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Turin: 1.5-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

1. Turin: 1.5-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Discover Turin on a 1.5-hour tour and admire the impressive monuments and famous squares as well as off-the-beaten-track gems with commentary from your expert guide. Visit main squares like the incredible Piazza San Carlo, the Piazza Carignano, and the Piazza Castello. Explore hidden courtyards and navigate the winding streets of the old city. As you stroll, hear the charming stories and anecdotes of the city from your local guide. Learn about Turin's chocolate traditions, the story behind Turin's Egyptian Museum, and why there is a bull's head on every fountain. Feel free to ask your guide for recommendations on Turin's many attractions.

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Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

2. Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

Discover the Egyptian Museum of Turin and visit the city on a guided tour. Explore the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization and considered the most important in the world after that of Cairo. Unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Admire spectacular finds such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the Pharaohs. Learn the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilization from your knowledgeable guide. Finally, enjoy a one-hour city tour of Tourin, exploring San Lorenzo Square, San Carlo Square, and the Subalpine Gallery.

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Turin: 2-Hour City Highlights Walking Tour

3. Turin: 2-Hour City Highlights Walking Tour

Meet your guide in the city center to start your discovery of the history and culture of Turin. Begin by exploring the Piazza San Carlo, where you encounter the equestrian monument of Emmanuel Philibert. Discuss the square with your guide, learning how it is considered the “drawing room” of the city. You then pass under a gallery to arrive at Piazza Carignano, where you can admire some of the most beautiful historical buildings, UNESCO-listed since 1997. From there, enter Piazza Castello, the real heart of Turin, to talk about the main monuments of the city. These monuments include sites such as Palazzo Reale, Palazzo Madama, and the San Lorenzo Church. The tour later concludes at the Mole Antonelliana, the most famous building of the city.

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Turin: 2 Hour Guided Walking Tour

4. Turin: 2 Hour Guided Walking Tour

History and culture play a very important role in Turin, and nowhere is this more evident than the city center. This is a place that is truly emblematic of Turin's fascinating history.  Unveil the historical city centre of Turin with a 2 hour walking experience with a guide. Following your guide, you are going to get to see the city’s main square and streets as well as hear many stories and anecdotes about the peculiar personalities that lived here. Together with your monolingual guide you will stop and discover important spots such as Castle Square with its Palazzo Reale, Palazzo Madama, the Mole Antonelliana and the lovely viales around the city.

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Turin: Highlights Bike Tour

5. Turin: Highlights Bike Tour

Meet your guide and begin your tour with a safety briefing and an introduction to Turin. As you ride through the city you’ll hear about the history of each place you visit. The 3.5-hour ride takes you from Porta Nuova to 19th-century squares, where the Italian kingdom was born. See the Castle of the royal Savoia family before riding to the oldest part of the city, where you’ll find the medieval quarter and Roman ruins. Cycle along the Po River and enter the Valentino, the most beautiful park in Turin. Other stops include the Mole Antonelliana, the tallest museum in the world, the impressive Gran Madre di Dio, a church known for its connection with the Legend of Holy Grail and the Egyptian Museum.

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Turin: Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

6. Turin: Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

Meet your friendly guide in Piazza San Carlo, a magnificently elegant location aptly nicknamed the ‘lounge’ of Turin. Learn about the Piazza’s history which dates back to 1619 as you admire the intricate architecture of the surrounding buildings. Next, pass by the Port Palazzo Market on your way to the impressive Porta Palatina, which is one of the best preserved 1st-century BC Roman gateways in the world. Continue the tour to the imposing San Giovanni Battista Cathedral, the main place of Catholic worship in Turin. Located in the square of the same name, the cathedral was built at the end of the 15th century and is the city’s only religious building in the Renaissance style. Arrive at Piazza Castello next, a large esplanade that is the true center of Turin. As you explore, admire the dazzling Palazzo Madama as well as the majestic Palazzo Reale. Follow your guide to Piazza Carignano, one of the most important and historic squares of the Piedmontese capital. Dating back to the Savoy era of the city, the square boasts a fascinating monument to honor Vincenzo Gioberti, whom you will learn about from your guide. The tour ends at one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, the Mole Antonelliana. Built in 1863 and standing at 167 meters tall, the tower was initially a place of worship for Turin’s Jewish community before being sold to the municipality in 1877. Today the tower houses the fabulous collections of the National Cinema Museum.

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Turin: Historical Walking Tour by Night

7. Turin: Historical Walking Tour by Night

See Turin from a different perspective on a 2-hour historical walking tour by night. Accompanied by a tour guide, you will hear many stories of the noble families as well as the phantoms that walk around the city in the night. Meet the guide in Piazza del Castello and see the Palazzo Reale, passing by the Egyptian Museum on the way. Get your cameras ready, because you will then come across the monumental Mole Antonelliana. Originally conceived as a synagogue, the tower now houses the National Museum of Cinema and is believed to be the tallest museum in the world. Next, your local guide will lead you to the Duomo di Torino (Turin Cathedral), which lies where the theater of the ancient Roman city was located. Learn about the Turin's ancient past while snapping pictures of the city lit by night.

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Turin: 3-Hour Tour with Entrance to the Palazzo Reale

8. Turin: 3-Hour Tour with Entrance to the Palazzo Reale

The afternoon begins with a 1-hour sightseeing tour of the city. Dive into the city’s history and explore its heritage as you visit a number of landmarks including Piazza Carignano, San Giovanni Battista Cathedral, and Porta Palatina. Finish the walking tour in Piazza Castello where you will enter the Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) with a skip-the-line entry tickets. The Palace was the official residence of the House of Savoy and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. Among the most fascinating rooms are the grand Salon of the Swiss, the Throne Room, the Coffee Room, the Alcove Room of Carlo Emanuele II, the 19th century Ballroom, and finally the magnificent Scissors Staircase, created by  Filippo Juvarra in 1720. The trip is not complete without a visit to the Armoury, which currently has more than 5,000 objects ranging from Prehistory to the beginning of the twentieth century, among them sixteenth century weapons and armor. Marvel at the Cappella della Sacra Sindone (Chapel of the Holy Shroud), and look up to admire the intricately carved stars on its dome.

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Welcome to Turin: Private Tour with a Local

9. Welcome to Turin: Private Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Turin from a local resident eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Get familiar with the neighborhood where you are staying and learn about the best places to buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Hear about the top things to see and do, customized to your interests so that by the time you say goodbye you will feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident you have all the information you need.

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What people are saying about Piedmont

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 64 reviews

The tour with Sofia was perfect. Sofia explained to us the history, the architecture and today's life in Torin very knowledgeably and with great dedication, and she also responded individually to our questions and interests. It was a very personal tour that I can recommend without reservation.

The Guide was very friendly and helped us a lot with future activities. She even helped us to book a great Restaurant / Store

Unser Guide war sehr kompetent und hat sogar eine halbe Stunde länger gemacht! Tolle Führung, sehr empfehlenswert!

Andrea cultured and funny person. Tour around Turin interesting and not boring.

Andrea, the guide, very knowledgeable and passionate. A beautiful experience