Turin Royal Palace Private Tour with Armory Shroud Chapel & Skip-the-line Ticket

Turin Royal Palace Private Tour with Armory Shroud Chapel & Skip-the-line Ticket

Join your guide for a tour of the beautifully decorated and furnished apartments of the first kings of Italy, the Savoy. 

In the Galleria Beaumont, with echoes of the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, you will see the Royal Armoury with its collection of ancient armour. 

There is the impressive Royal Library with in excess of two hundred thousand books and a famous self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci.  The Royal Palace is also connected to the Cappella della Sindone; Guarino Guarini used a master stroke to build this chapel one floor above that of the presbytery of the Duomo so allowing direct access from the Royal apartments!

On this 2.5 hour tour in the company our very knowledgeable and passionate guide you will learn about the Royal Family and how the future unification of Italy came about.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Palazzo Reale, Piazzetta Reale 1 Piazza Castello, 10122 Turin Italy

You meet with your guide at the entrance to the Royal Palace to discover the treasures of this UNESCO World Heritage site. The first port of call is the Royal Apartments where you can see the ornate chandeliers, finely-woven carpets, elegant tapestries and inlaid furniture of the highest quality. The cavernous rooms are decorated with amazing frescoes and as you tour the apartments your guide will recount tales of the Royal Family. Of particular interest is the “Scala delle Forbici”, made by Filippo Juvarra an amazing architectural peculiarity.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Armeria Reale, Piazza Castello 191, 10122 Turin Italy

Next you visit the Galleria Beaumont that houses the Royal Armoury. A passion of King Carlo Alberto, he amassed one of the greatest collections of weapons and armour in the world. In 1832 when the paintings were removed from the Galleria to the Regia Pinacoteca the armoury was created and has some stunning exhibits from the 16th century as well as examples of oriental armoury.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Biblioteca Reale di Torino, Piazza Castello 191, 10122 Turin Italy

As you progress through the palace you will realise that many of the beautiful treasures owe their existence to Carlo Alberto, key amongst these being the Royal Library. Here you will find over two hundred thousand books, ancient manuscripts, engravings and drawing, including the famous “Self-portrait” by Leonardo da Vinci.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, Piazza San Giovanni, 10122 Turin Italy

Finally on the tour is a visit to the Cappella della Sacra Sindone (Chapel of the Holy Shroud) where the precious shroud was housed until the early 90s. Following the fire of 1997 the chapel was closed to visitors and underwent a long and complex restoration. In 2008 it was re-opened to the public but the shroud itself is now under close guard in the Duomo.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"



Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Piazzetta Reale, 10122 Torino TO, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Guide will pick you up at the hoel if hotels are within a 15 minutes walking distance from the Royal Palace, otherwise you will meet at the meeting point


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Blue Badge guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Reale
  • Entry/Admission - Armeria Reale
  • Entry/Admission - Biblioteca Reale di Torino
  • Entry/Admission - Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Not Included

  • Gratuities

Facilities

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