We are a group of professional and licensed guides. Through our guided tours you'll see Turin's magic atmosphere unveiled: a baroque hearth, marvelous squares and palaces, the mysticism and mundanity of its churches: the Duomo, Saint Laurence, Saint Charles and Saint Christine, Superga's Basilica and the Consolata. We'll bring you to worldwide unique museums: the Noble College hosting the Egyptian Museum, the Mole Antonelliana with the National Cinema Museum, Carignano's Palace with the National Risorgimento Museum, the Royal Palace, true core of Savoy's family dinasty with monumental apartments. We'll also have the chance to visit less- known museums (yet filled in surprises!) like the Civic Museum of Antique Art in Madama's Palace, the Pietro Micca's Museum with underground galleries. If you're willing to explore the surroundings, we'll be happy to escort you discovering the marvels of our Region: we'll be unveiling for you the Royal Residences of the so-called “Crown of delights”, jewels with no comparison in the world and Unesco World Heritage since 1997, with the possibility to have pleasant tastings with gastronomic delights and great wines, in an immersion into the fascinating atmosphere of Turin's hills or in the impressive landscape of Langhe and get to know the treasures of the ancient Alp's passages.
Walking tour of Turin with visit of the Royal Palace
Enjoy this walking tour in Turin’s historical city center and discover the history of the city via the iconic sights characterizing it. Thanks to this itinerary you’ll get to know unusual and unknown places, real secret shrines testifying the magnificence of the antique Royal city.
Positioned in the geographical center of the city, the Royal Palace was the imposing headquarter of Savoy’s Dukes. The original furniture are an emblematic display of richness and fantasy, with crystal rock chandeliers, French and Flemish arras, golden stuccoes, Chinese lacquers and frescoes. The visit also runs trough the biggest armory in Europe that boasts a collection of complete armors, swords, king and emperor’s revolvers, and a fairy-tale shaped ball room, where you would gues the access granted only to Cinderella and Prince Charmy… but you will be with them in one hour of true day dreaming.
Alba and the truffle fair tour
Guided walking tour of Alba, known as the “hundred towers city”, indiscussed capital of the Langhe wine district, internationally recognized for the Truffle Fair and Market that takes place in autumn.
In the tour you’ll get in touch with the food and wines excellencies of the territory.
Other options for a visit are –Grinzane Cavour’s Castle– Barolo and the Wine Museum– The panoramic sight from La Morra– Ceretto wine cellar- Historical estate of Fontanafredda (owned by the Eataly brand)
A path designed to taste, with history as sidedish, the atmospheres and the creations of Turin‘s “cicolatè“.
A narration of the sublime art bequeathed in the centuries in Piedmont, from the “cioccolata in bevanda” ( drink based on cocoa beams pressed and infused as leafs in the tea) of Savoy’s court, to the Gianduiotto, passing through the most beautiful squares of Turin, historical cafeterias with their rinvigorating Bicerin, one of the sweetest speciality of the piedmontese territory.
City tour and Egyptian museum
Join us in Turin historical city center’s visit, walking through majestic squares: starting from Piazza Castello, the antique Royal power headquarter, passing in the lavishness of the Subalpine Gallery, then reaching Piazza Carlo Alberto and Piazza Carignano, key places in the unification of Italy and sharing the presence of the National Museum of Risorgimento.
Moving towards the “Elegant lounge” of the city, Piazza San Carlo, and walking in the old New road, today’s Via Roma, we will head back to the Noble College to time travel something like 5000 years at least, and enter in the fascinating world of one of the most important civilizations in history, the Egyptian one. Learn everything about the richness, luxury and daily life of Pharaohs and Queens of the Antique Egypt with our guided tour in the Egyptian Museum.
A walk trough flavors and tales, discovering traditions and sights of a unique city. A realized by putting together high level Cuisine’s locations and prime examples frames of the history of a two thousands year’s old city.
Four tastings stops, from the typical Turin’s aperitif to the coffee, with courses strongly connected to the tradition of the visited sights. The EatinTOur ® idea was born from the desire to create a synergy between Turin’s historical, architectural and food excellence.
The itinerary runs through the hearth of the city with departure from piazza Castello just in front of Palazzo Madama. The tour includes four tasting stops in order to create an itinerant menu from aperitif to coffee, in four different locations selected for their quality, gastronomic tradition and historical relevance. Between a typical course and the other the traveler will be guided along the streets of the city’s historic district in a cultural and gastronomical experience, savoring the art of good cuisine arm in arm with the majestic frame of Turin’s most significant sights: a tour that caresses all the senses.
AperiTOur is a guided walking tour through the sights of Turin’s traditional “Aperitivo”, between brilliant creation such as the Vermouth and amazing squares, beautiful living rooms for food enthusiast of different historical times.
Three different tasting stops in two hours and a half of a stroll in the city centre, to experience three different “Aperitivo”, in three different locations, getting to know a marvelous city thanks to its gastronomic delights.
From the hearth or the old roman city to the banks of the longest river in Italy, an itinerary that will bring you into the party side of Turin. From Roman’s bitter beverage to Vermouth, passing through the time-honored wine-making legacy of a region where meeting means good food and delightful drinks, this walk will allow you to savor Turin’s typical “aperitivo”, with three tastings including one drink and typical food each, in three different locations selected for the high level of their service and food quality.
Between a stop-over and the other you’ll have the opportunity to listen to the histories of piedmontese food tradition, garnished with anecdotes and stories of the main characters of Italy and Turin’s history, authentic food lovers.
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IN MY SECRET LIFE
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WHAT HAPPENS IN PIEDMONT?
TORINO JAZZ FESTIVAL
This totally revamped jazz event at the OGR, comes back with a packed programme of concerts, with local and international artists. This new edition Jazz Festival is curated by two well-known musicians and cultural organisers: artistic director Giorgio Li Calzi and Diego Borotti.
The Festival aims at pleasing all kind of audiences. OGR is the main stage and is also where you can listen to two concerts with a single ticket.
The Stresa Festival is among the best-known European classical and jazz music festivals; every year it offers to its audience performances by internationally famous artists.
In 2018 the Stresa Festival will organize its 57th edition.
The Stresa Festival offers an annual festival replete with concerts of high artistic value: internationally renowned musicians and young prospects present works spanning baroque to contemporary styles, as well as perform original productions.
MONFORT IN JAZZ
Monforte d’Alba, from July to August. A series of concerts held in Monforte d’Alba’s wonderful open air amphitheatre. This year’s acts are yet to be announced, but is an open Jazz Festival in historic Monforte d’Alba in the heart of Barolo.
Historical Carnival : the Battle of Orange
From February the 8th to 13th one of the most famous Carnival in Italy
The Historical Carnival in Ivrea including The Battle of Oranges is recognized as an “Italian event of international importance”. It is the commemoration of the populace revolt against the Baron of the place who reduced to hungry the city. The cause of the revolt was the refusal of a miller’s daughter to respect the jus primae noctis.
This Historical Carnival in Ivrea is also so famous because of the “Battle of Oranges” taking place on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday afternoon.
Asti Horse Race – Palio di Asti
Palio di Asti – Asti horse race – is a traditional festival of Medieval origins.
Originally it was held in May during the patron saint San Secondo festivities but since 1967 it takes place on the third Sunday of September.
This year the Palio di Asti will be held Sunday in Piazza Alfieri. The day will start with the blessing ceremony of horse and jockey, followed by an exhibition by flag throwers from the A.S.T.A. (Association of Traditional Flag Throwers from Asti).
In the afternoon, from Piazza Cattedrale will start of the historical procession with more than one thousand people in medieval costume. The parade is led by the winner of the previous edition of the Palio.
The only major summer event in PIEDMONT, with its great guests, great musicians, commentators, bloggers, artists and intellectuals, or so-called intellectuals, that manages to capture the curiosity of thousands of people each year.
Starting October to November 2018. During the international Truffle Fair, Alba goes from the capital of food and wine with visitors and food lovers from all over the world, to the living room of the material culture of our times.
Many events in a thick schedule to have a deep immersion in the Truffle and wine world with the key attraction: Worldwide white Alba’s truffle market and Alba QUALITA’ every saturday and sunday from october to november , from 9a.m to 8p.m. Cortile della Maddalena, Via Vittorio Emanuele, 19.
Bra, September 2019. Cheese is the main high quality cheese-related festival in the world. It takes places once each couple of years in the home-town of the Slow Food movement, Bra.
Cheese host an open-air market for cheese makers in the principal streets and square of the town’s center, as well as didactic laboratories and events to promote the knowledge about the milk derived products.
Artissima is Italy’s most important contemporary art fair. Since its establishment in 1994, it has combined the presence of an international market with a focus on experimentation and research.
Nearly two hundred galleries from around the world participate every year. In addition to the fair, Artissima is also composed of three art sections, headed by a board of international curators and museum directors, devoted to emerging artists, performances and rediscovering the great pioneers of contemporary art.
Artissima 2018 will be held in Torino in November at the Oval, a glass pavilion built for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in the industrial archaeology complex of the Lingotto.
FOOD AND WINE