Welcome to About Turin
Dear visitors, welcome to aboutturin.com. This is a no-profit web site conceived to give useful information about one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Turin. We collected here a lot of information about history and customs of the city. You can easily navigate About Turin website through the different sections:
The city of Turin where you will find general information about the city of Turin, from the history of the city to its economy, passing through art and culture and its famous people. In the section dedicated to events you will find information on scheduled exhibitions and fairs without neglecting folkloric events.
Information about Turin: here you can discover the city of Turin by looking at its famous monuments, visiting its museums, having a rest in its beautiful parks, browsing the local markets and walking through the itineraries that we recommend.
Turin Tourist Guide: wether you want to visit Turin in a day or inseveral days, here you can find a lot of useful information for your stay. You can find here information on how to arrive in Turin and how to move in the city once there, where to find accommodation and where to get tourist information. You can get info about the weather in Turin and useful tips on how to spend your free time there, whether you choose to go to the gym or shopping, to spend an evening to the theatre or to have a tour to the Murazzi's area. And if you have troubles in finding streets, then you can have a look at our road maps or useful maps to move around Turin.
Useful addresses in Turin: in this section we gather for you useful contacts that you may need in different occasions: whenever you need an emergency number, the address of a consulate for foreigners in Turin, internet points to surf the net, if you need to rent a car o a bike or just looking for a laundry, please browse our pages!
SPECIAL WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES
In 2006 we built a section on this site entirely dedicated to the Winter Olympic Games that took place in Turin from 10th till 26th of February 2006.
We also added some information about its historic and cultural aspects with the intention to complete and give a visual overview of this beautiful and unforgettable event.
This service is not connected to the Committee of the national Italian Olympic (CONI), to the committee of the international Olympic (CIO) or to the official web-site of the Olympics of Turin 2006 in any way.