Turin Tourism and Travel Information

Turin Tourism and Travel Information

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Italy is a promising land which offers diverse and endless tourist destinations all over the world. One of the loveliest places is the capital of the Piedmont region, Turin, which lies in the northern Italy located mainly on the left bank of the Po River surrounded by the Alpine arch.

Turin is referred to as “the Capital of the Alps” and “the Automobile Capital of Italy”. The city is truly amazing in terms of its rich culture and history. Beautiful parks and botanical gardens stretch along the left bank of the Po. The great church of the Superga stands on a hill near the city. A cable railway runs to the top of the hill. From the hill, travelers can enjoy a fine view of Turin. Many beautiful piazzas (public squares) provide open space in the city. Turin is featured as a top travel spot on many of the best travel websites.

Furthermore, being one of the world’s top tourist destinations, the city is known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theatres, libraries, museums, and other tourist spots that is why it keeps on attracting many tourists every year.

The major tourist attractions in Turin include Mole Antonelliana, the Piazza San Carlo, and Museo Egizio.

Mole Antonelliana dominates Turin’s skyline with 167.5 meter tower equivalent of the Eiffel Tower in Paris which became the city’s landmark building and contains one of the finest cinema museums of Europe.

Piazza San Carlo is a long parade of square headed by two churches (San Carlo and Santa Cristina) at one end and consisting of a row of arcades along each of the long sides. It is surrounded by porticoes buildings which give space to numerous bars, cafes, restaurants, emporiums, and boutiques.

Museo Egizio is the world’s largest Egyptian Museum outside Egypt and houses important collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.

With an increasing number of tourists visiting Turin every year, holiday rentals became popular and available throughout the city. Simply by browsing the internet for vacation rentals in Italy, it gives you a vast selection of Piedmont vacation rentals and Turin lodging whether private holiday rentals, hotel accommodation, apartments, or farmhouse. Detailed descriptions, maps, photos, availability, and prices are presented for online reservation and booking for several kinds of accommodations in Turin. You can even find some vacation rentals coupons and save on your next holiday in Turin.

  1. RonLeyba says:

    First and foremost, Italy is a tourist haven. Ask 10 people and surely 9 of them will include Italy as their prime tourist destination. Italy offers so many things that tourist can’t really resist.