Ever since Turin hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics tourism has been growing across Italy’s Piedmont province. With picturesque 17th century buildings, nature-filled parks, stunning mountains and lakes, great skiing and some of the world’s best wines it is not at all surprising. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction To Turin & The Piedmont Region - Cultural Overview - Location & Orientation - Climate & When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Mole Antonelliana, Turin - Formazza Swiss Villages & Ski Resort - Valentino Park, Turin - Turin Cathedral & The Shroud of Turin - Palazzo Madama (Museum of Ancient Art of Turin) - Saint Michael's Abbey, Avigliana - Asti - Cathedral of Superga, Turin - Milky Way Ski Area - Venaria Reale Commune - San Giulio Island - Fenestrelle Fortress - Egyptian Museum - National Automobile Museum - Palazzina di Caccia (Hunting Residence) of Stupinigi (Museum of Art & Historical Furniture) - Recommendations for the Budget Traveler - Places to Stay - Casa Romar - Let & Colasion - Ostello Torino - Hotel Conte Biancamano - La Littorina, Asti - Places to Eat & Drink - Obelix - il Frutto Permesso - Fratelli Pummarò - Fratelli La Cozza - Enostizioteca Conterosso, Alba - Places to Shop - il Frutto Permesso - McArthur Glen - De Wan - You You Store - Bertolini & Borse
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Misleading and poor
This book says Piedmont travel guide. But it has almost nothing about the Piedmont. Only some things about the city of Turin. And that is not very much and not very useful.