First things first: we might sound overly enthusiastic about this city, which is Giulia’s birthplace and has been our home for the last 2 years.
But indeed there are so many exciting things about Turin that we adore and will make you fall in love with this place!
Host of the Winter Olympic Games in 2006, the city is internationally renowned for Juventus Football Club, Ferrero/Kinder chocolate, Fiat/FCA cars and its Polytechnic University, but there are many other reasons to drop by for a visit
- Food & restaurants: the most innovative food hub in Italy and the one to watch in Europe. From Michelin-starred restaurants to street food, without forgetting the traditional trattorias (called piolas) serving local food, you can’t go wrong dining in Turin. Local produce and specialities include truffle, nuts, cheese and chocolate, so make sure you leave plenty of room while packing your bags!
- Wine & cocktails: the best wines in Italy are found here. Make sure to take a trip to the nearby Langhe area for tasting tours of the best Barolo, Barbaresco and Nebbiolo wines. Shoot us a message for recommendations on the best drinks in town!Architecture: once the Italian capital and home to the royal family, the city combines elegant historical buildings with modern architectures and industrial/urban designs
- Nature: rivers, hills, woods and mountains in the surroundings offer the perfect getaway from the city and a daily chance to recharge our batteries in nature
- Nightlife: enjoy partying or casual hangouts under the stars? Vittorio Veneto square, Murazzi, San Salvario, Vanchiglia are just few areas to socialize.
- Cultural scene: with theatres, concerts, opera, museums, art expos you can never go bored. Look out for the many free events on https://www.guidatorino.com/
- Sports: there’s so much to do even with very tight budgets, including running, fitness, hiking, rowing, skiing, yoga