Turin has many attractions for art lovers. But it’s also quite a popular destination among those who appreciate the fine art of eating. While the Slow Food movement originated nearby in the town of Alba, the Piedmontese capital is famous for Eataly (pronounced Italy), a major food market in the Lingotto area where all fresh produce and other products come from a select goup of small independent farmers and the like. As for eateries per se, the menu of the day at Guido’s is a delicious option. To enjoy with a bottle of vintage Barolo red wine, what else?
THE “MOLE” AND MORE
Turin is one of Italy’s leading centers of culture and science. Its iconic monument is the Mole Antonelliana, an imposing building which now houses the Film Museum. Alessandro Antonelli is the great architect who designed it.