About Torino

About Torino

Roman castrum, medieval town, first capital of Italy.

Turin offers a lasting memory of castles, old beautiful palaces, royal residences, monuments.

Turin is one of the cultural leading cities in Italy.

The city’s lively cultural scene includes music, theatre, visual arts, photography, film, design, dance and heritage as well as a wide choice of museums, 46 in town, such as the world famous Egyptian Museum, the beautiful Galleria Sabauda with Italian and Flemish painting collections, the Automobile Museum, the Modern Art Gallery, the Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Cinema Museum with its unique interactive approach.

More reasons to come to Turin

The SHMII conference will also be a good opportunity to attend the Universal Exhibition (EXPO Milano 2015) which will be held in Milan, less than an hour travel from Turin by train or car, from May to October 2015.

Moreover, in the same conference period, a special exhibition of the Holy Shroud is likely to be held in Turin.

The video showreel “This is Torino” is available on the right menu of the site.

More info on Turin at www.turismotorino.org

Moreover, Turin is one of the undisputed world capital of taste. It has always boasted a renowned food and wine tradition.

The region’s extraordinary cuisine can be enjoyed in over 600 city restaurants.

Turin and its area are a unique location for shopping top level “made in Italy” products: from design to fashion, from food delicacies to jewelry.

Around Turin thousands of excursion opportunities: the Alps, the lakes, the artistic cities and villages, the golf courses, the wine and food tours.