The former capital city of Italy (1861-1865), which was home to the Duchy of Savoy, remains a true capital of culture, shopping and history. Built by the Romans and later a center of the Italian Renaissance, this city offers something old, something new and a lot that is truly Italian. The official Tourism site for for Torino (as the Italian calls it today), is a well organzined Web site that has facts on getting there, what to see, what to eat, where to shop and plenty more. There are quick facts on how to get this ancient city and links to the most promient nearby attractions in Turin and throughout the Piedmont region.
The site includes maps of the city and photos to download, as well as information on group travel, guided tours and other facts to make your visit to Turin a memorable and enjoyable one.

The Turismo Torino office can be reached by phone at: 39-011-535181. And via e-mail: