20 good reasons

1. The first CAPITAL OF ITALY, before Florence and Rome

2. The MUSEO EGIZIO, the world’s oldest

3. The NATIONAL CINEMA MUSEUM inside the “Mole Antonelliana”


5. The city where the HOLY SHROUD is conserved

6. The ROYAL RESIDENCES declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site

7. The city preserving LEONARDO da Vinci’s SELF PORTRAIT

8. The capital of CONTEMPORARY ART

9. The best historical CAFÉS and PATISSERIES

10. The capital of taste, CHOCOLATE and VERMOUTH

11. The city with 18 km of arcades for SHOPPING

12. Europe’s largest open-Air MARKET Porta Palazzo

13. Visits to factories of the MADE IN TORINO EXPERIENCE

14. Visit “behind the scenes” of TEATRO REGIO and other historical theatre

15. INNOVATIVE STRUCTURES designed by internationally known architects

16. NIGHT LIFE in Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Borgo Dora, Quadrilatero Romano, San Salvario, Vanchiglia

17. The MOUNTAINS of the winter olympic games Torino 2006 where to practice both winter and summer sport activities

18. CASTLES and FORTRESSES in the surroundings of Torino (ex. Fort of Fenestrelle the largest construction after the Great Wall of China, the Castle of Masino which houses the ashes of Arduino first king of Italy etc)

19. The four VIA FRANCIGENA, the medieval path of the pilgrims on their way to Rome, along which masterpieces like the Sacra di San Michele abbey can be admired.

20. GRAN PARADISO NATIONAL PARK, the oldest natural reserve in Italy, is the place for great hikes and trekking in the wild. Forests, hills, lakes and easy trails are there for exploring or for getting off the hectic everyday life