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The Castle of Valentino, Turin, Italy

POLITO Department of Architecture and Design

Castello Del Valentino

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The Castle of Valentino (Italian Castello del Valentino) is a historic building in the north-west Italian city of Turin. Located in Parco del Valentino, it is one of the seats of Polytechnic of Turin. It was constructed as a Residence of the Royal House of Savoy included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997.

Places to visit in Turin

In the city center

  • Mole Antonelliana and Museo Nazionale del Cinema - http://www.museocinema.it/

Mole Antonelliana is the architectural symbol of the city and it is the best point for seeing Turin from above.

  • Museo delle Antichità Egizie - http://www.museoegizio.it/en/

The Museo delle Antichità Egizie is the only museum other than the Cairo Museum that is dedicated solely to Egyptian art and culture.

  • Palazzo Reale, Armeria Reale - http://www.ilpalazzorealeditorino.it

The Royal Palace and the surrounding buildings formed the centre of command and the main place for representing all the majesty of the House of Savoy

  • Palazzo Madama - http://www.palazzomadamatorino.it/it
  • Piazza Castello and Chiesa di San Lorenzo
  • Piazza San Carlo and Chiesa di Santa Cristina
  • Piazza Vittorio Veneto

In the Province

  • Reggia di Veneria - http://www.lavenaria.it/web/en/
  • Basilica di Superga

How to reach Turin


  • By plane

"Sandro Pertini" airport is located just a few kilometers from the city centre. There is a good connection between the airport and city centre by bus (Sadem Line) and taxis.

  • By train

Porta Nuova and Porta Susa railway stations connect Turin to the principal Italian cities

Accommodation

Hotel Genio*** C.so Vittorio Emanuele II, 47

Hotel Crimea*** Via Mentana, 3

Hotel Lancaster*** C.so Turati, 8

Hotel Piemontese - Best Western *** Via, Berthollet 21

Hotel Bologna Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 60

Hotel Urbani**** Via Saluzzo, 7

Hotel Victoria**** Via Nino Costa, 4

City tax €(2,80/3,70) per night per person