Sanctuary of Mary the Comforter – Turin

Piazza della Consolata, Torino http://www.laconsolata.org In the center of the historic center, in the heart of the neighborhood called “Quadrilatero romano” (Roman quadrilateral), this splendid Baroque sanctuary stands (italian name: Santuario di Maria Consolatrice also named La Consolata), the design was entrusted to the very famous Guarino Guarini who between 1678 and 1704 built a…

Chapel of Bankers and Merchants – Turin

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 25, Torino cappelladeibanchieriemercanti.blogspot.com Jewel of the Baroque, the Chapel of the Pious Congregation of Bankers and Merchants, was designed by Pellegrino Tibaldi, construction began in 1577. The frescoed vaults were made by Stefano Maria Legnani. The chapel contains several artistic testimonies in Baroque style, the most famous object is the universal astronomical…

Turin on video

Today I would like to share this video of my beautiful city with you, hoping that the Covid-19 emergency will pass quickly and you can all come and visit it as soon as possible! I thank Giuseppe Sigrisi for this emotional video that I found on YouTube.   Book now! Rent one of our furnished…

Palazzo Madama – Turin

Piazza Castello, Torino http://www.palazzomadamatorino.it Opening hours: Open daily 10am – 6pm Closed on Tuesdays Last admission at 5 pm. Admission rate: Full rate: 10 € Reduced rate: 8 € – visitors over 65 – visitors from 18 to 25 years inclusive – groups of at least 20 visitors, upon reservation at n. +39.011.5211788 (a single…

Egyptian museum – Turin

Via Accademia delle Scienze 6, 10123, Torino http://www.museoegizio.it/en/ Opening time: Monday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 – 18:30 The ticket office closes one hour before the museum closes. Rates If you buy tickets online skip the line! Full admission Museum + temporary exhibition 15 € Reduced admission 1 – Museum +…