The Salone del Gusto / Terra Madre 2016 is fast approaching. This year for the first time, the international Slow Food event is going to be held in the city center of Turin. I’m excited at the prospect of visiting the stands and stalls of countless delicious goodies from around the world while walking through my favorite streets and piazzas. Also, I can’t wait to see how Turin will transform—this is going to bring tens of thousands of people from all over the world to the city center for five days.
Please enjoy my guest post I wrote for fellow American expat in Italy, Valerie Quintanilla, on Girl’s Gotta Drink.
Five Things To do For Free In Turin
The city of Turin has been growing in popularity. It was named as one of 52 places to go in 2016 by The New York Times and has definitely seen a moderate influx of tourism. But all in all, it is not touristy. This means less English is spoken and far fewer tourist amenities are available—but it also means fewer crowds, a more authentically Italian atmosphere, and overall less expensive to visit than places like Florence or Rome. Even so, who doesn’t appreciate free activities?
Here are five things to do in Turin that do not cost a dime (or a euro)…