Turin
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Turin as a tourist destination has something to suit all tastes. The lush green surroundings, museums, shopping squares, a vibrant night life and a great cuisine are a magnet for the visitors who come to Italy. Enjoy sightseeing Turin in an unusual way. Travel on the historical tram and savour a traditional Piedmont meal while you traverse through the city centre, accompanied by a saxophone being played live in the background.
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Well worth taking a look: Turin is often an overlooked city, tucked away in the mountains. Head here, and you'll discover a city that has a great variety of food, wine and culture. Whisper it, you won't get the crowds of Venice and other famous Italian cities. Sounds perfect. Drink it all in, including the water: Can you drink the tap water in Turin? Simple answer: yes! And drinking plenty of water during the summer season is advised. Learn a bit of the Lingo: It's well worth doing a little language practise before you head to Turin. Nothing wrong with a few words to try out in the cafes and restaurants. While you are at it, try the local Bicerin, a local drink of espresso, chocolate and milk.

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Best time to visit
The best time to visit Turin is during the spring and summer months. Although it can be busy during that time, the weather is comfortable. May and June are charming times to visit.
Getting around
Getting around Turin couldn't be simpler. There is an excellent public transport system which runs efficient bus, tram and metro networks. If that's not to your liking, you can always take a taxi, they are usually white in colour. There is also car hire and bicycle hire, so you'll never be stranded!
Stay Safe
Like most Italian cities, Turin is safe for tourists. It's the usual, take care of your belongings and stay away from areas that seem unwelcoming for tourists.
Did you know?
Impress your friends with these tidbits of information: • If you drive a Fiat, then this is for you! Fiat automobiles first car factory opened in Turin. And thus, an iconic car manufacturer was born! • If you thought that somewhere like the British Museum had the most extensive collection of Egyptian artefacts, then think again. Turin's Egyptian museum boasts that fact. It's the most significant collection outside Cairo! • Hands up if you love chocolate? That's nearly everyone then! Turin was the birthplace of solid chocolate. Dating back to 1560!

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