ATMs/Banks -- There are banks with multilingual ATMs all over the city center. Opening hours are roughly Monday to Friday 8:30am to 1:30pm and 2:30 to 4:30pm.

Business hours -- Turin works a 40-hour business week, usually 9am to 4:30pm. Stores are open Monday to Saturday from 9am–1pm and 4 to 7:30pm.

Consulates -- The consulates of the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, and New Zealand are in Milan.

Dentists -- Dr. Marco Capitanio at Via Treviso 24/G, (www.marcocapitanio.com; (tel) 34-7157-8802), speaks fluent English.

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Doctors -- The Medical Center at Corso Einaudi, 18/A (www.medical-center.it; (tel) 011-591-388) has some English-speaking staff.

Drugstores -- A convenient late-night pharmacy is Farmacia Boniscontro, Corso Vittorio Emanuele 66 ((tel) 011-538-271); it is open all night but closes 12:30 to 3pm as well as on Saturday and Sunday. The website www.orari-di-apertura.it/farmacie-torino.htm gives the opening hours of most of Turin’s central pharmacies.

Emergencies -- All emergency numbers are free. Call (tel) 112 for a general emergency; this connects to the Carabinieri, who will transfer your call as needed; for the police, dial (tel) 113; for a medical emergency or an ambulance, call (tel) 118; for the fire department, call (tel) 115.

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Hospitals -- The Ospedale Mauriziano Umberto I, Largo Filippo Turati 62 (www.mauriziano.it; (tel) 011-508-1111), offers a variety of medical services.

Internet -- Most Turin cafes, bars, restaurants, and hotels now offer Wi-Fi. Otherwise try Bunet Internet Wine Café atVia San Quintino, 13/f(www.bunet.it;(tel) 011-440-7517); it’s open daily 9am to 1am. Or try FNAC on Via Roma 56 ((tel) 011-551-6711), open Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 8pm, Sunday 10am to 8pm.

Police -- In an emergency, call (tel) 113; this is a free call. The central police station (Questura Torino) is near Stazione di Porta Susa at Corso Vinzaglio 10 ((tel) 011-558-81).

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Post Office -- Turin’s main post office, just west of Piazza San Carlo at Via Alfieri 10 ((tel) 011-506-0265), is open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6:30pm and Saturday from 8:30am to noon. A list of central post offices and opening times can be found at www.quartieri.torino.it/ElencoPoste.asp.

Safety -- Turin is a relatively safe city, but use the same precautions you would exercise in any large city. Specifically, avoid the riverside streets along the Po when the late-night crowds have gone home.

 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.