The Little Paris of Italy, a city with a rich cultural history

  • Notable Residents

    (past & present)

    Enzo Ferrari (Founder of FerrarI)
    Primo Levi (Chemist & Writer)
    Gaspare Campari (Inventor of the drink Campari)

  • Population: 886,837

    • About Turin

      Turin is perhaps Italy’s most overlooked city, 

      Turin is an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy surrounded by the Italian Alps.

      Once the Italian capital this stylish city is more compact than Milan, with glorious baroque palaces in spacious piazzas and wide boulevards.

      Turin is the Italian capital of chocolate the hazelnut and chocolate paste Nutella, and the gianduiotti were created here, the city is also home to iconic exports such as Fiat, Eataly, Cinzano and Lavazza, and the pre-dinner-drinks culture of aperitivo.

      Points of Interest

      Map Key

      • City Centre


      Student Accomodation in Turin

      Interesting Facts

      • Turin was Italy’s first capital city in 1861

      • Turin is sometimes called the cradle of Italian liberty, for having been the birthplace and home of notable politicians

      • Turin's iconic building, the Mole Antonelliana was once the highest brick building in the world