Living in Turin

Living in Turin
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What is it like to live in Turin?

Piedmont is an Italian region bordering France and Switzerland, situated at the foot of the Alps. Turin is its capital city. Getting ready to visit or study in Turin, Italy? If so, you're in for a treat. Literally. Turin is the chocolate capital of Italy. Isn't that reason enough to go? But if you're still asking "is Turin worth visiting?", you have to know that besides the chocolate, you can expect to find elegant architecture, an amazing Aperitivo selection, a complete history of cinema, cars galore, historic cafés and even cool day trips.

Turin is not the richest city in Italy but it is probably the most elegant one because it used to be the royal capital of Italy. So if you were asking "is Turin a rich city?", you got the answer. I mean, Turin is a wealthy city but not as Milan, certainly you can admire the wealth of cultural heritage: you know, Turin was founded in 28 BC as a roman militar colony and, after almost 2400 years ago, you can still imagine the typical Roman urban system, "castrum". So if you're wondering "when was Turin founded?", you may be surprised to learn how rich is Turin's history and you end up discovering places like Porta Palatina or Teatro romano di Torino.

Below you can find everything from the best museums, Turin restaurants near station, places to eat, to drink, apartments in Turin Italy and even the best movie theaters! Of course your journey in Turin will be so great that you will say "Turin is my home".

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Culture in Turin

The culture in Turin is rich; full of monuments, museums, art galleries, restaurants, beautiful palazzi, gardens and the list goes on. When visiting or living in a new city, it is important to explore and experience what it has to offer. This list certainly consists of more than one cultural place in Turin, Italy and...

Bars and Clubs in Turin

After a long day of classes or a long day walking around seeing the monuments and museums in Turin, you will most likely be ready to explore the nightlife in Turin. It’s been a busy day and you deserve that drink (or two), after all, this is where “aperitivo” was born. Take a look below at the bars and clubs in Turin.

Entertainment in Turin

Yeah, of course, Turin is famous for the industry but Culture in Turin can be found everywhere you look in this city. It goes beyond even the museums and royal palaces and can be found in their many forms of entertainment that you will find in abundance here. In those times that you wonder what to do in Turin, Italy you will find Turin cinemas, theaters and nightlife in Turin worth checking out.

Eating Out in Turin

Welcome to Turin (or Torino), birthplace of the slow food movement; where locals and their restaurants take pride in providing local and fresh produce, among other ingredients. Turin is known for such traditional foods as tomini, small creamy cheeses, Bagna Cauda, garlic anchovy sauce, grissini, their native breadsticks, agnolotti, fresh ravioli usually stuffed with lamb and different types of...


Turin Events

There are many things to do in Turin. Discover, read the events calendar created by StudentsVille Staff, stay informed about what's happening in town: concerts, art exhibitions during the spring or the winter, markets in Turin for Christmas.
Remember, Turin is known for beautiful cultural experiences: Torino Film Festival, TODAYS Festival and so on.

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