Tours to Turin
The coat of arms of the Italian Turin depicts a bull that brings good luck and wealth to the inhabitants of the city. They believe in it so sacredly that they try to step on a stylized image of an animal on city pavements when they run to work or a date. Tours to Turin are booked by those who are in love with Italy and believe that it is here that the best examples of Baroque, Rococo and even Art Nouveau architecture are collected. And the capital of Piedmont is the homeland of many who participated in the liberation movement for the unification of the country, and therefore the city is called the cradle of freedom.
Turin appeared on the map of the Roman Empire in 28 BC. as a military camp, and in the Middle Ages represented influential county families as a residence. At the beginning of the 15th century, the University of Turin appears within its walls, and in the 19th the city takes on the honorary role of the capital of the united country..
Today, the capital of the province of Piedmont is the second largest industrial city in Italy and an important transport hub, and tours to Turin are very popular with travelers who are not indifferent to European history and culture..
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- You can fly to Turin from Moscow with a connection not only in Rome, but also in all European capitals. The airport is located just 15 kilometers from the city and will help you to get to the center by taxis, electric trains or buses. Public transport tickets are purchased at special kiosks at stops.
- For shopping fans, tours to Turin are the perfect opportunity to buy the best without being too crowded like in Rome or Milan. Outlets are located in the suburbs, and the easiest way to get there is by electric trains.
- The weather in the city, even in winter, favors travelers and +5 in the middle of January allows you to take long walks. In summer it can be hot here and the thermometers often go off scale for +30, and therefore the most favorable time for a tour to Turin is spring or mid-autumn..
- Most likely, you will not be able to see the main relic of the city, the famous Shroud of Turin. It is extremely rarely put on public display, due to its special value and venerable age..
- A great way to stay within budget when trying to see all the local attractions is to purchase a Tourist Card. It is called here "Turin + Piedmont" and gives unlimited access to all museums. The price depends on the number of days of stay on the tour in Turin, and the card is sold at travel agencies and information kiosks.