Royal palaces and residences

Palazzo Madama

The  Royal Residences, constructed by the Savoys between the 17th and 18th Centuries, offer a truly immersion into these historic centers of power. Each residence has its own character and features to be discovered. Beautiful castles, imposing palaces, rich theatres and churches recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Palazzo Madama: a charming and beautiful palace which stands in the hearth of the city, housing the Museum of Ancient Art 
  • Palazzo Reale (the Royal Palace): the first residence of the Savoy dynasty is considered one of the best preserved European palaces and famous architects such as Guarini and Juvarra contributed to its beauty.
  • Palazzo Carignano: it is the most significant example of Baroque art In Turin and it is famous for being the seat the first Italian Parliament.
  • Venaria Reale: originally conceived as a hunting residence, it is now one of the most important artistic and cultural sites in Turin and greater Italy. Concerts, exhibitions, cultural and entertainment activities are performed here every day, all year round. The palace is surrounded by 80 hectares of beautiful gardens.
  • Stupinigi: the hunting residence, surrounded by a 150,000 square meter-park.