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Turin


Turin (Italian: Torino) is the capital of the Piedmont region in northern Italy. The city which is located mostly on the West bank of the Po River, is a major industrial center, and home to much of the Italian automobile industry, including Fiat.

As of 2006, the city of Turin had a population of 900,569. The metropolitan area's total was population was estimated at around 2.2 million.

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National Geographic Traveler: Piedmont & Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps

By Tim Jepson

National Geographic
Released: 2005-11-01
Paperback (240 pages)

National Geographic Traveler: Piedmont & Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
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National Geographic Traveler Piedmont & Northwest Italy begins its tour of the region with an evocative visit to the beautiful baroque city of Turin, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It then heads to southern Piedmont with its lush, rolling, vine-covered landscapes, including a stop in the medieval town of Alba. Northeast of Turin, Lake Maggiore and the other lakes offer a mixture of breathtaking scenery and culture that has drawn the rich and famous for centuries. Finally, in the northern mountains, travelers will discover the fabled Valle d'Aosta, a stunning valley featuring fairy-tale castles, Roman remains, and plenty of skiing.

Several detailed sections filled with practical travel information include extensive lists of handpicked hotels and restaurants and insider tips on the best tours. With meticulous maps and lavish photography, the National Geographic Traveler guides ensure exciting and memorable trips.

Turin (Italy) - Wink Travel Guide

By Wink Travel Guide

Independently published
Paperback (25 pages)

Turin (Italy) - Wink Travel Guide
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Turin was the first capital of modern Italy, and was the host of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games.

Today, Turin, with its fine, aristocratic atmosphere, old world sophisticated shops, grand boulevards and palaces, leafy parks, and several art galleries, is an increasingly popular tourist resort.

Many people consider Turin to be the European capital of Baroque: many palaces and churches were built in this style during the kingdom of the Savoia.

Turin also has an aristocratic atmosphere, the centre is filled with posh 19th century cafes, regal-like arcaded mansions, debonair glittering restaurants, and grand churches.

Turin is home to the famous Shroud of Turin. It has become the home of the Slow Food Movement.

Wink Travel Guides introduce you to the best world travel destinations, in a clear and concise way, illustrated by photos.

Eat like a local in Turin: Bite-sized foodie guides

By Anna Lebedeva

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Paperback (94 pages)

Eat like a local in Turin: Bite-sized foodie guides
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Are you ready for your next great food destination? Look no further than Turin! This is the first culinary guide to the city in English that focuses on must-try traditional foods. Twelve locals reveal their favourite typical dishes and drinks that very few tourists know and tell you where to find them. What is the fritto misto alla piemontese and who serves the best? Where do locals go to sip the old style vermouth? How do you drink the famous il bicerin? Where do you find the best tiny lobster tramezzini sandwiches? Eat Like a Local in Turin takes you on a culinary discovery tour through the city with practical insiders' gastronomic tips, historical anecdotes, cultural insights, fantastic meal recommendations, top culinary experiences and events, ideas for buying edible gifts to take home and much, much more. With 90 restaurants, bars, cafes, delicatessens, bakeries and ice cream shops listed, this guide offers tasty addresses for everyone, from meat lovers to vegans and chocoholics.

Blue Guide Piedmont

By Paul Blanchard

Blue Guides Limited
Paperback (214 pages)

Blue Guide Piedmont
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This detailed guide includes the city of Turin and surrounding royal residences, Lake Maggiore, the Piedmontese Alps and the wine country. Landscape artist, nature lover and long-time Italy-resident Blue Guides author Paul Blanchard tours this beautiful region, cradle of the Italian nation and home of exceptional cuisine, providing fascinating details of its history, monuments and culture, with carefully researched recommendations on hotels and restaurants.

A Civilized Traveller's Guide to Turin

By Eugenia F. Bell

Brand: Little Bookroom
Released: 2005-12-06
Paperback (204 pages)

A Civilized Traveller s Guide to Turin
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This friendly and easy-to-use book will guide you—effortlessly, and at just the right tempo—through the cultural, artistic, and culinary generosity of a beautiful city. —Alice Waters

Nestled between the Alps and the Po River, Turin was hailed by Le Corbusier as the most beautifully situated city he'd ever seen, and by Giorgio de Chirico as the “most profound, most enigmatic, most disquieting city not only of Italy, but of the world.” Today Turin, an elegant city of more than a million people, with views of the Alps around every corner, is home to Italy's most vibrant contemporary art scene, as well as extraordinary architecture, sophisticated shops, and food and wine that are an epicurean's dream.

A Civilized Traveller's Guide to Turin features:

* detailed listings of Turin's cultural attractions, from the one-of-a-kind Museum of Cinema to the world-renowned Museo Egizio, which holds the most significant collection of Egyptian artifacts outside of Cairo
* personal recommendations for hotels, restaurants, cafes, and shops
* walks through the city's medieval, Baroque, and modern neighborhoods
* suggestions for short trips around the region, ideas for what to do with children, and more

Greater Than a Tourist- Turin Italy: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Jelena Branković

CZYK Publishing
Released: 2017-12-20
Kindle Edition (70 pages)

Greater Than a Tourist- Turin Italy: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
 
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Are you excited about planning your next trip?
Do you want to try something new?
Would you like some guidance from a local?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this Greater Than a Tourist book is for you.

Greater Than a Tourist- Turin Italy by Jelena Branković offers the inside scoop on Turin. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there is nothing wrong with that, as part of the Greater Than a Tourist series, this book will give you travel tips from someone who has lived at your next travel destination.

In these pages you’ll discover advice that will help you throughout your stay. This book will not tell you exact addresses or store hours but instead will give you excitement and knowledge from a local that you may not find in other smaller print travel books.

Travel like a local. Low down, stay in one place, and get to know the people and the culture. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

Turin (Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By DK Publishing

Brand: DK Travel
Released: 2005-10-31
Paperback (240 pages)

Turin (Eyewitness Travel Guide)
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Three-dimensional cutaway illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks complement these richly illustrated, fully updated travel handbooks that also include street-by-street guides, background information on a host of popular sights, and a traveler's survival guide providing tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, entertainment, and more.

Lonely Planet Italy (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Kerry Christiani, Peter Dragicevich, Paula Hardy & Kevin Raub

Lonely Planet
Paperback (992 pages)

Lonely Planet Italy (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Italy is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander through chariot-grooved streets in Pompeii, sample the abundant varieties of wine and olives as you tour Tuscany, or toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain in Rome; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Italy and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Italy Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, cuisine, wine, customs
  • Free, convenient pull-out Rome map (included in print version), plus over 136 colour maps.
  • Covers Rome, Turin, Piedmont, the Italian Riviera, Milan, the Lakes, Dolomites, Venice, Emilia-Romagna, Florence, Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Naples, Campania, Puglia, Sicily, Sardinia and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Italy, our most comprehensive guide to Italy, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

Looking for a guide focused on a particular Italian city? Check out our relevant Lonely Planet city guides for comprehensive looks at what each city has to offer; or check out our relevant Pocket guides, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for quick city visits.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

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Travel Like a Local - Map of Turin: The Most Essential Turin (Italy) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (50 pages)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Turin: The Most Essential Turin (Italy) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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In the map you can see all the available means of transport, bus stops and routes so you can always know how to get everywhere.

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