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Turin


Turin (Italian: Torino) is the capital of the Piedmont region in northern Italy. The city which is located mostly on the West bank of the Po River, is a major industrial center, and home to much of the Italian automobile industry, including Fiat.

As of 2006, the city of Turin had a population of 900,569. The metropolitan area's total was population was estimated at around 2.2 million.

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Turin (Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By DK Publishing

Brand: DK Travel
Released: 2005-10-31
Paperback (240 pages)

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Three-dimensional cutaway illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks complement these richly illustrated, fully updated travel handbooks that also include street-by-street guides, background information on a host of popular sights, and a traveler's survival guide providing tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, entertainment, and more.

Eat like a local in Turin: Bite-sized foodie guides

By Anna Lebedeva

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Are you ready for your next great food destination? Look no further than Turin! This is the first culinary guide to the city in English that focuses on must-try traditional foods. Twelve locals reveal their favourite typical dishes and drinks that very few tourists know and tell you where to find them. What is the fritto misto alla piemontese and who serves the best? Where do locals go to sip the old style vermouth? How do you drink the famous il bicerin? Where do you find the best tiny lobster tramezzini sandwiches? Eat Like a Local in Turin takes you on a culinary discovery tour through the city with practical insiders' gastronomic tips, historical anecdotes, cultural insights, fantastic meal recommendations, top culinary experiences and events, ideas for buying edible gifts to take home and much, much more. With 90 restaurants, bars, cafes, delicatessens, bakeries and ice cream shops listed, this guide offers tasty addresses for everyone, from meat lovers to vegans and chocoholics.

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This guide is for the discerning traveller who is looking for a true taste of the best that Turin has to offer. It includes the ultimate places to visit and discover the best of design, art and architecture, places to eat, sleep, drink, shop, exercise and relax.

Turin (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

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This are the guides that show you what others only tell you! Whether it's the 2006 Winter Olympics or the Baroque town centre that draws you to Turin make sure you don't miss a thing with this essential guide. Explore the duomo, which houses the Turin shroud or wander around one of the many art galleries or museums using the unique cutaways and 3D models. And with tips on where to enjoy a Lavazza espresso in an authentic Italian coffee house you can be sure your trip is one to remember.

Milan & Turin Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay

By Sharon Hammond

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Milan & Turin Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay
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Few cities rival Milan's contemporary culture and fashion-consciousness. Class and wealth epitomize Italy’s largest city and it is known for much more than its glitzy fashionistas. Ever since Turin hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics tourism has been growing across Italy’s Piedmont province. With picturesque 17th century buildings, nature-filled parks, stunning mountains and lakes, great skiing and some of the world’s best wines it is not at all surprising.

Turin

By Luca Mozzati

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National Geographic Traveler: Piedmont & Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps

By Tim Jepson

Brand: National Geographic
Released: 2005-11-01
Paperback (240 pages)

National Geographic Traveler: Piedmont & Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
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National Geographic Traveler Piedmont & Northwest Italy begins its tour of the region with an evocative visit to the beautiful baroque city of Turin, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It then heads to southern Piedmont with its lush, rolling, vine-covered landscapes, including a stop in the medieval town of Alba. Northeast of Turin, Lake Maggiore and the other lakes offer a mixture of breathtaking scenery and culture that has drawn the rich and famous for centuries. Finally, in the northern mountains, travelers will discover the fabled Valle d'Aosta, a stunning valley featuring fairy-tale castles, Roman remains, and plenty of skiing.

Several detailed sections filled with practical travel information include extensive lists of handpicked hotels and restaurants and insider tips on the best tours. With meticulous maps and lavish photography, the National Geographic Traveler guides ensure exciting and memorable trips.

Venice: Where To Go, What To See - A Venice Travel Guide (Italy, Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Turin) (Volume 3)

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Milan: Where To Go, What To See - A Milan Travel Guide (Italy, Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Turin) (Volume 2)

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A Civilized Traveller's Guide to Turin

By Eugenia F. Bell

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Released: 2005-12-06
Paperback (204 pages)

A Civilized Traveller s Guide to Turin
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This friendly and easy-to-use book will guide you—effortlessly, and at just the right tempo—through the cultural, artistic, and culinary generosity of a beautiful city. —Alice Waters

Nestled between the Alps and the Po River, Turin was hailed by Le Corbusier as the most beautifully situated city he'd ever seen, and by Giorgio de Chirico as the “most profound, most enigmatic, most disquieting city not only of Italy, but of the world.” Today Turin, an elegant city of more than a million people, with views of the Alps around every corner, is home to Italy's most vibrant contemporary art scene, as well as extraordinary architecture, sophisticated shops, and food and wine that are an epicurean's dream.

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* personal recommendations for hotels, restaurants, cafes, and shops
* walks through the city's medieval, Baroque, and modern neighborhoods
* suggestions for short trips around the region, ideas for what to do with children, and more


 
 
 

 
 
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