Turin and the International Book fair - 9th > 13th May

The Piedmontese capital continues the post-industrial renaissance between culture and urban regeneration. From the 9th to 13th of May the International Book Fair (salonelibro.it) and the Salone Off, with events from the city center to the Lingotto, are back, after the 170 thousand visitors of 2018.

Music, art and a space for children at the OGR, (Officine Grandi Riparazioni - ogrtorino.it), while the northern suburbs flourish with the Ettore Fico Museum (museofico.it), the gourmet workshops at Edit (edit-to.com) and La Nuvola (lavazza.it/it/nuvola), the Lavazza headquarter with a museum and a bistro signed by Ferran Adrià.

Turin, Italy

Where to sleep: Turin Palace Hotel. A 3-night stay starts at £ 375 per person including breakfats and private airport transfer

Where to eat: Cannavacciolo Bistrot (cannavacciuolobistrot.it)

Travel's tip: Among the jewels returned to their original shine there are also the Dome of La Consolata, an historic church of Turin, and the facade of Palazzo Madama. The Royal Gardens and the Guarini Dome of the Cathedral have recently reopened, 21 years after the fire of 1997.

Turin Palace Hotel