2 Days in Turin Italy Story

By Esme May

Introduction

2 Days in Turin Italy Story

Turin, nestled in the Piedmont area and surrounded by the Alps, is a powerhouse of culture and beauty. Wander the...

Day 1

Historic Sights and Museums

And so begins your weekend in Turin! Today we will be walking the inner, historic city sights and braving the...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Pastarell

The most important meal of the day is breakfast! Be sure to start your exciting two days in Turin right...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Egyptian Museum

The Museo delle Antichita Egizie is the only museum outside of Cairo that is solely devoted to Egyptian art and...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Madama Palace

A short walk onward takes you to Madama Palace. Palazzo Madama was designed by renowned architect Filippo Juvarra in the...

Day 1 - Stop 4

National Cinema Museum

Just a 6-minute walk onwards from the Madama Palazzo is the fabulous National Cinema Museum. This motion picture museum can...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Mole Antonelliana

This tower is half the fun, with visitors able to take a panoramic elevator to see sweeping views of Turin...

Day 1 - Stop 6

Lunch at Vintage 1997

It’s lunchtime! While Turin city centre is packed with eateries and divine smells, I personally fell in love with Vintage...

Day 1 - Stop 7

Royal Palace of Turin

Less than 10 minutes walk from the Museum of Cinema and Mole Antonelliana is the Royal Palace of Turin. Constructed...

Day 1 - Stop 8

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist (Turin Cathedral)

Following the theme of opulence, next, we will be walking 12 minutes to the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist....

Day 1 - Stop 9

Dinner at a local Eatery

After a long and giant day exploring all that Turin’s city centre has to offer, it’s time for dinner! Turin...

Day 2

Get wild in the vast reaches of Turin's suburbs!

Welcome to day 2 of your 48 hours in Turin! Today we will venture forth from the City Historical and...

Day 2 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Convitto Cafe

Start your day on the right side of the bed with a pit stop at the Convitto Cafe. With a...

Day 2 - Stop 2

La Venaria Reale

To get to the La Venaria Reale, you have two choices: catch the express bus which stops at Piazza Castello...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Have a Picnic in the Palace Grounds

Grab a coffee to go from one of the cafes inside the Palace and indulge on cakes taken from your...

Day 2 - Stop 4

Parco del Valentino

Heading back across town, take the express bus back to Piazza Castello. From here it is a quick 15-minute walk,...

Day 2 - Stop 5

Lunch at Pasticceria Bizzi

Tripadvisors Number 1 lunch spot is located a five-minute walk from Parco del Valentino. The Pasticceria Bizzi has delightful small...

Day 2 - Stop 6

Castello del Valentino

Heading back into the park, explore the Baroque Castle UNESCO site located in the Northern quarter. This ancient castle was...

Day 2 - Stop 7

Treat yourself to an Aperitivo in Piazza Vittorio!

Aperitvo’s are part of Italian culture! These small alcoholic drinks are meant to whet the appetite before dinner and serve...

Day 2 - Stop 8

Dinner at Da Dino

After your Aperitivo, head down to San Vincenzo by way of a 20-minute walk or ten-minute tram ride. Da Dino...

Day 2 - Stop 9

Catch an Opera at Teatro Regio Torino

With little time to spare, why not see an Opera at the Teatro Regio Torino to cap off your 2...

Conclusion

Closing Thoughts

Turin brings to mind chocolate and coffee, history and romance. It was the seat of the Savoy Royal family for...