Al Duomo B&B is at the heart of Turin, in the newly restructured medieval zone, few meters from piazza Castello and all the point of interest the city offers: the Royal Palace, the Egyptian Museum, Palazzo Madama, the Cathedral, the Museum of Cinema, the Royal Library, the National Library etc. It is also very close to the Turin's "Latin Quarter".
Our b&b is a comfortable and elegant apartment in a 17th century palace (under the protection of Soprintendenza alle Belle Arti’), furnished with good taste and care for : a room full of charm for a very pleasant and athmospheric stay.
One spacious living room, for a couple, with direct access to bathroom and toilet which are of exclusive use. The bathroom, with bathtub/shower, washbasin and bidet, and the toilet, with washbasin and a shower/bidet, are separate. An extra-bed can be placed on a mezzanine, with tatami floor.
The breakfast, with home made marmelade, jams and first rate teas (but also coffee and milk and honey and eggs) can be served or self prepared.
The room has a balcony (with roses and plants). A free wifi connection to internet is available.
The apartment is at the second floor (without lift).
The main bus stops are a few meters from the house.
The Porta Palazzo market, which is said to be the Europe’ biggest, is only a block in distance.
Bed & Breakfast
Via Torquato Tasso 5, 10122 Torino
tel / fax 39 011 4310400
mob. 39 348 4440011
La Piazzetta is 15 minutes walk (see here below) from the two Turin railway stations, Porta Nuova and Porta Susa; public transport are 4, 12 and 27 from Porta Nuova and 51 (only on working days) from Porta Susa. All of them have a stop at Duomo; turning your back at Duomo you cross via XX Settembre and reach a small triangular square with trees, and the b&b is in the last house on the right side. From Porta Susa you can take, from the central bus stop, any bus or tram the goes to piazza Castello; you get off at the second stop and turn left in the small via S. Tommaso; after a brief walk you reach a small triangular square with trees, and the b&b is in the last house on the right side.
From railway station Porta Nuova take via XX settembre, when you reach Duomo (some 15' walking) you turn left, meet a small triangular square with trees, in the house at the last right corner you find La Piazzetta is. From railway station Porta Susa take via Cernaia, go straight until you find on your left the small via dei Mercanti, you turn left and you will end in a small triangular square with trees (15' walk); in the house in front of you you find La Piazzetta.
The bus from Torino Caselle Airport has a stop at Porta Susa and at Porta Nuova. The taxi fair is 30 euro (to be agreed upon before the ride).
Coming from east (Torino-Milano highway) drive corso Giulio Cesare to the end; from south (Torino-Genova or Torino-Piacenza highways) drive corso Unità d’Italia/Massimo d’Azeglio; from the beltway exit in corso Regina Margherita. La Piazzetta is immediately out of the limited traffic area ZTL and there is an underground pay parking at the opposite side of the same block.