Week-end in Turin?
Join our city tour and discover the city...
You will start your tour in Piazza San Carlo, nicknamed "Turin's living room", because of its elegance. You'll see there the statue of Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Savoy, the one that moved the Duchy's capital form Chambéry in France, thus starting the growth and the transformation of the city. You'll walk along Via Accademia delle Scienze where the New Egyptian Museum stands, with his huge collection of pottery, coffins, papyri, stelae and mummies! You'll reach Piazza Carignano, where the first Italian Parliament seat. Crossing its courtyeard, you'll discover the new wing of the Palace, built in the second half of 1800, that is nowadays the seat of the Museo of Risorgimento. You'll walk through the serene atmosphere of the Galleria Subalpina, an elegant 1800s shopping center, with his glass roof and the historical coffee shop Baratti e Milano, where you can taste a Bicerin, the traditional Turin hot drink, made with chocolate, coffee and milk.
Then you'll reach Piazza Castello, the heart of the city, with its wonderful Baroque buildings, such as Palazzo Madama,a sumamry of the history of Turin, since it was one of the doors of the Roman settlement, Palazzo Reale, the Teatro Regio and St. Lorenzo's royal church, one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Just behind the Palazzo Reale, there's the Turin's Cathedral. You'll find in the Holy Shroud, one of the most famous and discussed Christian relics.
Only on demand, on Saturdays at 14,30
Duration : 2 hours
Cost for person: € 7,00 (Free under 14 years)