Turin: 3-Hour Tour with Entrance to the Palazzo Reale
Discover the best of Turin in a 2,5-hour walking tour with skip-the-line entry at the Palazzo Reale.
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The afternoon begins with a 1-hour sightseeing tour of the city. Dive into the city’s history and explore its heritage as you visit a number of landmarks including Piazza Carignano, San Giovanni Battista Cathedral, and Porta Palatina.
Finish the walking tour in Piazza Castello where you will enter the Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) with a skip-the-line entry tickets. The Palace was the official residence of the House of Savoy and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997.
Among the most fascinating rooms are the grand Salon of the Swiss, the Throne Room, the Coffee Room, the Alcove Room of Carlo Emanuele II, the 19th century Ballroom, and finally the magnificent Scissors Staircase, created by Filippo Juvarra in 1720.
The trip is not complete without a visit to the Armoury, which currently has more than 5,000 objects ranging from Prehistory to the beginning of the twentieth century, among them sixteenth century weapons and armor. Marvel at the Cappella della Sacra Sindone (Chapel of the Holy Shroud), and look up to admire the intricately carved stars on its dome.