Turin Day Trip from Milan by High Speed Train
Discover Turin, and it's deep-rooted history and culture, on this two-hour walking tour of the city. Get a guided commentary from a local expert and hear intriguing stories of the town as you stroll through its famous streets and witness the best of Turin!
- Explore the city of Turin, including the Royal Palace, the Duomo Cathedral, and other famous attractions.
- Discover the vast history and culture surrounding Turin, with commentary from an expert local guide.
- Enjoy a high-speed train from Milan to the destination and back.
- Savor some of the exclusive chocolate and gelato made at this historic venue.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
Turin is one of the most culturally and historically significant cities of Italy., IT served as the first capital of Italy, and boasts of stunning architecture, piazzas, museums, and monuments. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Turin Cathedral and Royal Palace. The Royal Palace is currently recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous Shroud of Turin is housed in the Chapel of the Holy Shroud.
The Mole Antonelliana is a gigantic building, standing at nearly 550 ft in height. It is the tallest museum in the world and was constructed by the eminent architect Alessandro Antonelli. This building also appears on the back of the 2 cent Euro coin.
Turin is also renowned for its chocolates and gelatos. Nearly 40% of Italian chocolate is produced in Turin, and it is a must-see for anyone with a sweet tooth.
The tour will begin at the Central Milan Station at 8:45. An hour-long train ride at breakneck speeds will take you to Turin. Here, you will meet the expert guide who will take you on a tour of the city’s most famous attractions. Exciting tales and anecdotes of Turin will be provided by the friendly guide as you embark on the two-hour-long walking tour.
You will walk through the famed Piazza San Carlo, and see the 17th-century twin churches. You will then continue to the Egyptian Museum, which rivals its even larger counterpart in Cairo. As you reach the massive Palazzo Carignano, a multitude of 19th-century cafes can be seen. You will break for lunch before continuing the tour.
Next up is a visit to the Piazza Castello, where you will lay your eyes on the Royal Palace. You can see the golden symbol of Medusa embossed on the gates, which was believed to fend off intruders. Close to the Royal Palace is the Turin Cathedral and the Chapel of the Holy Shroud, which is houses the Holy Shroud that is believed to have covered Jesus Christ. You cannot see the original since it is not open to the public. You can, however, see a replica. Next on the itinerary is a visit the Mole Antonelliana and see the famous triangular dome and towering spire. It is visible from several parts of the city and currently serves as a Museum of Cinema.
Finally, you will get to taste some of the city’s most iconic delicacies. The delectable “gianduiotti” and pralines are some of the finest examples of chocolate in the world. No other ice cream in the world can perfectly recreate the wonderful flavors and taste of this Italian delicacy.
- Train tickets to and from Turin
- Professional English speaking guide
- Audio headsets
- Chocolate and gelato tasting
- Tour groups consist of 25 people or fewer
- Pick-up and drop-off at hotel
Know Before You Go
On Sundays, the visit to the Duomo Milan will be replaced with a visit to the Piazza Gae Aulenti.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 8:45 AM
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the time of departure.
Moderate Cancellation Policy
Tickets may be cancelled upto 24 hours prior to the tour, and a 100% refund will be given.
I've always wanted to visit Turin, as a chef, I've only heard of the food over there. During our lunch break, I had one of my best meals ever
Our guide was very informative, had a very cute accent and kept making us laugh. Not sure if he was a localite, but I felt so welcome at Turin
How To Use Your Tickets
You will receive an email confirmation with your Turin Day Trip from Milan by High Speed Train ticket voucher shortly. No need to print. Just show the voucher on a mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.
Milan Central Station
How to Get There
By Bus: Stop: Stazione Centrale P.za Duca d'Aosta using bus nos.60, 81 or N6
By Subway: Stop: Centrale using lines 2, 3
By Tram: Stop: Stazione Centrale P.za Duca d'Aosta using tram 5
By Train: Stop: Milano Centrale
The ticket is valid only for the date and time for which you’ve scheduled the booking.
Milan Central Station, Milan