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TURIN IS THE IDEAL CITY

written by Bridget Brackett

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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 serving the area, moving just outside the city to spend a day in nature and good eating.

Turin hills are dotted with villages, castles and churches including the Basilica di Superga worth visiting.

Along the road is very pleasant to visit the wineries where besides being able to taste the wine you can buy what 'it adds the possibility to dine in one of the local farms are served according to ancient recipes and dishes based on organic products, pulp homemade and accompanied on the notes of a jazz band.

TURIN: OTHER GUIDES

  • 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

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