With temperatures averaging at 27°C in August, the summer months are considered the best time to book flights to Turin in order to fully enjoy all it has to offer. Even in these high temperatures, the climate in the city centre rarely feels too hot to sightsee or explore in comfort. The summer months also offer a wide range of entertainment for travellers such as festivals, plays, readings and other cultural events. The Traffic Torino Free Festival also takes place in summer and remains the best music event to heart a variety of Italian pop, rock, dance and folk. To find cooler weather, it is also possible to travel to the hills surrounding the city.
The cheapest times to visit the city are during the off-peak seasons. With summer being the busiest times, any month outside of this will yield discounted accommodation in the city’s many hotels, as well as cheap flights to Banjul from most European cities.
A flight to Turin will connect you with the Piedmont region of northwest Italy, where you can relish in Turin’s beautiful city of historic, architectural and scenic charm. Often called the ‘capital of the Alps,’ the city is a showcase of Baroque architecture and museums, as well as being a fantastic base to explore the nearby mountains and the exquisite valleys that surround it. Turin enjoys a rich history which is reflected in the numerous museums, art galleries, churches, piazzas, opera houses and parks that attract tourists from all corners of the globe. For those interested in areas of historical and cultural significance, Turin’s museums are home to some of the most comprehensive collections of Ancient Egyptian Art in the world. The city is also known for the infamous Shroud of Turin – a piece of cloth widely believed to offer a depiction of Jesus Christ, a symbol of great religious significance. The shroud is kept in the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in the city’s thriving centre. Literature, sports and cuisine are also attractions of this unique city. At its very centre are the Piazza Castello and Palazzo Reale, both of which offer stunning and scenic areas in which to relax amidst the thriving hub of the city.
Turin offers several convenient ways of getting around the city’s many attractions. The GTT operates the public transportation of the city, which includes railway lines, a metro route, tram lines and multiple bus routes which cover the sprawling city centre as well as the surrounding suburbs and nearby towns. There are also taxi and car rental services available.
Flights to Turin are served by, Caselle Aeroporto Internazionale di Torino (TRN), is located only 10 miles (16km) north of the centre of the city. There is an express rail service located very close to the airport terminal, which takes less than 20 minutes to transport passengers to the main railway station in the city centre. There is also a bus service between the airport and the city, as well multiple taxi ranks and car rental services on offer.