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About graciamc

Gracia's Travels is a photo blog. I always take too many pictures on trips so I justify my compulsion with this blog! The blog is mostly photos - they tell the best part of the story. Please contact me if you would like to use any of my photos.

Museums in Turin (Torino), Italy

Turin is loaded with museums of all kinds, ancient to modern, full of art, culture and history.  Here are two that we visited last fall, during our week in Turin.  The Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile This is a very modern museum, … Continue reading

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The Palace of Venaria

Reggia di Venaria Reale, near Turin, Italy, is one of the largest palaces in the world (80,000 square meters).  Charles Emmanuel II began the building of his hunting “lodge” in 1675.  The plan was for a palace, gardens, and hunting … Continue reading

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