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What to do this weekend? 11 & 12 August

What to do this weekend? 11 & 12 August

It’s Friday! Finally, the working days are gone and it’s now time to daydream about our plans for the weekend. We are now in the middle of summer, this is the week of “Ferragosto”! But don’t worry, there are a lot of fanciful events for who is still in Torino. Here you can find a brief list of the 5 most unmissable events, the ones that made us want to go out and explore around the city.  This is not a complete list of what Torino offers but just a selection of our favourite events, the ones that are more original and interesting, for us.

Here the events not to be missed in Torino for this weekend, chosen by us:

Stars are to be seen in Stupinigi!

Where | parco naturale Stupinigi
When | Friday 10th from 9 pm
Price |3€

Friday is San Lorenzo night! If you are in Torino and you don’t even want to miss a shooting star, this is the right event to attend. It starts at 9 pm with the food area open, with slow food from local producers. Then from 11 you can admire the sky through the telescopes of the CPAP group, a unique experience! From 1 am the breakfast is ready, with milk and biscuits. And if you want to stare at the sky for the whole night… you can get your tent and sleep in the park!

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San Lorenzo night at the Reggia di Venaria

Where | Reggia di Venaria
When | Friday 10th from 7 pm
Price |from 15 to 25 €

You are spending San Lorenzo night in Torino but you don’t want to spend it staring at the sky? Well this is the event for you then. The night starts with an aperitivo at the sunset on the terrace of the Reggia. Then there’s going to be a guided visit to the noble floor and to the gardens, where you can see beautiful dances and the innovative videomapping show! A unique experience during a special night, unmissable!

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Fish & Wine Festival

Where | Eataly Lingotto, via Nizza 230
When | from 6th to 12th of august
Price |many options

Fancy a dinner with fresh and sustainable seafood but you don’t want to leave Torino? With this festival every night from 6.45 pm you can taste creative and tasty seafood courses. And don’t worry, wine won’t be missed! There are going to be many chances to taste organic wines during the dinner.

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Museo Egizio Summer Special

Where | Museo Egizio,  Via Accademia delle Scienze 6
When | every friday of august
Price |5 €

A special opening of the museum if you want to visit it during the night! Open from 9 am to 10.30 pm and from 6,30 pm with a unique price: 5 €. With this new rate it will be possible to attend the new tour “hidden museo Egizio” and discover many rarities and secrets about the foundation of the museum. If you haven’t visited it yet or if you know every room by heart but you want to discover something more this is the right tour for you!

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Gathering at the twilight

Where | parco naturale La Mandria
When | Friday the 10th
Price |11€

If you are trekking lovers or if you want to try this sport for the first time, then you can’t miss this event. A walk to discover the park with the colours of the sunset! The walk lasts around two hours, but it is simple and every adult can do it, even if it is the first time trekking. Don’t miss it!

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