MERENDA REALE ® a dip in old - fashioned settings
Merenda Reale ® is a not -to -be-missed ritual following the "peculiar customs" of 18th century Courts. In this version the hot chocolate
, whose cocoa beans were brought from America to Piemonte by the Savoy family, plays a leading role. Moreover it celebrates the noble art of pastry making
in Torino with its "bagnati"(biscuits for dunking) and some chocolate specialties.
The "reverence" for chocolate continues also in 19th century, a period in which cafés flourisched in Torino as a place for meeting, for culture and for politics. There you can drink a Bicerin
, the traditional morning beverage togheter with sweet delights of the noble art of patisserie.Garibaldi and parisien, chifel and democratic, biciolan and pan gindru
are just some of the names of the new sweet specialities created in the 1800s for best accompanying the new drink.
: every week- end starting from 7th march
: in some historical cafés downtown or in some cafés inside some Royal Residence of Piemonte. For the list of cafés see above the "partecipating establishments"session
RATES FOR MERENDA REALE 18TH:
RATES FOR MERENDA REALE 19TH
: € 12,00
We underline that, not being on booking, the Merenda Reale ® will be served according to availability of the participant cafés.
Are you a group leader, a Travel Agency or a Tour Operator? See more details on www.turismotorino.org/EN/merendarealegruppi