Turin is an important business and cultural city in northern Italy. Capital city of Piedmont, Turin has a lovely setting on the left bank of the Po river, surrounded by mountains and the Alps in the distance. This classic Italian city also has numerous important museums, churches, and grand piazzas. There’s excellent variety of running in Turin, from scenic waterfront paths to important parks, with some excellent hill and trail running nearby. Note: If you’d like to have a guided running experience in Turin, we highly recommend our affiliate partner Go! Running Tours.
The best places to run in Turin are the paths along the Po river, which can be combined with the signature Valentino Park and even our ‘Runseeing’ Tour. Run the grand paths of Mandria Park — the second largest enclosed park in Europe, or on the extensive grounds and gardens of a former hunting lodge, Stupingi Natural Park. Another nice run is combining Pellerina Park and Dora Park, with paths on the Dora River. A great running adventure right in the city is to take the cog railway to Superga, and run the trails from the top. Parco della Rimembranza is another good hill/trail running opportunity.
Many of our routes are centrally located and easily accessible via transport. Turin has a metro, trams, and buses. Note the weather can be hot in the summer, and the surrounding hills can get some snow in winter. Turin was the site of the 2006 Winter Olympics.