VENARIA REALE BARDONECCHIA


25 May 2018
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Friday
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185 km
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VENARIA REALE

At the confluence of the rivers Ceronda and Stura di Lanzo at an altitude of 264 m, the city of Venaria Reale, in the province of Turin, is the only Italian town, along with Ceresole Reale, which is entitled to bear the ‘Royal’ title in its denomination and is known for its palace, one of the Savoy Estates included in the UNESCO World Heritage site list since 1997.

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GALLERY

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FOOD

Typical local appetizers, such as hand-chopped Fassona meat, Olivier salad, vitello tonnato, bell peppers and lingua in salsa verde (veal tongue with a parsley sauce), Bagna cauda, Agnolotti (with tomato sauce, truffle seasoning, or roasted meat sauce), boiled and wine-braised meats, Turineisa (meat-stuffed courgettes), breadsticks, chocolate (the world-famous Gianduiotto), Bonèt (pudding).

WINE

Doc Collina Torinese, Doc Piemonte.

MAIN SIGHTS

Reggia di Venaria Reale (Royal Residence, including Salone di Diana, Galleria Grande, Scuderie Juvarriane, Potager Royal, Palazzo Madama; 17th century, UNESCO World Heritage), La Mandria Nature Park and Castle (18th century), Piazza dell’Annunziata.

HOSTOPY

Population: 34,000

Foundation: Roman age

Ancient name: Altessano

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