Turin is a city which entices a writer towards vigor, linearity, style. It encourages logic, and through logic it opens the way towards madness. - Italo Calvino
As the capital of Piemonte, Turin is a majestic city filled with art galleries, museums and impressive palaces. Popular due to its industries, which greatly contributed to the city’s economy, Turin’s wide streets and town squares is filled with ancient monuments mixed with a modern twist. The city holds many historical monuments like the San Giovanni Cathedral and the Carignano Palace which houses the Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano. With a handful of interesting museums like the Egyptian museum, the Sabauda Gallery and the Modern Art Gallery, the city offers a wide range of exhibitions for the tastes of each art lover. Known for its important gastronomic centre, you will be able to discover traditional dishes with local products, including desserts made with the best chocolate in the country.