Must Do in Turin
Must Go in Turin
Take a passeggiata in the Roman Quarter
Must Eat in Turin
The drink itself is not sweet until you add the sugar but, and this is important, make sure you do not stir your Bicerin! This is the one and only rule of drinking it. It can be found in any cafe or you can try it at it’s 1763 birthplace, Il Bicerin Cafe in Piazza della Consolata.
Cultural Tips for Travel in Turin
In August most Italians go on vacation, usually to the sea. The city is empty and many shops and travel hotspots are closed. It’s quiet but there might not be as much to do as you would like.
Travel on the Cheap in Turin
Parco del Valentino is the city’s largest park and on it’s grounds you will find Borgo Medievale. The Borgo is an extremely detailed life-sized replica of an authentic medieval village which was built for an exhibition in 1880. It’s picture perfect and entrance is free!
Airbnb is almost always cheaper than a hotel and more pleasant than a hostel. Here’s a private room for $26 or an entire apartment for $38! If you’ve never used Airbnb before, here’s a $40 credit towards your first booking.
Any Turin (or Italian) travel tips to share? Any questions for Chelsea?