What’s the link between Cheshire, the football clubs of Juventus and Torino, the renowned Italian director Dario Argento and the Bicerin drink? Apparently there isn’t any. Che c’azzecca – it doesn’t make any sense! However, everything has a meaning, even though sometimes it’s difficult to see.
So, long story short, a friend from Cheshire is going to Turin in early December to watch the Juventus – Torino match, AKA Derby della Mole – The Derby of the Mole. Not that I am really into football, not at all actually – Panem et Circenses, bread and circuses, as the Latin wisdom teaches – but any excuse to visit Turin, one of the most underrated Italian destinations.
While everyone should visit Rome at least once in their lives, and Venice is enchanting with its decadent beauty, Turin always surprises tourists with its regal style and enduring glamour – after all it was the capital of the Reign of Italy under the Savoy dynasty. However, I think part of the fascination with Turin relies in its dark side. Continue reading “24 Hours in Turin: from morning espresso to evening aperitivo what to do in Turin”