Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Turin1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Turin with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Turin areaThis Turin map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Turin and surroundings
Italy - moving around the countryIn large cities such as Milan or Rome, you will find an underground metro. You can buy tickets in kiosks or inside the subway. At peak hours, trains run every two to three minutes. At other times and on weekends, the frequency of the underground transport can vary within 7 minutes. The fare in most of Rome’s subway lines is approximately 2 euros. The quality of the road surface in Italy is at a very high level. Therefore, quite often, tourists decide to rent a car. It can be selected in advance before arriving in Italy, or on the spot. A one-day car rental at the airport in Milan will cost at least 80 euros. Please note that many autobahns in the country are on a paid basis. The average fare is 30 euros. An alternative will be to travel by bike. In large cities, you will find bicycle paths of quite decent quality which are laid along all the central roads of the city. Also quite a popular mode of transportation is suburban trains and international trains. There are even high-speed passenger express trains. The fare depends on the class of the train and the distance of the trip. … Open
Nature and parks of ItalyVesuvius National Park located east of Naples, is a zone of enormous significance both historically and geologically. Throughout the park, research work is still ongoing. The park, named after one of Europe's most famous and active volcanoes, became a haven for six hundred and ten species of plants, with forty percent of them originating from the Mediterranean. More than a hundred species of birds live in the green zone, the number of which increases during the migratory season. Above the blooming fields flutter large, bright colored butterflies, thereby betraying the special charm of the park. A funicular and a trail for backpackers are laid to the crater of Vesuvius. … Open
Photogallery of Turin sights
Our guide to Turin
Attractions and active leisure
Turin offers its guests a unique opportunity to combine a fascinating tour with their favorite entertainment options. The city is popular among fans of eco-tourism, because its territory has more than ten large-scale gardens and parks as well as many picturesque squares and alleys. You can take a break from city life and make beautiful photos during a walk in the Valentino park; it is the most beautiful in the city. … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Connoisseurs of Italian cuisine are sure that you can taste special kinds of risotto in Turin restaurants. Local chefs cook this popular dish following interesting old recipes; they add a sophisticated mix of spices to rice. The pumpkin risotto with local cheeses is very popular. Many ingenious culinary discoveries are credited to Turin chefs, including the fragrant grissini bread appreciated by Napoleon Bonaparte. … Open
Traditions and mentality of Turin
Fans of unusual relaxation treatments are offered to take a chocolate bath. Shoppers will be able to visit colorful fairs and buy a lot of interesting sweet souvenirs. True connoisseurs of chocolate appreciate the CioccolaTò, because small factories that are unknown outside of the country are taking part in it. It would be safe to say that festival participants won’t be able to taste the represented chocolate … Open
Travel guide to Turin
On one of the main streets of Turin, you can see the beautiful Palazzo Madama, built in the 13th century on the ruins of ancient Roman structures. For hundreds of years of its existence, the palace has repeatedly changed its status. Sometime, it contained a prison. Afterwards, it served as a guest house for senior people. In the 19th century, an art gallery was located there for a little while. Then the palace was … Open
Advices for travellers
8. Fans of event tourism would find interesting to visit the city in September, as that month Turin hosts an interesting music festival. In January, the traditional carnival attracts travelers. 7. Shoppers should be aware that prices in local stores and shopping malls are quite high;however, the quality of the goods remains high. Those who expect to save money are recommended to go to one of local markets. On … Open
Cultural excursion through Turin - things to see
The best example of the Renaissance architecture is the Cathedral; it is considered a religious landmark of global scale. Construction of the Cathedral was completed in 1498. Its walls house the priceless relic, the Shroud of Turin. Hundreds of believers from all over the world are eager to see it. The beautiful chapel has been built specifically to hold the shroud, but it was completely destroyed in a fire. … Open