Royal Residence
In the green heart of the 19th century park of Torino, the Castle of Valentino had various uses over the centuries before being taken over by the Faculty of Architecture of Torino Polytechnic.
In the 1500s it was a riverside residence located out of town, and its period of maximum splendour was under Christine of France, the first regent in the Savoy State, who chose it to be the palace of entertainment, extending it according to French tastes and promoting the rich decoration of the rooms on the piano nobile.
After her death, the parties that the Madame Royale enjoyed organising were no more, and just a few decades later one of the side gardens was turned into the Botanical Gardens for the University, which can still be visited. During the 19th century, the castle was radically altered due to the Exposition of 1858 initiated by Cavour.

SAFETY RULES: At the entrance, your temperature will be taken. If it turns out to be 37.5°C or higher, you will be invited to leave the castle with your companions. Visitors are requested to wear a mask for their entire stay at the castle. While waiting in line and during their visit, visitors are kindly asked to keep a distance of 2 meters from other visitors and staff. During the visit, the general public is asked to follow the instructions of the staff in charge. Groups should not exceed 15 visitors.

Viale Mattioli, 39, 10125 Torino (TO)

45.054348361705, 7.6861810684204

  • € 3,50
    Full price
    Gli itinerari guidati sono gratuiti, salvo la prenotazione obbligatoria di € 3,50.

From 01/03/2021 to 30/04/2021

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Extraordinary closure
  • Pets not allowed
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