The city of Turin, capital of Piedmont, possesses some of the finest Baroque architecture in Italy. The collections formed by the kings of Savoy include wonderful Old Masters and Egyptian antiquities that rival those in Cairo itself.
Piedmont boasts some of the most exciting and original gardens in Italy, many of them designed by Russell Page, one of the greatest landscape architects of the 20th century. We will making private visits to many of these gardens, with the leading gardening authority Robin Lane Fox as our lecturer, and to the beautiful villas where their owners reside.
Piedmont is famed for its gastronomy, and in Turin we will end our tour with a dinner in the extraordinary Whist Club, the most lavishly decorated club in all Italy.
Friday 22nd April to Thursday 28th April 2016
Six nights - £3,100
This includes Half Board plus two dinners, all lectures, coach trips and entry fees. We reserve the right to adjust the price should there be a significant alteration in the rate of the exchange. Please note that the cost of air travel is not included.
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A handsome 1930’s building in the most elegant part of this sophisticated city, the five star Principi di Piemonte has spacious and supremely comfortable rooms.
There will be a supplement of £350 for single occupancy of a double room.
Robin Lane Fox and Charles FitzRoy
Charles FitzRoy and Jane Rae