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8 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Discover elegant Turin and the cathedral housing the Turin Shroud on this day trip by high-speed train from Milan. Tour the city's highlights including the central square of Piazza Castello, and visit Turin Cathedral, seeing the replica of its stored-away original shroud. Enjoy free time for lunch (own expense) or to explore independently, and finish by tasting ‘gianduiotti,’ Turin’s signature chocolates and ‘gelato’ (ice cream). Return train tickets, walking tour, and tastings included.
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Train tickets
  • Chocolate and Gelato tasting
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Small groups of 25 people or less
  • Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food/Beverage (when not mentioned in the Inclusions)

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Milan Central Station

Departure Time

8:35am

Return Details

Milan Central Station

What To Expect

Meet your guide at Milan’s central train station, and make the 1-hour high-speed train journey to Turin. On arrival, join up with your local guide and take a 2-hour walking tour of the city, considered northern Italy’s cultural capital.

Delve into the elegant boulevards to discover the city’s landmarks and hidden gems, and as you explore, hear interesting facts about Turin’s history from your guide. Stroll around bustling squares like the Piazza San Carlo with its twin 17th-century churches, and admire the city’s beautiful baroque, rococo, neoclassical, and art deco buildings.

Following your tour, enjoy some free time for lunch (own expense), perhaps choosing from restaurants recommended by your guide. Alternatively, use your time to visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, the national museum at the Palazzo Carignano, or just relax at one of the city’s grand 19th-century cafés.

Afterward, reconvene with your guide to see more of the city. Admire the stately Piazza Castello, home to the original castle and Royal Palace, and then stroll to nearby Turin Cathedral, home to the world-famous Turin Shroud. Head inside the cathedral as your guide sheds light on the shroud, believed to be Jesus’ original burial cloth, and to bear his likeness.

View the highly evocative replica — the original is stored away — and then continue to Turin’s signature sight, the Mole Antonelliana. See the distinctive dome and spire of this 19th-century building, and learn how it was originally designed as a synagogue.

Then, visit one of Turin’s celebrated food outlets to sample its famous gianduiotti hazelnut chocolates and gelato. Enjoy a guided tasting that showcases these scrumptious local delicacies, and perhaps purchase some chocolates (own expense) as souvenirs.

Finally, catch the high-speed train back to Milan, where your tour ends at the station in time for you to fully enjoy the evening.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on group tours
  • It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure
  • Please note: kids between 0-1 years old do not have a reserved seat on the train

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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(888) 680-5731
(888) 680-5731
Product code: 3731P160

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