Venaria Reale UNESCO site

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Venaria Reale UNESCO site

La Venaria Reale is a grandiose estate just outside Turin. In comprises 80,000 square meters of floor surface in the Reggia and 60 hectares of Gardens, adjacent to the 17th century ancient village of Venaria and the 3,000 fenced hectares of the Park of La Mandria. It is a natural and architectural masterpiece that was declared part of the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1997. It reopened to the public in 2007 after completing the EU’s largest cultural restoration project to date.

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The monumental palace is home to some of the finest examples of universal Baroque: the enchanting Hall of Diana designed by Amedeo di Castellamonte, the breathtaking Great Gallery and the solemn Church of St. Hubert, the grandiose complex of the Juvarra Stables designed by Filippo Juvarra in the 18th century, the sumptuous decorations, the famous Bucentaur and the spectacular Fountain of the Stag in the Court of Honor.

La Venaria Reale Website 

The participation fee is 115 euros per person and includes the following: 

– Bus available for the whole day 
– Full-day guide and an additional guide to visit the interiors of the Reggia 
– Light lunch in Venaria, drinks included


Departure:9:00 am in front of the Valentino Castle
Return:4:00 pm in front of the Valentino Castle
Credits: Tiziano Photography, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons