Around here there is always something curious to do:
exhibitions, appointments, historical commemorations
and traditional holidays alternate all year round,
in the towns as well as the valleys.
Don Bosco's jurney
Don Bosco's jurney is a ring of paths, about 130Km long, starting from Chieri and crossing the nearest hills.
By walking through these paths you will surely discover new landscapes and you will appreciate nature still untouched.
In February you can’t miss the “Storico
Carnevale di Ivrea” with the famous
“Orange Battle”; for
sports lovers, there are various events to take note
of, like the sking World Cup, snowboarding,
bobsleighing, and skeleton on the Olympic
Mountain and the World Canoeing Championships
Do you want to treat yourself to the food of the
In February “CioccolaTò”
is for you.
If you also want to delight your mind, in May you
have an appointment with your favorite authors at
the “Fiera Internazionale del Libro”
and in Novembre with the Torino Film Festival.
Finally from November to January, Contemporary
Arts Torino Piemonte turns the city into
an open air museum with “Luci d’Artista”,
lighting installations by the most important international
In October the “Salone del Gusto”
and “Terra Madre” bring
to Torino professionals and enthusiasts of the best
food-and-wine production in the world.
Does a shiver run through your spine when the curtain
rises? Torino invite you to choose between opera at
Torino Regio, the concert of MITO
Settembre Musica, of the Orchestra Sinfonica
Nazionale RAI and Association Lingotto Musica, Pino
Jazz Fest in Pino Torinese and many theatre
and dance performances.
The Balon, the biggest antique market
in Torino, is every Saturday: there are not only axquisitely
manufactured, but also extremely rare, such as old
pens and watches, tin toys and precious books, furniture
and carpets from every age. There are interesting
opportunities also in the antique shops, concentrated
in Via Maria Vittoria and Via della Rocca.
Quadrilatero Romano is the oldest part of Torino and
it summarizes all its history: from Roman domination
to the Risorgimento, through the Middle Ages. This
area of town, which once was in the outskirts of the
city, is today one of the trendiest to spend the evening.
The Via Borgo Dora area also offers
news world flavours, as well as the historic “trattorie”
that keep ancient tradition alive, new world flavours
in the numerous multiethnic shops.
Cortile del Maglio is particulry interesting to visit
before a tasty dinner; a giant industrial find dominates
the centre of this courtyard. Furthermore, every year,
throughout the month of December, it hosts a traditional