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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.Escape the urban bustle at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso and Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di Superga and La Venaria Reale. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Castello di Grinzane Cavour (in Grinzane Cavour). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza San Carlo and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.
To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin tour planner.
If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Cuneo International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Turin
Basilica of Superga, Reggia di Venaria Reale, Castello di Grinzane Cavour, Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, Forte di Bard
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