Torino Marathon

Torino Marathon

  • 02.10.2016
  • 09:15 am - 02:30 pm

PRESENTATION

The Turin Marathon is the oldest one in the world (first marathon in 1897). The course takes place on a unique tour with a departure and an arrival to Piazza Castello. It is the perfect opportunity to visit this city full of history and culture. It is the region of Piemonté, first capital of Italy and the birthplace of the nation.
Oenology and gastronomy are the two most importants local products.

Make the most of your stay to visit the Museum of Cinema or the Museum of Egyptology (2nd more largest museum devoted to Egypt in the world), its castles…

Day 1 : Take off from your airport of departure to Turin. Transfer to your hotel according to your choice. The end of the afternoon is free for you to get a first look on this charming city. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 : Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Turin. You start with the Piazza Castello, the city center where you can admire the Palazzo Madama of the 15th century built on the ruins of the Porta Pretoria. Then, you will continue with the Dôme de Turin an the Saint Jean Cathedrale : this church contains the chapel Guarini, built to shelter the famous Saint Suaire, wrapping the body of the Christ. You will cross the crowded Saint Charles Square in front of the Palace Carignano. Then, you will cross the Vittorio Square before joining the Mole Antonelliana (baroque architecture). At the end of the afternoon, you will have the possibility to drink a coffee in a typical bar.

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Day 3 : Breakfast at the hotel. Picking up bibs at the Run Expo. End of the day free. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : Breakfast at the hotel. Marathon. At the begining of the evening, take off to your airport of departure.

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Grand Hotel Sitea ****SUP (500miles from the running’s departure/arrival)
This hotel is located in the historic city center, behind the Place San Carolo, and near the Palazzo Reala, San Giovanni Cathedral and the Mole Antonelliana. Cafés, restaurants, bars and stores are in the surroundings. Its 120 rooms are decorated in a modern style. Moreover, there is a fitness romm to relax your body before of after your race.

Art Hotel Boston ****SUP (1.5miles from the running’s departure/arrival)

The hotel is just near the Valentino Park and near the most important museums of the city. Completely renovated, it is now decorated in a local style with rooms all equipped and proposes a copious breakfast.

Type of course : flat
Number of participants : 3 500 in 2011
Departure/Hours : Piazza Castello at 9.15 AM
Arrival : Piazza Castello
Minimum age : 18 years
Climatic conditions : 16°C
Website : link
Course map : link

COUNTRY : Italy
CURRECY : Euro
FORMALITIES : ID Card valid or passport
TIME DIFFERENCE : none

Venue

Torino

Piazza Castello

Details

  • Limits:
    5000 participants