Get underneath the skin of Turin with this guided tour of underground Turin. The capital of Piedmont is a city that has long been shrouded in mystery. From the occult to black magic, Turin has long been known as a mysterious place. And now you can literally go underground to explore the tunnels that run beneath the ancient palaces and churches and hear stories of unsolved murders and ghostly intrigue.
Discover two of Turin’s major highlights on this small-group tour. Begin with the splendors of the city’s historic center, including the Piazza Castello, the Galleria Subalpina, and more. Then, beat the crowds with skip-the-line access to the city’s Egyptian Museum, which is home to a staggeringly extensive collection of ancient artifacts. See the highlights of the collection, and learn more about the museum’s priceless treasures, from your guide.
With a local guide, visit the Royal Palace of Turin, a 16th-century palace constructed for the House of Savoy, which ruled the city for 200 years. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the grounds feature expansive gardens, an armory with one of the world’s largest collections of weapons, and a small chapel believed by many to hold the burial shroud of Jesus.
Discover one of Turin’s highlight landmarks without any hassle—this skip-the-line, small-group tour of the Royal Palace of Turin makes logistics seamless. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and meet your guide right outside of the landmark. With your priority entry, you’ll head straight inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the Savoy royalty who once inhabited the palace, see the Royal Armory and Library, explore the Gardens, and even stop by the Turin Cathedral.
In the 17th century the Royal Palace of Turin was built as the residence of the royal family, the Savoy. It is a perfect ensemble of different styles and remains as it was built at the time, the same decorations, furniture and architecture. Thanks to this tour you will learn all about it, thanks to the knowledge of a local guide. Once inside, marvel at the extravagant decorations and design of the Royal Apartments. Go up the Scala delle Forbici, a scissored staircase designed by the Rococo architect, Juvarra. Two of the main rooms of the palace are the Royal Library and the Royal Armoury Gallery, that house two of the most important collections of the palace, books and arms. Lastly take a visit to the beautiful Royal Gardens, with its rare blooming flowers and the magnificent fountain Fontana dei Tritoni. While visiting Turin you won’t want to miss this tour of one of the most important landmarks of the city, the Royal Palace!
The Unusual Turin tour is the most complete combination of a very informative walking tour (4 hours) through the touristic and non-touristic spots of Turin (special buildings, unique cafes, hidden gems, places with traditions and intriguing stories, private residential courtyards, hidden churches and their treasures, even underground) + a stop in a very special cafe for a good coffee, rest and chat. - Why is there a "devil" in the Royal Church?- Where's "Mussolini's finger"?- Why are there 18 km of underground tunnels and arcades?- Have you have heard about Turin's tragedy?My style is ironical, informal, friendly and with an interactive point of view, for curious people who want to be amazed by the city: forget about the guides with the umbrella, their list of dates and big groups! Consider me like your LOCAL FRIEND, not a guide!I recommend this tour those want to understand the city with a local who knows many fascinating stories and unique places that you could not otherwise find.Do not just expect to walk and listen: get ready to chat, discuss the past, present and future of Turin, way beyond what's on the surface, in a journey backwards from 2020 to 15 BC!IMPORTANT✓✓✓ Please write to me BEFORE booking (in the Questions & Answers section or write to 00 39 33 94 60 48 85) since the tour can be in 4 different language and another day or hour could fit you better.
Scout out Turin’s mysterious side on a 2.5-hour evening tour with a local guide. Home to an array of beguiling landmarks tucked away in clandestine corners, Turin has long been associated with magic and the occult. Hear all about it, and learn about the city’s black and white magic ‘souls’ as you explore by coach.
Turin’s Egyptian Museum has a vast collection of mummies, ancient treasures, and pharaonic antiquities, but with more than 30,000 pieces, just finding the highlights could take a full day. Explore the Egyptian Museum with a guide on a 2-hour tour to learn the stories behind the most important finds, and walk through 3,000 years of Egyptian history.
The vast Royal Palace complex is one of the highlights of Turin, but visiting the lavish Savoy residence on your own can be overwhelming. With this guided tour, take in the sumptuous royal apartments, armory, library, and Chapel of the Shroud in just a few hours. Learn about the royal family and the unification of Italy from your guide, as well as the art and architecture of this regal landmark.
Turin’s Egyptian Museum has one of the world’s largest collections of ancient Egyptian artefacts, and visiting can be daunting. With this guided tour, take in the highlights in just a few hours and get a better understanding of the sarcophagi, papyrus scrolls, and other important objects on display with the insights and explanations of your guide. Learn about Egypt’s golden age, its ancient deities, and daily life along the Nile.
Discover two sides of Turin on this introductory private tour. After meeting your guide, your adventure will begin with a walking tour of the historical city center, including the Palazzo Reale, the city’s sweeping public squares, and the Renaissance–era Capella della Sacra Sindone. Then, head into the Egyptian Museum with skip-the-line access and discover the country’s most significant collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.
The Egyptian Museum of Turin holds more than 30,000 Egyptian artifacts—one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world, and enough to keep the most curious kids engaged. With this tour, visit the museum collections with a guide who specializes in working with children. It’s absolutely ideal for families, and for letting someone else keep children busy for a few hours.
Meet your guide at Piazza Carignano and then skip the long lines to enter Turin's Egyptian Museum. Pick-up from your hotel is possible if it is centrally located, but note that you will then walk to the museum.The Egyptian Museum in Turin is the most important of its kind in the world after the one in Cairo. Home to over 30,000 artifacts that narrate 5,000 years of Ancient Egyptian history, the collection includes art, religious relics and items from everyday life during the time of the great pharaohs.As a guided tour with a private guide, you can choose your preferred date and start time. Your guide will be waiting to take you on an exciting journey through the museum.
This tour is an evening walking tour through the touristic and non-touristic spots of Turin, including special cafes, places with traditions and curious facts, intriguing stories, even underground + one stop in a typical informal winery for a glass of wine and local snacks with me and other (possible) travellers. I recommend this tour who wants to discover the city at night with a LOCAL FRIEND who knows about the city in a convivial, friendly and relaxed atmosphere (forget big groups!) also exploring unique places that you could not otherwise find (like a scenic view or private courtyards, just to mention some).This tour is suitable for those who want/have to visit the city center in few hours but still want to enjoy the best spots/stories and are curious about the city, in a journey backwards from 2020 to 15 BC!You'll enjoy the night atmosphere (in Summer we'll have daylight longer) for your photos and eyes: night lights transform Turin into a magical city!Being a teacher of Italian for foreigners, you can practice your Italian and ask whatever you like about Italian culture/food. Consider me your local friend, not a guide!IMPORTANT✓✓✓ Please write to me BEFORE booking (in the section Questions & Answers or write to me to 00 39 33 94 60 48 85) since the tour can be in 4 different languages and another day or hour can fit you better.I also do other 5 tours, among which Evening tour with aperitivo, the Street Food tour, the Art Nouveau tour,
Turin is home to 36,000 Egyptian artifacts—second in volume only to Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. Get help navigating the sprawling, renowned collections during an expert-led, semi-private tour of the Turin Egyptian Museum, which includes admission tickets. See a real sphinx, marvel at thousands-year-old hieroglyphs, and listen to enriching background on the lives and practices of ancient Egyptians.
This tour is focused on the past and present beauty of Turin in terms of food, architecture, lifestyle for those who have just a couple of hours available but want to understand the charme of this (still) underrated city. The tour and the schedule are highly customizable, if possible. I can plan the itinerary according to your needs: - food (we can go to the best Turin's street food places, where you can buy our specialities, if you want) - architecture (we can visit the Baroque and Fascist district or the Medieval and Roman district with a special eye on details and best results- lifestyle (we can visit the market and some hidden gems around, the most beloved church and where Turin's people live, eat, spend their time.I recommend this tour those want to understand the city with a local who knows many fascinating stories and unique places that you could not otherwise find. Do not just expect to walk and listen: get ready to chat and discuss about Turin.My style is ironical, informal, friendly and with an interactive point of view: forget about the guides with the umbrella, their list of dates and big groups! Consider me like your LOCAL FRIEND, not a guide!✓✓✓ Please write to me BEFORE booking (in the section Q&A or writing to me to +39 33 94 60 48 85) since, depending on your time availability and language, maybe another day/hour would fit you better (the tour can be in 4 languages).
Luisa, born and always lived in Turin, will lead you to visit with completely new eyes and experience the beauties and savor the sweetnesses of the city. Licensed Professional Tour Guide, graduated with insights in History and Archaeology, History of Art, Degree in Restoration and Conservation of Cultural Heritage; will guide you to the most secret mysteries of the city that pulsates under your feet.
Turin was founded by the Romans: it is one of the most important and beautiful cities in northern Italy, problably the most elegant city in Italy: Turin was Savoia's royal dinasty capital city where all kings of Italy were born, here in Turin you can really feel the taste of the most aristocratic and elegant city in Italy. Moreover there are lots of places and attractions to be seen in Turin, a lot of neoclassical architecture style buildings built during the Savoia's kingdom to celebrate the power of Savoia's royal dinasty. We can go up to the terrace of the Mole tower to see the splendid panorama over the Alps. Turin is called the city of Magic since Nostradamus and Cagliostro were hosted here and there is also the very famous Egyptian museum full of magic and mistery. Come to Turin! it is an unforgottable experience! This is a private guided tour for your group only or if you are a single tourist only for you.
This tour is an extensive visit to more than 50 buildings in the two richest Art Nouveau districts, not far from the city center.The tour is designed for those who want to see the best Turin's Art Nouveau hidden gems (externally), since Turin is the Italian capital of Art Nouveau, in a dialogue where we will express our opinion, make comparisons and learn together.As I studied Art Nouveau also in Buenos Aires, I will also provide an international point of view about our local style.It will be an informal experience with your LOCAL FRIEND, also because we will stop to take a coffee (if you want, otherwise we will walk for the whole time), but you'll learn a lot about Turin, its districts and architecture peculiarities. Being a teacher of Italian for foreigners, you can practice your Italian and ask me whatever you like about Italian culture/lifestyle. I'll be happy to satisfy your curiosity!Since I'll also share with you my best tips to enjoy your stay, I recommend you to join me on the very first day, so you'll be able to avoid all tourist traps!IMPORTANT*** The visit can start between 9 and 10:30am, depending on the day (even in the afternoon): the schedule you see online is purely indicative.✓✓✓ Please write to me BEFORE booking (in the section Q&A or write to me to 0039 33 94 60 48 85) since, depending on your time availability and language, maybe another day/hour would fit you better (the tour can be in 4 languages).
This is a short tour to a charming baroque residence and its park out the city center, a non-touristic hidden gem from 1713 which is worth the short trip from the city center.At the end of the visit, we will go to the cafe where, in the past, there were the palace stables*, inside the park, for a more convivial moment: consider me like your LOCAL FRIEND, not a guide! I'll be at your complete disposal for any questions you may have about Turin (or Italy): what to visit, where to eat, transport, culture, language, etc. to make your experience as useful as possible.I recommend this tour to those who want to visit an alternative non-touristic palace, with little time available and want to get from a local any information/answer/help they need, all at a very affordable price.*** IMPORTANT: The visit can start between 9:15am and 11am (and also in the afternoon), depending on the day. ✓✓✓ Please write to me BEFORE booking to set a proper schedule: THE SCHEDULE YOU SEE ONLINE IS PURELY INDICATIVE.✓ Please write to me BEFORE booking (in the section Q&A or write to me to 0039 33 94 60 48 85) since, depending on your time availability and language, maybe another day/hour would fit you better (the tour can be in 4 languages).*Closed on Mondays
Make the most of time spent in Turin with this walking tour and skip-the-line entry into the Egyptian Museum. A local guide leads the way to the city’s famous landmarks including Piazza Castello and Piazza San Carlo. The tour includes entry to and a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum.
Delve deep into coffee culture, at the recently opened Lavazza museum at their new headquarters. An enthralling journey through the history of Lavazza, the worldwide renowned Italian coffee company established in Torino in 1895.
In this tour we'll practice your Italian while walking in the city center and drinking a coffee in a historical Cafe. I recommend this PRIVATE tour those want to practice their Italian with a very experienced tutor and want to visit Turin too. We'll focus on conversation, but it will be also possible to do some exercises together and work on your mistakes, therefore our 2 hours will be very effective: it's you to decide how to set it.Moreover, we can discuss about Italian/Turinese culture, life style, travelling/moving to Italy.My style is informal, friendly. I'm very patient and like to put some humour in our conversations. Consider me like your LOCAL FRIEND, not a guide or tutor!✓✓✓ IMPORTANTPlease write to me BEFORE booking (in Q&A or write to 0039 33 94 60 48 85) since, depending on your (and my) time availability, we will set the best hours for both: THE SCHEDULE YOU SEE IS PURELY INDICATIVE.Possible schedule: 10:30-1, 6-8:30pm, after lunch/dinner.