Route & dates
Turin— 2 nights
City of Magic
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.Appreciate the collections at Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama). Explore hidden gems such as Castello di Issogne and Salumificio Maison Bertolin. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Ricetto di Candelo (in Candelo), Castello di Grinzane Cavour (in Grinzane Cavour) and Santuario di Oropa (in Oropa). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verres, get engrossed in the history at Museo Pietro Micca, get a taste of the local shopping with Via Roma, and explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio.
To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turin trip planner.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. In December, daytime highs in Turin are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Turin
Castello di Issogne, Ricetto di Candelo, Castello di Grinzane Cavour, Salumificio Maison Bertolin, Castello di Verres
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