Turin has become known mostly for its association with Christ – the Shroud of Turin. However, this is only one of the several things that make this province and town famous. Stay in Turin holiday homes and you will be right in the middle of the province of Turin, which is part of the Piedmont region. Choose, for example, one of the charming villas Turin has to offer and enjoy a wonderful and memorable Italian holiday. You could opt for the comfortable and conveniently located holiday rentals in the capital city of the province, which is scenic Turin. It offers something for everyone – opera, art, music, a captivating history and some great architecture. An example for the latter would be the Palazzo Madama, dating back to the 16th century. There is also the very famous Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist where the Shroud of Turin is preserved. Stay in the villas Turin can provide and just wander around the city and its beautiful and peaceful parks and gardens.
Relaxing activities in the capital
Valentino Park is a great place in the heart of Turin where you can enjoy a picnic, relax and enjoy the green surroundings with lakes and lovely fountains. From here, you can also catch a glimpse of the river Po and the Royal Palace. Linger on the Piazza San Carlo, enjoy the afternoon in one of the many cafes or go sightseeing by tram. One thing is sure- you will not be bored when you stay in one of the holiday homes or apartments in Turin city.
A rewarding venture into the province of Turin
Journey out of the capital and visit some other fabulous places while staying in the holiday apartments Turin province offers. The city of Pinerolo, for instance, has a very pretty bell tower that is part of a 9th century cathedral. The town of Moncalieri is the home of a very picturesque 12th century castle. The castle is a World Heritage Site, so make sure you pay it a visit while you are staying in holiday accommodation in the province of Turin. You won't be disappointed! The towns of Venaria Reale and Rivoli have some great attractions, too. The latter is home to the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Conte Verde House, which dates back to the 14th century. The former features the UNESCO Heritage Site of the Royal Palace and the regional park called La Mandria. Use the time you spend in the villas Turin province has to offer to visit the town of Chieri, too. You will enjoy the climb to the San Giorgio Church and the scenic views you will be rewarded with from up top.
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