Piazza Castello

Piazza Castello: Our most recommended tours and activities

Turin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

1. Turin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

If you're looking for a single solution to discover and get to know Turin, jump onboard a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy the charm of a city that boasts over 2,000 years of history yet still has a very modern edge to it. With 3 different routes to choose from, or a combination of them, this really is an ideal way to get up-close to the city. Line A covers the city center of Turin – hop on board and be fascinated by the National Cinema Museum, the Egyptian Museum, and the hill overlooking the Po river with the Valentino Park. The B line brings you closer to the unexpected Turin and is the fastest way to reach unexplored sites and discover the new face of the city. The renewed Automobile Museum, Lingotto, Eataly and the Olympic venues are along this route. The C line covers royal residences and will lead you to the Juventus Stadium Museum, the Royal Residence of Venaria, La Mandria Castle and Nuvola Lavazza Line A 1) Piazza Castello 2) Mole Antonellina 3) Villa della Regina 4) Monte dei Cappuccini 5) Borgo Medievale 6) Parco del Valentino 7) Piazza Carlo Felice 8) Duomo Line B 1) Piazza Castello 2) Museo Scienze Naturali 3) Parco del Valentino 4) Museo dell'Automobile 5) Pinacoteca Agnelli-Lingotto-Arco Olimpico 6) Stazione FS Lingotto 7) Stadio Olimpico e Palaolimpico 8) Officine Grandi Riparazioni 9) Museo Pietro Micca Line C 1) Piazza Castello 2) Museo Pietro Micca 3) Allianz Stadium & Juventus Museum 4) La Venaria Reale 5) Porta Palazzo 6) Nuvola Lavazza

Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

2. Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

Meet your local host in the city center, choose your e-bike and start this amusing 3 hours bike tour to discover the many souls and gorgeous monuments of Turin. It is a multi-faceted city, where luxury and modesty live together in perfect balance creating fascinating and interesting contrasts. Your first stop will be the heart of the historic center for a first introduction to the history of this beautiful Italian city, characterized by the Italian Royals: Savoia family. Pedal along elegant boulevards and reach Piazza San Carlo to admire the equestrian monument of Emanuele Filiberto of Savoia. Continue your visit reaching Piazza Carignano and see some of the most beautiful historical buildings, declared UNESCO World heritage since 1997. Follow easy cycling paths and enjoy the shade of elegant buildings until Piazza Castello and admire the Royal Palace, Palazzo Madama and San Lorenzo Church. Your guide will take you on a journey from the past to the present. You’ll learn why the city is so important nowadays and its industrial development thanks to FIAT, the Italian automobile industry that is now part of the popular soul of the city. With your local insider you will then discover the Royal Gardens and Porta Palatina, an ancient Roman site. Relax pedaling through luxuriant gardens and reach Mole Antonelliana, the true symbol of the city. In the shade of its magnificence there’s a very interesting neighborhood, enriched by modern murales dedicated to sustainability, promoted by the famous coffee brand: Lavazza, born in Turin. Finally, cross the monumental bridge over Po river, and climb the Cappuccini hill to enjoy a breathtaking view over Turin. Last but not least, reach the beautiful Valentino Park, famous for being one of the gathering places for locals and for the elegant castel. Finally, enter the young and vibrant neighborhood of San Salvario and go back to the initial point.

Turin: Private Tour of Liberty Architecture

3. Turin: Private Tour of Liberty Architecture

The private tour starts from Piazza Castello, where you can see two famous historic cafes decorated in Art Nouveau style, the Caffe Baratti & Milano and the Caffe Mulassano. Your walk will then continue through the streets of the historic center, to see how the Art Nouveau fits into the fabric of the Baroque capital. You will be fascinated by the history of how, at the end of the XIX century, the new industrial aristocracy started to rule a city that, having lost its role as capital, is transforming itself in search of a new identity.

Turin: Private City Walking Tour with Chocolate Shop Tasting

4. Turin: Private City Walking Tour with Chocolate Shop Tasting

In this private walking tour you will discover Turin's Art and History, among Baroque palaces, elegant squares, typical arcades, curious spots and amazing churches. You will enjoy the beauty of its historical centre from the Roman origins (Porte Palatine) to the breathtaking Piazza Castello with the Royal Palace, Palazzo Madama, the Cathedral... And not only! Did you know that Turin is famous for its excellent chocolate? Taste the famous “Giandujotto” in a nice and elegant choco-shop during the visit!

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What people are saying about Piazza Castello

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 277 reviews

Fabulous tour and a really good way to get to see all the main sights of Turin with lots of information about the city. Our guide was so enthusiastic and knowledgable and was really good company. The e-bikes are v new and easy to ride (even my 72 yr old mum got the hang of it!) I highly recommend. Thank you!

Sofia, our guide was exceptional and travelling on e bike was such fun!!! We loved her enthusiasm for the city and her warm nature came through in everything she said, did and spoke about. Highly recommend on first day in the city to get a true understanding of this remarkable place. Must do!!

It was a beautiful walk, characterized by so many anecdotes and details that we would never have known. Our escort transmitted her love for the places where she lives. I recommend everyone to do this experience, among other things, not at all tiring thanks to the assisted bikes

Sofia excellent guide and company we did a nice tour ideal for those who have little time and want to discover this beautiful city! Super recommended

Excellent. Our guide Sofia was very knowledgeable, the bikes were good quality. The length was good.