Piedmont Travel Guide

Olympic Pedigree: 2006 Games’ home to hockey, ice skating, biathlon, luge, bobsled, skeleton, alpine skiing, snowboarding, curling, and ski jumping.


Houses most of the Savoys' collection of paintings.

This shoebox-sized shop has an extensive selection of outstanding sauces, vinegars, and oils, many of which are made with the shop's winter stock-in-trade—white truffles.

There is the museum in Castello di Rivoli, about 45 minutes outside the city, where modern pieces such as Charles Ray's Revolution Counter-Revolution are on view in a medieval setting.

Open weekday mornings and all day Saturday.

There's the new contemporary art _museum, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, a former industrial space that is evolving into Turin's version of the Tate Modern.

This wine store's deep selection of books (in many languages) on Piedmontese wine and food complements a cellar of excellent, hard-to-find bottles.

Red travel guides guests on Ferrari tour throughout Italy.

For a great view of the city, take the old funicular railway to this church.

Originally commissioned as a synagogue to celebrate the emancipation of non-Catholic religions under Victor Emmanuel II, the Mole eventually grew too expensive for its patrons and was purchased by the state.

Walter Massa has resurrected an ancient, indigenous white grape: Timorasso. Massa’s wines have earned multiple tre bicchieri, the highest distinction from Gambero Rosso.