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Turin: Guided Egyptian Museum Tour

1. Turin: Guided Egyptian Museum Tour

The Egyptian Museum of Turin is the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization. This museum is considered the second most important Egyptology in the world, after that of Cairo. Discover the museum throughout your guided tour. See unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Together with the tour guide, admire spectacular discoveries such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the pharaohs. As you explore the museum your guide will also impart to you the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilizations.

Turin: National Museum of Cinema & Mole Antonelliana Tour

2. Turin: National Museum of Cinema & Mole Antonelliana Tour

Visit Turin’s most recognizable landmark, the Mole Antonelliana, and the National Museum of Cinema inside the tower, on a guided tour. Explore the museum dedicated to the history of Italian cinema from its origins to the present day. Go up to the soaring tower's viewing platform for city vistas. Enjoy a guided experience together with a tour guide, who will first escort you through the halls of the National Museum of Cinema. Admire extraordinary collections and retrace the history of Italian motion pictures. See sets, objects, and many artifacts related to cinema from previous decades. Then, hop on the panoramic lift to the top of the Mole Antonelliana tower. From the terrace, enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the city of Turin. Learn more about the history of the city from your guide, and see famous landmarks from one of the best viewpoints in the city.

Turin: Royal Palace & City Tour Guided Experience

3. Turin: Royal Palace & City Tour Guided Experience

Enjoy a 3-hour guided experience with an expert tour guide. Visit the magnificent Royal Palace of Turin, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the city of Turin. Explore the Savoy Royal Family palace and hear stories and secrets about their history. Admire the Mirror room, the Ball’s room, and many other famous Royal areas. Be amazed by the elegant and luxurious furnishings of the Royal apartments while strolling around. Head to the Royal Library, which displays one of the most famous self-portraits of Leonardo da Vinci. Finally, experience a 1-hour city tour of Turin, walk through San Lorenzo Square, San Carlo Square, and the elegant Subalpine Gallery.

Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

4. Turin: Egyptian Museum & City Tour Guided Experience

Discover the Egyptian Museum of Turin and visit the city on a guided tour. Explore the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization and considered the most important in the world after that of Cairo. Unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Admire spectacular finds such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the Pharaohs. Learn the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilization from your knowledgeable guide. Finally, enjoy a one-hour city tour of Tourin, exploring San Lorenzo Square, San Carlo Square, and the Subalpine Gallery.

Asti: Pasta & Tiramisu Class at a Local's Home

5. Asti: Pasta & Tiramisu Class at a Local's Home

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

Turin: Royal Palace and Archaeological Gallery

6. Turin: Royal Palace and Archaeological Gallery

The itinerary takes place in the royal palace not surprisingly, the unmissable places to visit in turin;you can enjoy a taste of the luxury and elegance of the italian baroque period. Much of the royal palace, including the throne hall, the queen hall, the gabinetto cinese,a jewel of decorative art with walls covered by authentic chinese laquer, the dining room with an elegant table set with beautiful potteries, the stunning ball room, shining with gold and crystals and the queens delivery room can be toured. Among the fascinating items on show are rich tapestries from France, invaluable far east vases from XVI and XVII centuries and of course stunning furnishings. The visit includes a quick view of the royal armoury in Turin one of the finest museums dedicated to weapons in the world. It was founded by King in 1832, and has since grown to house more than 5000 items.  There are a few notable weapons here with their own stories. A sword carried by Napoleon Bonaparte in battle, for example, is one of the most famous attractions. You’ll also find several mannequins dressed in armor, and display cases of beautiful yet terrifying weapons. Compared to the other existing tours of the royal palace this tour will give you the opportunity to admire a little precious archaeological gallery too , one of the oldest collections of antiquities artifacts purchased by the royal family during three centuries of monarchic history in piedmont. Among the finds we have selected for you really amazing Greek huge painted vases , a marvellous etruscan sarcophagus from Tuscany and the amazing “sala della scultura” with original greek and roman statues, busts of emperors carved in the most beautiful marbles of Europe from original artists such as Polycletus and Praxiteles. Leaving the gallery you can walk through part of the Royal Gardens designed by the french architect André Le Notre to head the nearest exit. Next to the exit you can stop if you like, in a Caffe Reale which stands in a series of rooms that used to house the royal fruitery. Today the shelves are lined with porcelain from the Royal Family’s collections. You couldn’t leave this magnificent place without at least trying the hot chocolate with wipped cream or bicerin a typical piedmontese drink with hot chocolate, coffee and cream or simply a good Italian espresso.

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What people are saying about Piedmont

A long, well guided tour of thousands of years of history. The artifacts are gloriously displayed. Our guide Nasr was friendly and scholarly. Could easily have come back a second day.

Very interesting museum and the guide was super knowledgeable He explained in a comprehensive and interesting way all the various Egyptian eras

Organization, precise in the timetable. Helpful and knowledgeable guide. I highly recommend it

Mr Naser is very knowledgeable, polite and patience. We highly recommend him.

Wonderful and knowledgeable guide who was great for my kids ages 10 and 11.