Comprehensive overview of Turin's architecture & landmarks
UNESCO-listed sites like Royal Palace & Palazzo Carignano
Chance to see the relic within the Chapel of the Holy Shroud
Informative commentary from an engaging, knowledgeable guide
A leisure walk through the historical city centre
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided walking tour of Turin
Live tour commentary provided in English
Headset for commentary if group size is larger than 10
What you can expect
Framed by the snow-capped peaks of the Alps and renowned for its stunning architecture, Turin –
capital of the Piedmont region – is packed with historical treasures. Explore the city's world-class museums and beautiful monuments on this walking tour led by an expert guide.
Meet in front of the embellished façade of the Palazzo Madama, the first Senate of the Italian Kingdom, and skip the lines to enter the Museo Civico d'Arte Antica.
Walk along the banks of the Po and make your way to the Piazza Castello to see the 16th-century Royal Palace of Turin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get a glimpse of the city's religious heritage as you walk beneath the centuries-old bell tower of the Turin Cathedral and enter the Chapel of the Holy Shroud. Here, you can get an up-close look at a linen cloth believed to be the burial shroud of Jesus of Nazareth.
Stroll past ancient Roman archaeological sites and listen as your guide describes the different distinguishing features of Baroque, Rococo, Art Nouveau and Neoclassical architecture. Stop before the UNESCO-listed Palazzo Carignano, and make your way to Piazza San Carlo. Your tour ends at the Mole Antonelliana, one of the city's most iconic structures and the tallest museum in the world.