Egyptian Museum of Turin: Skip-the-Line Group Tour
- Small group
- Skip the line
- Duration: 2 hours
Meet your guide at Piazza Carignano (in front of the statue) and then skip the long lines to enter Turin's Egyptian Museum. The Egyptian Museum in Turin is the most important of its kind in the world after the one in Cairo and the oldest museum devoted entirely to ancient Egyptian culture. Home to over 30,000 artifacts that narrate 5,000 years of Ancient Egyptian history, the collection includes art, religious relics, and items from everyday life during the time of the great pharaohs. Your guide will take you on an exciting journey through the museum's exhibits. The group tour is only available on Saturdays and in Italian.
Skip the long lines to the magnificent Royal Palace of Turin with fast-track tickets on this guided tour. Meet your guide at the entrance of the Royal Palace. Retrace the steps of the royal Savoy family who lived here during their reign in the 1800s and early 1900s. Imagine what life here might have been like as you tour the throne room, bed chambers, ballroom, and more. Admire the palace's impressive architecture and intricate details while learning about its history, which dates back to the 16th century. Hear stories of the events and ceremonies that took place at the Palace of Turin. Learn about the period that led up to Italy becoming a republic in 1946. Continue to the Chapel of the Holy Shroud, a stunning Baroque-Style chapel built to house the Shroud. Unfortunately, the Shroud was destroyed in a fire in 1997. Nevertheless, the building is still worth a visit to admire its inter...
The Egyptian Museum of Turin is the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization. This museum is considered the second-most-important in the world, after that of Cairo. Discover the museum throughout a 2-hour guided tour. As you travel, unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Together with the tour guide, admire spectacular discoveries such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the pharaohs. As you travel through the museum your guide will also impart to you the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilizations.
Meet your guide then head inside the Royal Palace of Turin, a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. Start off with an introduction to the Savoy Royal Family, who once lived here. Enjoy a tour of the Mirror Room and the Ballroom, where the Savoys spent most of their time. Admire the richly decorated interior and luxurious furnishings as you listen to stories of what life was like in the Royal Apartments. Next, wander through the Royal Armory, which houses one of the world’s largest collection of weapons. Finally, visit the Royal Library, home to over 200,000 books, maps, engravings, and drawings.
Explore the oldest Egyptian museum in the world on a 2-hour guided tour with skip-the-line entrance. With its 37,000 pieces, the Egyptian Museum of Turin contains the most extensive collection of Egyptian artifacts outside of Cairo.
The four floors of the Palazzo dell’Accademia delle Scienze, where the museum is located, tell tales of the Egyptian Kingdoms in all their glory - from the Predynastic to the Late Antiquity period. After more than three years of work, the new exhibition path, inaugurated in 2015, is ready for your to get lost among its rows of golden sarcophagi.
Uncover 4,000 years of history together with your professional guide and discover the history and myths of this ancient civilization.
Meet your guide outside the Palace of Venaria and begin your exploration of the historic residence of the House of Savoy. Be amazed by the elegant and luxurious Baroque interiors of the palace. Walk across the enchanting Hall of Diana and admire the splendor of the Great Gallery. Continue to the Church of Sant'Uberto and the well-known Bucentaur. Admire the spectacular Fountain of the Stag in the Court of Honor. Throughout the tour of the palace, learn more about the history of the Savoy dynasty who once lived there, and the palace's subsequent uses throughout the centuries.
Meet your guide and begin a spooky walking tour of the city center at night. See the city as you've never done before as you visit sites and monuments during exclusive opening hours. Learn about the dark history of the city, from the plague, crimes, and disturbing witchcraft practices that took place in the Roman Quarters. Climb the 200 steps to the top of the Bell Tower and marvel at the illuminated panorama of the city by night. Continue on to the ancient Church of Misericordia for an exclusive opening, then discover the spooky underground jails of the oldest law court in the city, amongst other mysterious places. Hear stories about the ancient ghosts in the city as you embark on a thrilling tour with your guide.
Turin, in the beautiful northwest of Italy, is a magical place with a rich culture and history. On this walking tour, in only three hours, participants are able to experience this wonderful city and its expansive history from a unique perspective – underground. The tour will lead you many meters below the surface of the city to discover a subterranean layer that is as interesting as it is mysterious. This is your chance to explore the ancient underworld of Turin. You will get to experience the city's underground tunnels, discover the city’s many fascinating underground cellars, see the large ice depots that were once used in past times of war and famine, and much more. This tour is definitely a special opportunity for visitors to experience this amazing city in a whole different and memorable way. Prepare to descend below the surface and see for yourself!
our guide was very nice, very friendly and very well informed, she was interesting and kind.
Discover the Egyptian Museum of Turin and visit the city on a guided tour. Explore the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization and considered the most important in the world after that of Cairo. Unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Admire spectacular finds such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the Pharaohs. Learn the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilization from your knowledgeable guide. Finally, enjoy a one-hour city tour of Tourin, exploring San Lorenzo Square, San Carlo Square, and the Subalpine Gallery.
The beautiful city of Turin is well known for its baroque, neo-classical, and Art Nouveau architecture, but what many people don't know is that it is also famous for its underground. Fifteen metres below the city the tunnels of the citadel and the sub-cellars of the Baroque palaces are waiting for you to discover their mysteries. On this 3-hour tour you will be guided through the dark tunnels underneath the city. With an expert guide and a torch to light your way, you will discover the mysteries hidden beneath. Your underground journey includes visits to the sites of gory murders which have never been solved, as well as the famous Royal ice depots under Porta Palazzo. This tour departs on Friday at 8 PM or 8:30 PM from Corso Bolzano/Via Grattoni and prior booking is compulsory.
I chose to do this tour as present for my girlfriend and It's been a really great and interesting experience, where we've had the opportunity to go down till 15 metres from the ground and discover stories, secrets and facts about Turin and its history which I wasn't aware of at all previously.
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wonderful day, our guide Sofia was fantastic, despite the busy day she didn't make us bored for a second, engaging, prepared, nice. We are so fond of Sofia that we will miss her. As for the tour we have seen everything that can be seen in Turin, the times are perfectly marked. Thanks to this tour Turin has a different flavor now. Highly recommended, believe us you will not regret it!
The tour with Sofia was perfect. Sofia explained to us the history, the architecture and today's life in Torin very knowledgeably and with great dedication, and she also responded individually to our questions and interests. It was a very personal tour that I can recommend without reservation.
We did the tour of Turin with an exceptional guide "Andrea", informed about everything and he also managed to keep the boys attentive and involve them in the visit. I recommend this guided tour because it was a great experience.
Sofia is a very enthusiastic and fun guide. Just the right mix of information and relaxation. Sofia will show you typical Turin locations and taste delicacies. Recommended!
Unser Guide war sehr kompetent und hat sogar eine halbe Stunde länger gemacht! Tolle Führung, sehr empfehlenswert!