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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.Get some historical perspective at Basilica of Superga and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Castello di Grinzane Cavour (in Grinzane Cavour). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacra di San Michele, see where the action happens at Juventus Stadium, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.
For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turin day trip planning site.
If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°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, Sacra di San Michele, Forte di Bard, Castello di Grinzane Cavour
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