Moncalieri Castle reopens

08/11/2017
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Moncalieri Castle reopens

The presentation press conference is on 10th November.

On 11th November 2017 thanks to the support of Compagnia di San Paolo, the whole museum itinerary in Moncalieri Castle (Piazza Baden Baden 4 - Moncalieri Turin) officially reopens with the Apartments of Princesses Maria Letizia and Maria Clotilde of Savoy, the Royal Chapel and the Apartment of King Vittorio Emanuele II.

The castle was closed for nine years after fire in 2008 struck the southwestern tower and the Apartment of King Vittorio Emanuele II,

Today the public can stroll through the multitude of ornate halls as well as those for private use in what was once the home of dukes, princesses, kings and queens. The spaces devastated by the fire are now evoked by the ingenious restoration.

The press conference for the reopening of Moncalieri Castle is November 10th at 11 am in the Queen's Hall.

Professor Walter Barberis, member of the General Council and President of the Culture Committee is taking part on behalf of Compagnia di San Paolo,

Information and details:

Opening hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10.00-18.00 (last entry at 17.00) from 11th to 30th November 2017: free entrance and guided tours.

From 1st December 2017 to 31st January 2018: free entrance and paid guided tours.

Cost of guided tour: 7 euro - children under 12: free of charge

Booking is obligatory (with scheduled times for groups of 25 people). For security reasons only guided tours are allowed; we recommend the use of comfortable footwear.

Guided tours are organised by Amici del Castello e del Parco di Moncalieri.

Information and reservations are handled by Consorzio delle Residenze Reali Sabaude: tel. +39 011 4992333 (Monday to Friday 9.00-17.00, Saturday: 9.00-13.00).

There are no places left for Saturday 18th , Sunday 19th , Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2017.

Please note that for safety reasons the presence of children must be indicated while booking.

www.residenzereali.it

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