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  • Castello di Santa Vittoria - Invites You

    written by Redazione Visit Italy

    Sitting quietly in-between the Langhe and Roero Hills, you will find the 15th century village of Santa Vittoria d'Alba. In amongst the vineyards, of this wine growing region, the village sits majestically overlooking the breath taking... continue

  • I Castagnoni Bed and breakfast Villa in Rosignano

    written by Emilio Aronica

    Set in the charming Piedmont countryside, Relais I Castagnoni is a B&B guesthouse in the heart of Rosignano. Originally a convent, now I Castagnoni is the summer residence of a family who has been living there for generations. The old convent... continue

  • Agriturismo Tre Colline in langa to discover Piedmont countryside

    written by Emilio Aronica

    The Langhe is a beautiful part of Piemonte dominated by rolling hills, vineyards and ancient hamlets, historic churches, called Pievi, lush woodland and fragrant orchards, as hazelnuts, apples, and cherry. Paola and Massimiliano are the cheerful... continue

  • The Sannazzaro Castle: curiosities and mysteries

    written by Redazione Visit Italy

    Giarole is a little village situated only 15 km on the northern side of Alessandria, in the Italian Piedmont region, that is said to be the region with the highest number of castles in the world. Among them there is one that attracts attention for... continue

  • Hotel Gran Baita

    written by Suzanne Lea

    "Enjoy an Alpine holiday with great food and friendly staff." In the heart of the Italian Alps, Sauze d'Oulx is situated in the Valle di Susa, only an hour from Turin and half an hour from the French Border.  It was one of the host resorts... continue

  • Agriturismo Casale Osvalda

    written by Italy Visit

    The farm "Casale Osvalda" is located in Alfiano Natta, in the heart of the Monferrato. In this farm you can breathe the true scent of Piedmont, thanks to growing local products such as nuts, vineyards and truffles. On the slopes surrounding "Casale... continue

  • Grand Hotel Majestic ****

    written by Italy Visit

    The Grand Hotel Majestic in set in a beautiful tranquil location in Verbania, a beautiful, small and garden town on the shores of Lake Maggiore, in 2009 ranked first among the Italian cities more environmentally friendly. The luxury Belle Epoque... continue

  • Castello dal Pozzo - Oleggio Castello

    written by Italy Visit

    Castello dal Pozzo, an italian historical Villa,  is located in Oleggio Castello, a municipality in the Province of Novara in east Piedmont. The history of the Castello Dal Pozzo is as ancient and distinctive as its splendid surroundings, and... continue

  • The Egyptian Museum

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The Savoy had already a collection of Egyptian antiquities in ‘700, which were added to the exhibits and statues brought from Vitaliano Donati, sent to Egypt by Carlo Emanuele III. In 1824 Carlo Felice bought the collection of approx. 8000 items to... continue

  • Palazzo Madama

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    In this initial period of its history, which dates back to the two towers and then merged into the Baroque facade of the building, there was a city gate called Porta Fibellona on the side exposed to the river Po, which was later fortified by the... continue

  • The Church of the Great Mother of Our Lord

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The church was commissioned to celebrate the return of King Vittorio Emanuele I by the Congress of Vienna after the defeat of Napoleon and it is located on the right bank of the River Po; on the gable of the church there is the inscription "ORDO... continue

  • The Church of San Carlo

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The construction works of the church began in 1619, by the will of Carlo Emanuele I of Savoy and it was dedicated to San Carlo Borromeo, who, after a pilgrimage on foot from London, came to pray before the Holy Sindone. The current facade, however,... continue

  • The Castle of the Valentine

    written by Cedric Mills

    The ancient castle, home to several noble families, was purchased by Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia. The castle owes its present form to Madama Reale, the young Maria Cristina of Bourbon-France, wife of Vittorio Amedeo of Savoy. With a four corner... continue

  • Turin as a city of excellence

    written by Bridget Brackett

    They say that Turin is placed at the top of a two triangles of white magic and one of black magic. Piazza Statuto, traditionally identified as a center of black magic with Fontana Angelica where the angel is said to have represented the devil.... continue

  • Turin is the ideal city

    written by Bridget Brackett

    Goals are a must surely Mole, Castle Square and the Cathedral of St. John the Holy Shroud. The evening is to be lived on the banks of the Po Murazzi For the second day can 'be interesting to explore the Turin hills along one of the wine routes... continue

  • Torino city industrial engines chocolate

    written by Bridget Brackett

    For those visiting Turin and has already discovered the architectural beauties of the center as the Mole, Piazza Castello, the Holy Shroud and Egyptian Museum can 'discover the other side of town' approaching the economic history of most 'recent... continue

  • Turin cultural vein of esoteric

    written by Bridget Brackett

    There is much to visit as the Mole, which with its 163 meters high, dominating the city and is home to the Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Castle Square, surrounded by imposing buildings with beautiful porches and square at the center of the Palazzo... continue

  • Torino business travel for those who go forward

    written by Bridget Brackett

    In town you can breathe a 'very aristocratic air with wide streets which are sharp beautiful neoclassical building with porch. When I visited Turin was late November and elegance of the city was marked by very special Christmas decorations. For... continue

  • Shroud of Turin To Go On Display in April 2010

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    This will be the first time the Shroud will be seen by the public since 2002 when it underwent a restoration to remove patches and burnt pieces of cloth. It was last on display in the Jubilee Year 2000.   The Shroud itself is a linen sheet... continue

  • Turin: cafes, ice creams and chocolate...

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    Here you can discover and enjoy the classic mastery of Piemontese chocolatiers - from the tradition bicerin to the pralines, to the Gianduia-flavoured gelato – in a refined and elegant ambience. ??These are values expressed in the furnishing, the... continue

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