Perhaps the most underrated city in Italy, Turin is the epicentre of Italian cinema, the birthplace of Nutella and the home of Fiat. Situated along the Po river and at the foot of the Italian Alps, it’s the perfect destination to visit for a weekend or longer holiday - make the most of the city by booking your cheap flights to Turin Italy with Ryanair.
Turin is a city steeped in history, culture and magnificent Baroque architecture - examples include the beautiful Mole Antonelliana and stunning Palazzo Carignano. Turin is also home to many museums and galleries such as the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile which features classic and historic racing cars. One thing’s for sure - boredom isn’t an option when you fly to Turin.
When to book cheap flights to Turin
When booking your cheap flights to Turin, you should consider August and September as temperatures are still warm but the city is less crowded. Key events in the city include the Turin Jazz festival during May and June, the Turin Film Festival in November and one of Italy’s biggest Christmas markets in December. Need a place to stay while visiting Turin? Check out Ryanair Rooms for great value deals on hotels, apartments and places to stay in the city.
What to see in Turin?
Once you have your cheap Turin flights booked you’ll find plenty to see and do in Turin. Go for a stroll around the Piazza San Carlo, or head over to the Egyptian Museum and check out the ancient Egyptian archaeology.
For football fans, the biggest club in Turin is Juventus. Nicknamed The Old Lady - a reference to the club’s long history, don’t miss your chance to visit the iconic Juventus Stadium.
When you fly to Turin, you’ll discover that the city features numerous Limited Traffic Zones, which are closed to traffic at set times and days as these vary from zone to zone, with some only being open to buses or pedestrians. Buses and trains are by far the best transport option.
Turin has an ever expanding bike-sharing scheme and is one of the largest in Italy, available 24 hours a day, with over100 bicycle stations located throughout the city. Fancy exploring more than just the city centre? Book your rental car online with Ryanair car hire and your car will be ready and waiting of you when you arrive in Turin.
What to eat in Turin?
Turin may not have the colosseum, it may not have the impressive Galleria of Milan, or famed leaning towers, but Turin boasts a huge range of fantastic opportunities for dining out. The local Piedmont cuisine is famous throughout Italy. Piedmont is home to the black and rare white truffles don’t miss your chance to sample these while you’re in town. For wine lovers, the Piedmont region is another treat as it is also home to Barolo wine. Barolo is possibly one of the best wines in Italy. It comes straight from the vineyards of Le Langhe, Piedmont’s picturesque, hilly wine region.