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Turin: Rise of a Royal City

2 Oct — 10 Oct 2017 | Tour Director: Alex Koller

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Alex Koller , PhD

lecturer in art history and architecture

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Gatwick 1325 on British Airways, arriving Turin 1615. Transfer to Grand Hotel Sitea, Turin, for four nights. Welcome and introductory lecture.

Day

2

Walk the Via Roma, visiting Piazza San Carlo (churches of San Carlo and Santa Cristina), San Filippo Neri and Palazzo Carignano (unique rounded fa.ade). Continue to Baroque quarters, taking in Piazza Palazzo di Citt. (ancient market square), Cappella dei Banchieri e Mercanti (Chapel of Merchants), and Santuario della Consolata (Romanesque bell tower and nave by Guarini).

Day

3

Visit Piazza Castello including the Duomo and Palazzo Reale (Royal Armoury, Galleria Sabauda and gardens). Continue to Palazzo Madama (Museum of Ancient Art) and the church of San Lorenzo (designed and built by Guarini).

Day

4

Monte dei Cappuccini overlooking the River Po, followed by Villa della Regina (Savoy Palace designed by Vitozzi) and Superga Basilica (designed by Juvarra). Continue to Palazzina della Caccia at Stupinigi (Museum of Arts and Furnishings). Afternoon visit to Carignano including the Duomo (striking convex facade) and works by Vittone.

Day

5

Royal Palace of Venaria (grand 18th century gallery and church by Juvarra). Transfer to Turin airport for 1700 departure, arriving London Gatwick 1750.

Tour Dates

2 Oct — 10 Oct 2017

Days

5

Cost

£1565

Tour Code

TURC-17

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Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, single room supplement £130.

 
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