Piazza San Carlo, Turin

Piazza San Carlo, Turin: Our most recommended tours and activities

Turin: City Highlights Guided E-Bike Tour

1. 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: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

2. Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

Discover the Egyptian Museum of Turin and visit the city on a guided tour. Explore the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization and considered the most important in the world after that of Cairo. Unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Admire spectacular finds such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the Pharaohs. Learn the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilization from your knowledgeable guide. Finally, enjoy a one-hour city tour of Tourin, exploring San Lorenzo Square, San Carlo Square, and the Subalpine Gallery.

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What people are saying about Piazza San Carlo, Turin

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 29 reviews

A great way to discover the main sights of Turin and to learn about the history of the city. Foodies and chocolate lovers will also enjoy this tour, as Turin has a lot to offer in this department. Our tour guide Sofia was very knowledgeable and agreeable. I recommend doing this tour on the first or second day of your visit, to get a got overall picture of the city.

Sofia was amazing. She was a wealth of knowledge, told all about the great food establishments and recommended several outstanding restaurants. Sofia is personable, fun, speaks fluent English and one of the best guides we have ever had. Highly recommend Sofia to anyone looking for a tour of Turin

Excellent personal guide on lovely electric bikes. Covered lots of history in a very digestible form. We would do this again when we return to Turin! Brilliant!

2 hour guide packed with historical information that helped me better understand the culture in Torino and the city develpment

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