- How do the Torino+Piemonte Cards work?
- How are the Torino+Piemonte Cards activated?
- Which museums are included?
- Which means of transports are included?
- Is it worth buying the Torino+Piemonte Cards?
- Does the Torino+Piemonte Card allow to skip the lines at the entrance of the museums?
- In case I bought it on line, is the Card shipped to my address?
- Are there discounts for seniors, military, students or groups?
- Can the Torino+Piemonte Card be refunded ?
- Are there days when the Torino+Piemonte Card cannot be used?
1. How do the Torino+Piemonte Cards work?
At the ticket office of the museums where the free entrance is offered: the QR code must be shown either on the receipt or on the smartphone display to obtain the ticket; it is automatically activated at the first use and it is valid for the following 24, 48, 72, 120 consecutive hours; the child under 12 accompanying the Card owner enters for free.
At the ticket office of the museums where the reduced ticket is offered: the QR code must be shown either on the receipt or on the smartphone display to obtain the reduced ticket. Also the child under 12 accompanying the Card owner gets a benefit.
At the tourist services of Turin run by GTT company (Gruppo Torinese Trasporti): the QR code must be shown either on the receipt or on the smartphone display to obtain the reduced ticket. The Tourist Services are free for children under 6, while for those aged 6-12 -accompanied by a Card owner- a second reduced ticket can be purchased.
At the desk of the other participating attractions in the whole region the QR code must be shown either on the receipt or on the smartphone display to obtain the reduced ticket; it is valid also for one child under 12 accompanying the Card owner.
2. How are the Torino+Piemonte Cards activated?
The Card is activated at the first use of QR code and its validity starts then, for the following 24, 48, 72, 120 consecutive hours, depending on the type of Card purchased.
3. Which museums are included?
The Torino+Piemonte Card offers free admission in more than 80 cultural sites including the most important museums, exhibitions, castles, fortresses and Royal Residences in Torino and all over Piemonte.
Within its duration, the Card entitles to free access to the attractions in the order preferred by the holder.
The 1-day version is valid for a maximum of three free entries in the participating museums and is on sale only at the TICs of Torino, within its duration of 24 hours and is on sale only at the TICs of Turin.
All the Card versions are valid also for discounted ticket in other 50 cultural sites and for reductions all over Piemonte.
4. Which means of transports are included?
The Torino+Piemonte Card entitles to a reduced ticket on the Tourist Services of Turin every day: panoramic lift in the Mole Antonelliana, Sassi - Superga rack tramway and “Venaria Express” shuttle bus (only Sat., Sun. and holidays). The reduction can be applied every day to the Card owner and to an accompanying child aged 6-12.
On the “Venaria Express” shuttle bus to the Reggia di Venaria and Parco della Mandria, the Card owner can purchase on board the reduced daily ticket only on Sat., Sun. and holidays; moreover, Tuesday to Friday it is possible to travel with the multi-day or ordinary ticket usually valid on urban and suburban transport.
Children under 6 enjoy GTT tourist services for free.
NOTE: to travel on public transports of Torino (bus, trams, subway), Card holders can purchase the multi-day ticket at reduced price only at Torino Tourist Offices
For further information about the fees check out here
The Card offers also reduced fare on the connection to the Airport of Torino run by Sadem and reductions on other tourist transports in the whole region, the complete list is on the tourist services.
5. Is it worth buying the Torino+Piemonte Cards?
Yes! The average cost of entrance in the five most visited museums is 15.20 € , so you save money from the third free attraction included in the Cards!
Find more details on the single entrance ticket checking the Museums section.
6. Does the Torino+Piemonte Card allow to skip the lines at the entrance of the museums?
As of today, there is no queue skipping privilege for the Card; it is therefore necessary to go to the ticket office to collect the free admittance ticket.
Check here to see in which museums it is possible to book or purchase the time slot for Card holders
7. In case I bought it on line, is the Card shipped to my address?
There is no shipping of the Cards bought on our website. The receipt sent to the mail provided at the time of purchase already features the Qr code valid to access the museums; you just need to show it either on the receipt or on the smartphone display to obtain the ticket.
8. Are there discounts for seniors, military, students or groups?
There are no discounts for these categories; still Torino+Piemonte Card Junior is dedicated to under 18. On request special rates are offered for groups, employees recreational circles, Travel Agencies and Tour Operators. Moreover, if you are planning a school trip in Piemonte, ask for reductions dedicated to students!
If you are travelling with your friends or with an association mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our Contact Centre +39.011.535181.
If you are organizing a school trip mail to: email@example.com.
If you are a travel agency, a tour operator or a Recreation Centre, contact our promotion office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Can the Torino+Piemonte Card be refunded?
The Cards are never refunded. However, if they have not been activated yet, they can be used any time until 31/12/2020. Moreover the Cards are not refundable in case of theft, loss or unuse of the advantages offered.
Due to the current exceptional situation linked to the sanitary emergency, in case of a new regional or national ordinance to close museums, Cards not used will be reimbursed within 31/12/2020 mailing to email@example.com.
10. Are there days when the Torino+Piemonte Card cannot be used?
No; the Card is valid during business days but museums are usually closed on Mondays. Should the participating organizations have to close for any special reasons (strikes or holidays) the validity and duration of the Card will not be extended and it will not be reimbursed.