Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
The Anita Apartment is placed in the historic centre as know as Quadrilatero Romano that is the original square plan of the ancient Romans camp on which Turin developed in. The remains of its gates are still visible in the Porta Palatina and Porta Praetoria upon which has been raised the castle of Piazza Castello.
Next to the Porta Palatina takes place the characteristic and biggest European open air market of Porta Palazzo.
The apartment faces the inner courtyard of a 1700 vintage building and it's very quite.
In the surrounding streets a big variety of restaurants and nightspots can be found: you can choose for typical Piedmont food, for lots of ethnic ones or try the Apericena paying just the for the drinks and eating from a buffet.
The most tourist attractions as the Egyptian Museum, the Mole Antonelliana (seat of the Cinema Museum), the Palazzo Madama (seat of the Ancient Arts Museum), the Savoia's Royal Palace and Gardens, the Duomo (the cathedral) with its Guarino Guarini's baroque dome and and the Palazzo Carignano of Guarino Guarini (Museum of the Risorgimento and seat of the first italian parliament) are easily and shortly reachable by foot thanks to the wide pedestrian areas all around.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Caselle Airoprt 17 km, Nearest railway: Porta Susa 1.3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors||
The kitchen is fully equipped and is supplied with staples commodities as olive oil, vinegar, salt and sugar.
The sofa bed downstairs is a real single mattress.
The North West Italy region
Piedmont, in literal meaning at the foot of the mountain, is a region marked out by a variety of landscapes. From the Alps Mountains, in which most of Turin Winter Olympic Games competitions took place in the 2006, to the plane pleasant countryside along side the Po river passing through the charming hills of the Langhe and Monferrato where the Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo and Barbera renowned vines are cultivated.
The climate is temperate (15° average), sometimes rainy, during the Spring and Autumn and can be very hot in Summer. Winter is cold, about 0° average, between the month of December and January.
Turin has been the first capital of unite Italy. It's considered a Baroque city due it's large amount of XVII century buildings and monuments (most of all Guarino Guarini's and Fillippo Juvarra's). It's historic centre, the so called Quadrilatero Romano, is a picturesque reticulate of small streets devided into contradas full of little shops and craftman's studio's in which is easy to run into medieval buildings.
Placed in the crossing of three rivers (Po, Dora and Stura) the city gives the pleasant sight of the Alps Mountains to north-east and the gentle hills along to Po river to the south-west. Turin offers a charming choice of fluvial Parks.
In the last 15 years, coming from a heavy industrial past, has been raised to a very tourist city at the rate of Rome and Florence. Lots of prestigious events take place in it every year: the Salone del Gusto (Taste Exhibithion), the Salone del Libro (Book Exhibition), the Torino Film Festival just to cite the most important ones.