Best Things To Do in Turin, Italy

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PLACES TO SEE

  • Museum of the Automobile (Museo dell'Automobile)
  • Juventus Stadium
  • Piazza San Carlo
  • National Cinema Museum (Museo Nazionale del Cinema)
  • Mole Antonelliana
  • Egyptian Museum of Turin
  • Piazza Castello
  • Parco del Valentino - mention Medieval Village (Borgo Medievale)
  • Basilica di Superga
  • Venarea Reale
  • Santuario Basilica La Consolata
  • Royal Church of San Lorenzo
  • Piazza Vittorio Veneto
  • Pietro Micca Museum
  • Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento
  • Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama)
  • MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale
  • Quadrilatero Romano
  • Cathedral & the Holy Shroud
  • Mercato di Porta Palazzo
  • River Po Park
  • Armeria Reale

Below we have a list of things to do in Turin and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Turin getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Turin with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Turin

Here is the list of things to do in Turin and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Egyptian Museum Of Turin

    4.7 (1334 Votes)
    Egyptian Museum Of Turin

    Art Museum, History Museum

    “The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin,” wroteJean-FrançoisChampollion, quite the pro at deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics, famously wrote.He wasn’t exaggerating – the Egyptian Museum of Turin is the only museum besides the Cairo museum that is dedicated solely to showcasing a collection of Egyptian art and culture. The museum’s archaeological...Read more
  2. Museum Of National Cinema

    4.6 (875 Votes)
    Museum Of National Cinema

    Cinema, Specialty Museum

    What could be more blissful than a temporary suspension of reality? Museo Nazionale Del Cinema or the Museum of National Cinema in Turin, Italy, is made of the stuff of dreams forescapists and film lovers all over the world. A former synagogue that is now an Italian motion picture museum, it isfitted out rather peculiarly inside the Mole Antonelliana tower, a fascinating structure that is an ar...Read more
  3. Juventus Stadium

    4.7 (1083 Votes)
    Juventus Stadium

    Arena, Stadium

    Juventus Stadium is said to sparkle with electricity during a game. This is generally put down to football history accumulated over the years as it is built on the site of Juventus's and Torino's former home, the Stadio delle Alpi. Juventus’ one-up on its predecessor is the structure of the stands which gives priority to the fans; 41,000 people can now be seated for a match with markedly ...Read more
  4. The National Automobile Museum

    Automobile Museum

    The National Automobile Museum, or Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, is a roaring celebration of the most revered status symbols since the advent of the Italian economic boom: the car. It boasts of a collection including vintage Italian cars such as a Fiat from 1899 and a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost from 1914, in addition to racing cars from Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, it is located in one of the prett...Read more
  5. Piazza San Carlo

    Walking Area, Square

    Bask in the quaint and the medieval street of Piazza San Carlo gazing endlessly at the timeless architecture of the buildings adorning the place. Exploring the square is free of cost and although there is no need for Piazza San Carlo tickets, getting tickets for Piazza San Carlo from our tickets section will help you experience the true essence of Piazza San Carlo as it comes with a knowledgeab...Read more
  6. Venaria Reale

    Historical Site, Palace, Architecture , Unesco Site

    If royal treatment has ever fascinated you, La Venaria Reale will beckon to you in its resplendent glory, a massive complex in Piedmont including the baroque Royal Palace and the 3000 hectare La Mandria Park. Both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, they were home to the largest restoration initiative in Europe, involving an investment of 200 million Euros. They threw open their doors to a new lease o...Read more
  7. Piazza Vittorio Veneto

    Walking Area, Square

    The Piazza Vittorio Veneto is where the city meets the river Po, at one end of the square and the atmosphere it creates is quite the oxymoron.The Piazza is crisscrossed by streets and trams and bus lines while still retaining an inherent vibe of tranquillity, probably because of the covered promenade surrounding the area. The characteristic Italian porticoed buildings add to the charm of the pl...Read more
  8. Santuario Basilica La Consolata

    Church, Religious Site

    The Santuario della Consolata or Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Consolation, a prominent Marian sanctuary in Turin, can come across as quite a mouthful and is affectionately referred to as La Conslo in the region. Entering from the sunny square into the Sanctuary might leave you feeling a little disoriented for a bit, but as your eyes adjust you won’t be able to help but revel in the rich...Read more
  9. Museo Nazionale Del Risorgimento

    Museum, History Museum

    National Museum of the Italian Risorgimento or Museo nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano is often regarded as the king of the 23 museums in the country dedicated to the Risorgimento or the Italian Revolution, whereby the different states, republics and duchies of the Italian peninsula were unified to form the Kingdom of Italy in the 19th century.It is the only one considered of major ‘nat...Read more
  10. Mao - Museo D Arte Orientale

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    The Museo d’Arte Orientale or the Museum of Oriental Art is a little bit of a surprise package in Turin – but what an experience it is. The last thing one would expect to find in Turin is a world-class assortment of Buddhist art and artefacts from countries like Japan, China, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Tibet, but there it is, housed in Palazzo Mazzonis, an 18th century aristoc...Read more
  11. Royal Church Of San Lorenzo

    4.7 (773 Votes)
    Royal Church Of San Lorenzo

    Church, Religious Site

    The average visitor should never underestimate the effect that a church in Turin can have on them, both aesthetically as well as spiritually. The city is chock full of religious shrines such as these, and the pious and the atheist alike are guaranteed to be held rapt by this one in particular – the Royal Church of San Lorenzo, located in the north-western corner of the Piazza Castello. Th...Read more
  12. Armeria Reale

    4.7 (628 Votes)
    Armeria Reale

    Museum, History Museum

    The Armeria Reale on the Royal Armoury of Turin might not seem like it’s up everyone’s alley at first, but cast those preconceived notions about violence for this one and come take a quick looksee. Chances are, you’ll probably be here for a while. Formed by the Savoy Family, the armoury is not a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site - the Polo Reale, consisting of the Royal P...Read more
  13. Cathedral And  The Holy Shroud

    Religious Site, Cathedral

    Built in 1498 by priest and renowned architect Guarino Guarini, the Turin Cathedral epitomises the Renaissance style of architecture and is the major Roman Catholic Church in the city. Dedicated Saint John the Baptist or San Giovanni Battista, the Chapel of the Holy Shroud was added in the 17th century, to make it the final resting place for the Holy Shroud. The Holy Shroud is a length of linen...Read more
  14. Borgo Medievale

    4.5 (537 Votes)
    Borgo Medievale

    Park, Architecture

    Let’s face it: sightseeing can become quite stressful in its own way after a point. When the abundance of Turin’s cultural wealth has left you feeling a little overwhelmed with historical information from museums and architectural landmarks – that’s when you should hit the Parco del Valentino, the most famous public garden in Turin, and the first one as well. As symbolic...Read more
  15. Pietro Micca Museum

    4.6 (470 Votes)
    Pietro Micca Museum

    Museum, History Museum

    Did you know that Turin had an extensive network of underground tunnels built during the early 18th century as a part of siege warfare upon the approach of enemies? This is one of those hidden gems of Turin that doesn’t normally feature on a conventional list of tourist attractions, but is quite a delight to visit. The best part is, you are more likely to find an English or French tour gu...Read more