Turin, the capital of the Peidmont region lies on the doorstep of the Italian and French Alps. The legacy of the city’s 2006 Winter Olympics means you can enjoy fast, hassle-free transfers to Italy’s very best Alpine Ski resorts.
If you are looking for something spectacular, then Cervinia is your choice. It makes the most of its truly awe-inspiration location close to the most awe-inspiring of all the mountains in the Alps, the Matterhorn.
For those seeking the off-piste skiing, Courmayeur is the perfect option. This classic ski resort lies just below the Italian side of Mont Blanc and makes a marvellous backdrop to your days spent in 100km of pistes.
Families with children with appreciate the Sauze d’Oulx resort where they can find a Kindergarten for children and ski & snowboarding school for children as young as four. With the excellent value of accommodation and catering in the resort, it’s the perfect spot for a winter family holiday.
If skiing is not your type of thing, don’t worry. Turin has plenty to offer. For centuries, Turin was the heart of the Kingdom of Savoy, thus it is filled with immense architecture (e.g. the House of Savoy) that helped the city to achieve its UNESCO World Heritage Status. Its tree-lined boulevards are constantly occupied by one of the best-selling cars in the world (Fiat), which headquarters in Turin. Also, its chocolate is the first saleable hard chocolate in the world and its most famous landmark, the Mole Antonelliana, houses the tallest museum in the world. Simply, Turin and Piedmont region are a fascinating corner of Italy where you won’t be bored.
Fly directly from Edinburgh to Turin on a NEW Jet2 and Jet2 holidays service on Saturdays from 30th December 2016.