Turin in two days: what to do in a weekend

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Have you ever thought of exploring Turin, the most regal of Italian art cities, on a weekend getaway? With its rich historical cultural heritage, Turin is a destination worth discovering.
In this post, I propose a two-day itinerary among the most fascinating museums and sights in this elegant and refined city.

Turin in two days




We begin our journey with the Egyptian Museum, one of the most important in the world for its collection dedicated to ancient Egypt. 
The Museum, founded in 1824, houses a wide range of artifacts, including mummies, sarcophagi and statues. Visit offers a fascinating journey through Egyptian history and culture, with unique pieces and immersive exhibition spaces.



We continue with a visit to the Royal Palace of Turin, the former residence of the House of Savoy. This imposing Baroque building, surrounded by beautiful gardens, contains luxurious furnishings, works of art and beautifully decorated rooms inside, reflecting the power and elegance of the Savoy monarchy.
The Royal Palace also the ideal starting point for a stroll in the nearby Piazza Castello, the city’s historic heart.




The second day is definitely worth exploring the National Cinema Museum, located inside the Mole Antonelliana, a symbol of Turin.
This museum offers an interactive and engaging journey through the history of cinema, with a collection that includes antique film equipment, movie posters, stage costumes and multimedia installations.
The ascent to the Mole’s panoramic observatory also offers spectacular views of the city.



We end the tour with a visit to GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. This museum houses one of Italy’s most important collections of modern and contemporary art, with works by artists such as Modigliani, De Chirico and Fontana.
GAM also offers the opportunity to visit temporary exhibitions of great interest, making it a must-see for art lovers.


This two-day itinerary in Turin allows you to discover the diversity and cultural richness of this city, immersing yourself in history, art, and the magic of cinema. Turin, with its unique mix of elegance and creativity, awaits you for an unforgettable weekend.

If you have already seen this iconic places in Turin, perhaps you might be interested in a tour of the city’s less touristy places. Check out my tips for discovering hidden Turin and the places few people know about.

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