Turin

A city full of charm

Quick Info

Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Spoken language:
Italian
Currency:
Euro
Documents:

Schengen Area: ID card or passport

Extra U.E.:short stays (3 months) passport valid at least three months after the departing date and if need be visa

Power and Sockets:
230 V / 50 Hz - F Type Plug (Schuko) and L Type Plug

SHOPPING

For the shopping lovers, Turin offers many possibilities: from traditional shops, to great chain stores till typical markets. The right place for who is looking for high fashion brands boutique is Via Roma and the parallel Streets Via Lagrange and Carlo Alberto, where you will find the best of the elegance according to the last fashion trends, but also Piazza San Carlo, which is famous for hosting the most luxuriousus shops of the city. Going through the main shopping itineraries of Turin, you will also cross the beautiful Galleria Subalpina, in liberty style, and you will pass through Via Po, which is rich of second hand books stands and CDs, as well as Via Garibaldi, one of the longest pedestrian streets of Europe, which offers an alternative route to the high fashion. You will also get through the many narrow streets at its sides, like Via San Domenico, Via Barbaroux, Via Bellezza and Via Sant’ Agostino, that are rich of artisanal workshops or shops which represent the state of the art. Via Monferrato is the street of the ateliers of the younger stylists and of wine-and-food shops (with famous wines of Turin) instead.

Porta Palazzo

LOCAL MARKETS

For those who love the multi-ethnic and colored atmospheres should not forget that Turin hosts many local markets (actually 49): the most famous one is Porta Palazzo, which with almost 50.000 squared meters of extensions, 1000 mobile stalls and about 100.000 people, is the largest market area of Europe.In this market, which is the real multi-ethnic heart of the city both for the people and for the exposed goods, you can find everything: from shoes to clothes, from products for the house to toys, from Italian food products to the specialities from all over the world.Nearby there is also the historical Flea Market of Balon of Borgo Dora, a large flea and vintage markets that every Saturday and every second Sunday of the month is the destination of all the seekers of vintage or just of whoever is curious.  This cool market takes its name from the homonymous area at the back of Porta Palazzo, which was the frequented by the dealers of Turin in the mid-Nineteenth century, Today it is the ideal place for discovering the many workshops that sell every kind of product and manufacture. You should not miss the district market of Crocetta, Piazza Madama Cristina, Piazza Benefica, Corso Racconigi and Corso Palestro.

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