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Turin has been selected by NYTimes as the only italian destination in the 52 top places to visit in 2016! Check it out here (scroll down to position 31).
Take a look at this video on Turin and its province!
Starhotel Majestic is the largest business hotel located in the heart of Torino. From the Liberty skylight and crystal chandelier above the restaurant to the refined style of the recently refurbished rooms, the hotel is rich in turn-of-the-century glamour and contemporary comfort.
The hotel is located opposite Porta Nuova train station and close to some world-class shopping. The historic city center is a short walk away, putting you in an ideal position for visiting popular attractions such as the Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Cinema Museum and the Egyptian Museum.
Torino is packed with palaces and piazzas, great museums, fashionable boutiques, and glittering cafés and restaurants, enough to make this brand baroque jewel in the foothills of the Alps a top tourist destination. View a slideshow of a few landmarks.
Torino became the home of the powerful Savoy family in the 16th century. The House of Savoy spent lavishly on its showpiece, just when baroque was the height of fashion. Luxuriously ornamented buildings and churches abound.
Crowned by the majestic Alps, the town is remarkable for the harmony of its various architectural styles and the excellence of its museums! From Baroque to Art Nouveau and Modernism, Torino has an original "ensemble".
Torino has also an enviable food and wine tradition. A gastronomic environment, renowned for its delicacies, prestigious wines, the sweet glory of its chocolate and aperitifs, not only the famous Vermouth and Martini, but also the pleasant ritual that keeps fascinating its visitors. More....
A trip to Torino is synonymous with entertainment, music, shopping, emotions, mystery and curiosity which, together with a superb range of accommodations and restaurants and the current renaissance of art and urban architecture, make Torino one of the most exciting and modern European towns.
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The conference hotel is located across the street (about 100 meters away) from the Porta Nuova train station. See the map. The Porta Nuova train station is connected by high-speed trains to Milan (1 hour), Florence (3 hours) and Rome (4 hours).
The Organizing Secretariat SELENE Srl has reserved some rooms in the Conference Venue STARHOTEL MAJESTIC (4 stars) and in other downtown hotels of different price categories.
Torino will host a lot of very important and popular events in May 2016. Due to this very busy schedule, the city will receive millions of tourists from all over the world, and accommodation facilities will be working at full capacity. We warmly suggest to book your rooms far in advance, in order to avoid any accomodation difficulties.