Chic cafés, exceptional chocolate, contemporary art and design - elegant Turin captivates the senses before giving way to the region´s glamorous mountain resorts. Whether you are here to ski in winter or explore the stunning lakes in summer, our definitive guide to Piedmont will help you plan the perfect getaway.
WINTER OLYMPICS - prepare for Turin 2006 with our extensive guide to the Winter Games
GO FOR BAROQUE - in-depth coverage of Turin, from its majestic palaces and grand boulevards to the thriving café culture and vibrant nightlife
ADRENALINE RUSH - Piedmont is more than a winter wonderland: get hiking, biking and white-water rafting with our outdoor activities chapter
EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY - discover the region through its cuisine, from Alba´s finest white truffles to noble Barolo reds and sparkling Asti
STAY IN STYLE - the pick of places to stay, including Alpine rifugi, idyllic farmstays and luxurious townhouses