Turin is the capital city of the Piedmont region, known for its refined architecture and cuisine. Stately baroque buildings and old cafes line Turin's boulevards and grand squares such as Piazza Castello and Piazza San Carlo. Nearby is the soaring spire of the Mole Antonelliana, a 19th-century tower housing the interactive National Cinema Museum.
Turin's airport is an excellent option if you are visiting the resorts of Sauze D'Oulx, Claviere, Montgenevre, Sestriere, Val Cenis or Serre Chevalier with transfers taking as little as 1 hour 15 minutes. There are direct flights with RyanAir from London Stansted; EasyJet from London Gatwick, London Luton and Bristol; Jet 2 from London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh; British Airways from London Gatwick; TUI from Bristol.