68. Turin, Italy

Why Turin, Italy

This city of Turin, Italy, nestled at the foot of the Alps, was once home to the Winter Olympics of 2006. It really reminds me of Vienna, Austria, but people call it the Paris of Italy. Plus, the shroud of Turin is located here.

Turin, Italy - Torino2006

Turin, Italy – Torino 2006

Turin, Italy – The Alps

 

Where

Turin, Italy is located in the northwestern part of Italy. It’s due slightly southwest of Milan and just over the French border.

How To Get Here

Bus

Flixbus provides bus service within Italy.

By Plane

The closest airport is Turino Airport (TRN). The airlines serving Turin are:

Afriqiyah Airways (EN), Air France (AF), Alitalia (AZ), blu-express (BV), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Iberia Airlines (IB), Jet2.com (LS), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH),Luxair (LG), Meridiana Airlines (IG), Monarch Airlines (ZB), Royal Air Morac (AT), Ryanair (FR), S7 Airlines (S7), Tarom (RO) , Transavia (HV), Turkish Airlines (TK) , Volotea (V7), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).

Ride Sharing

BlablaCar provides ridesharing service.

By Train

There is train service to Turin. Train service throughout Italy is covered by ItaliaRail. I recommend taking the high speed train; Frecciarossa, you’ll be amazed. Once in the city, there are trams to take you around.

Turin, Italy - Tram

Turin, Italy – Tram

By Car

If you are already in the region you can drive to the area. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Turin, Italy

Turin, Italy

Where To Stay

Turin has a lot of hotels. It was home to the Winter Olympics in 2006.

Turin, Italy

Turin, Italy

==>> You can find a list of hotels here.

==>> Check out Airbnb deals here.

Where To Eat

It’s Italy, so there’s no shortage of great food. There’s street food as well as sit down restaurants and of course fast foods. Of course you should have some Italian-style pizza as well as Gelato.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

This is wine country and the food is great as well as street art and you can even go ballooning. Plus there’s the Egyptian Museum. Every ten years you get to see the Shroud of Turin at Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista. Outside of that you can read about it and see photos.

Turin, Italy - Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista

Turin, Italy – Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista

==>> Here’s some additional information on Turin from Lonely Planet.

==>> You may also check Viator for additional things to do.

Additional Information

Language: Italy

Currency: EUR

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Turin, Italy

Turin, Italy

 

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