Functional Organic Materials
University of Turin
Our Laboratory is located close to the centre of Turin, a roman city with centuries of history, first capital of Italy, Winter Olympic host city and today cultural and economic hub of the country.Turin metropolitan area is home of many cultural and historical places as well as various natural attractions and sport offers. Piedmont has been picked as world’s top region to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet guide.
TurismoTorino. Official website of Turin Tourism Office.
Musei di Torino. Official website of Turin Museums.
Lonely Planet Guide-Piedmont. Suggestions and must go places around Turin.
The city offers numerous and various cultural places and museum spreading from Italian and ancient history and religion, passing through motoring and cinema museums to the International Modern Art Gallery and sport fans locations.
Musei Reali. Royal Museums and Art Collections.
Museo Egizio. Larger European Collection of Ancient Egypt art.
Teatro Regio. Prominent Opera House of Turin
Museo della Sindone. Museum of the Shroud of Turin.
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. National Museum of Automobile.
Museo Nazionale del Cinema. National Museum of Motion Picture located in the beautiful Mole Antonelliana.
Galleria di Arte Moderna. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Juventus Museum. Tour of Juventus Museum and Stadium.
Nature and Sport
Turin is surrounded by the Alps on the east side and is opened to the Langhe region on west increasing the natural and sportive lifestyle of the city. Many natural parks and sport facilities can be reached in less than one hour from the city all over the year to relax and enjoy fun activities.
Langhe. Wine, food and relax around Turin countryside.
Parks. City and natural parks.
Via Lattea. Mountain and winter activities.
Hiking. Nature and summer sport.
Events and Nightlife
The city offers a dynamic social and multicultural environment for national and international students and professionals. Many events take place over the year like the Jazz Music Festival, the International Book Expo, the Turin Film Festival and the Terra Madre Salone del Gusto organized by Slow Food. As an Italian city, top quality foods with typical Italian products are present everywhere in the city restaurants, bars and pubs. A wide selection of foreign typical places sprinkle in the city offering good quality night-life activities and a good social environment in several areas namely, Quadrilatero Romano, San Salvario, Piazza Vittorio and Murazzi.
Terra madre. Food Event organized by Slow Food.
Torino Jazz Festival. Urban Jazz Music Festival.
Salone Internazionale del Libro. Turin International Book Fair.
Torino Film Festival. International Film Festival.
Nightlife in Turin. Places and Pubs to enjoy Turin Nightlife.
How to reach Turin
Turin International Airport is located 16 Km from the city centre and is connected by bus to the Porta Nuova train station or by train to Porta Susa train station.
The International Milan Malpensa Airport is located around 100 Km from Turin and is daily connected to the city by bus.
Turin is easily reachable by Trenitalia and Italo trains from Italy and Europe. Tree main stations, Porta Nuova, Porta Susa and Lingotto, are located in the metropolitan area.
The city is well served by many national and international highways. A5 highway from Aosta, Geneve (Switzerland). A6 highway from Genova, Savona, Nice (France). A1/A21 highways from Firenze, Bologna, Roma. A4 highway from Milano, Venezia. A32 from Grenoble (France), Lyon (France). The metropolitan area public transportation is quite efficient and provided by GTT.