose to use the bus, lines 53, 66, 70 and 73 will leave you right at the foot of the hill, but they will also serve you 61, 170TO and 13N.


  • The Mount of the Capuchins has a perfect location, very close to the city center of Turin, which makes it a wonderful visit if you are getting to know the site.


  • This hill is very close to the Po river, and on it you will also find the Santa María al Monte church and council, as well as the National Museum of the Mountain.


  • Since ancient times, the hill was used for defensive purposes, for its wide views.


  • In the 16th century, remains of a small temple built by the ancient Romans in the 1st century BC were found.


  • From the Mount of the Capuchins you can enjoy wonderful views of the city of Turin, and although going up on foot may be a bit tiring, it will surely be worth it.


  • min - min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Basílica de Superga


Panoramic views of Turin

  • The Basilica of Superga is a bit far from the center of Turin, so you have to use transport to get there.


  • If you decide to opt for public transport, you can use the funicular line 79, which leaves from Sassi Station and arrives very close to the Basilica.


  • If you choose the bus, line 79 stops very close to the Basilica.


  • If your option is to visit the Basilica by car, there are parking lots in the area.


  • Whether you go by public transport or by car, I recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing.


  • It is a bit far from the center, about 25 minutes by car, but the visit is worth the trip.


  • This 18th-century church was built on top of the Superga hill, and its classicist architecture also has Baroque details. From its dome you can enjoy wonderful views of Turin.


  • Although it is called Basilica, it does not really have this title, but it does have that of Minor Basilica.


  • A large number of monarchs have been buried in the Basilica.


  • On May 4, 1949, the plane carrying the Torino Football Club soccer team crashed into the retaining wall at the rear of the Basilica of Superga. All 31 people on board died, so a monument was erected on the wall where the accident occurred to remind them. Soccer fans from all over the world come to pay tribute each year.


  • IMPORTANT NOTE: currently the Basilica is closed to the public due to restoration work, so access to the public is not allowed at the moment. On Sunday mornings at 11:30 a.m. a religious service is scheduled and the Basilica closes again at 12:30 p.m.


  • The ascent to the Basilica can be done by funicular, a rack railway that makes visiting the place even more interesting.


  • General admission: € 5 (royal tombs and Royal Apartment).


  • Reduced admission: € 4 (groups of at least 20 people, members of TCI, ACI, FAI, ARCI, employees, staff of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, students, school groups, journalists, teachers, over 65s, members of CTS and students of ISIC CARD, affiliated to Cral).


  • Free admission: for museum subscribers, visitors with a Torino Piemonte Card, tourist guides, companions of people with disabilities, group leaders (minimum 20 people) and children under 12 years of age.


  • 390118980083


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    BASILICA SCHEDULE From March 1 to October 31: Monday to Sunday, 10: 00-13: 30 and 14: 30- 19:00. Closed Wednesdays, only open for group reservations. From November 1 to January 31: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, from 10:00 to 13:30 and from 14:30 to 18:00. From February 1 to 29: Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 13:30 and from 14:30 to 18:00. * If there is bad weather the opening of the Basilica is not guaranteed. ** Extraordinary opening: Christmas period (from December 25 to January 6) the same hours are maintained. SCHEDULE OF ASCENT TO THE DOME Monday-Sunday: 10: 00-13: 30 and 14: 30-19: 00. Wednesdays closed. * In case of bad weather and during religious services, access to the dome will be closed. ** This visit is not accessible for people with disabilities.


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Galleria San Federico


The secret treasure chest of Turin

  • You can get there by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15, W60 and Casale-Crescentino-Torino. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro station is Porta Nouva (a 10 minute walk).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • The San Federico Gallery is a commercial place, where the elegance and quality of its stores go perfectly with the ornamentation and aesthetics of the place.


  • In this historical gallery you will find rare objects of value. An example of the acquisitions found in this place are the Victorian rings with real stones, glasses from the early twentieth century, silver objects from various eras, brooches from the 1930s to the 1950s ...


  • It was built in 1856, and in addition to prestigious commercial premises, there are several offices and a historic cinema, the Lux Cinema, which has been here since 1930.


  • This beautiful and elegant place should be part of your visit, whether you are a lover of elegance and exclusivity or if you want to know all the possible corners of Turin during your stay.


  • It is a bit hidden from the natural passage of people, so you must pay attention to the location so as not to continue long.


  • Free.


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  • min - min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Hours: the gallery is open 24 hours, each particular business has its own hours.


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Iglesia de San Lorenzo


The church without a facade

  • You can get there by public transport. If you use the bus you are interested in lines 11, 19, 27, 51, 55, 56, 57, 92, N04, N10, S04, W01, W15 and W60. If you opt for tram, the lines are 4, 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16CD. The closest metro stations are Porta Nouva (15 minutes walking), and Porta Susa (20 minutes walking).


  • If you want to come by car, you must take into account the indications to circulate through the city center, since this area has special restrictions for vehicle access. Keep in mind that you cannot go by car on Via XX Settembre and Via Petro Micca, because they are exclusively for public transport, and that on Via Po, Piazza Castello and Viale dei Partigiane you cannot circulate between 7.30am and 10.30am . Through Corso Regina Margherita and Corso San Maurizio there is free access all day.


  • Nearby there are parking lots (Roma San Carlo, Piazza Castello, 113 and Porte Palatine, Via Porta Palatina, 15), and also parking for bicycles outside the Palace.


  • You can rent bicycles at the ToBike Station, Via Conte Verde, or use the tourist bus, whose ticket offices you will find in Piazza Castello, 165.


  • This baroque beauty goes unnoticed by visitors unaware of its location. This church has no facade, apparently considering that building one would have broken the symmetry of the square.


  • It is because of its simplicity that we must look at the dome to find it.


  • It is a small church, with a warm and welcoming interior, and is related to number 8, since it has an octagonal plan, 8 arches and 8 chapels.


  • Manuel Filiberto, belonging to the Royal House of Savoy, won the Battle of San Quintín on August 10, the day of San Lorenzo, and had promised that if that happened he would build a church dedicated to this Saint. Upon his return to the city, he could not fulfill his promise at that time, so he dedicated this existing church in the square to San Lorenzo.


  • Inside this church a replica of the Holy Shroud is exposed so that the most faithful can contemplate it.


  • You can see the church with a free guided tour, or on your own.


  • The exterior does not do justice to its beautiful interior.


  • Free.


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  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    -Hours: weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. -Tourist visits schedule: weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Holidays from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (there will be no visits in the morning).



3 Ratings

lauravidal

lauravidal

Una ciudad que no puedes pasar por alto si te dispones a recorrer Italia. Muy interesante la guía en su recorrido.

13/08/2020

martinymartina

martinymartina

Muy buenos tips! Interesantes sitios cómo el Castillo del Valentino.

06/08/2020

markel

markel

Interesante guía sobre la historia de la ciudad y consejos prácticos

26/11/2019