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Turin— 5 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 a sense of the local culture at Museo Egizio and Azienda Agricola But di Meistro Flavio. Get outdoors at Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area and Lake Orta. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale), Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta) and Ferraris Agricola (in Castagnole Monferrato). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, and make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turin trip itinerary 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, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Turin
Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area, Basilica of Superga, Cantina del Glicine, Azienda Agricola But di Meistro Flavio, Reggia di Venaria Reale
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