Category Archives: Turin

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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A Food Tour of Turin

Since food is one of the reasons to visit Italy, we took a food tour in Turin.  “I EAT walking food tours” is run by a delightful couple, Cecilia and Abram.  We met Cecilia and she began our tour by … Continue reading

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