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CHEAP TREATS – ABBONAMENTO MUSEI TORINO 2016 – WHAT, WHERE, WHY & HOW MUCH?

Abbonamento Musei Torino 2016

This post is addressed to those of you who, like myself, came to Turin, fell in love and decided to stay for more than just a few days. Therefore, if touring museums, royal residences, castles, permanent or temporary exhibitions & co is your favorite spare time delight no matter the city & country you’re in or the state of the weather, Abbonamento Musei Torino might just do the trick. Continue Reading

ONE-DAY TRIP TO PUY AND PEQUEREL (VAL CHISONE)

along the way

For one of my first posts, I chose to introduce you to one of my favorite spots in Italy (and maybe in Europe – although I still have so many places to go, things to explore). Not to mention it is only one hour and a half away from Turin (80 km that is), by car, taking the highway towards Pinerolo and then following directions for Villar Perosa, Perosa Argentina, Villaretto, Mentoulles and finally Chambons. There, turn right towards Pra Catinat for a 10 minutes ride between the clouds.

Puy
Puy

 

So, without further ado, I introduce all hiking lovers and wild-at-heart nature fans among you to Puy and Pequerel, two wonderful and picturesque mountain villages (i.e. borgate) situated in Val Chisone, Piedmont, right at the center of Orsiera Rocciavrè Regional Park. Continue Reading