AC Hotel Torino by Marriott
Travel Blogs from Turin
The medieval fair was on again today but we had pre-planned to have a morning in Turin. I chose Mass in the Cathedral with the shroud but once we got there we found that the Mass times on their website were not up to date. :-(. We wandered around the Church. It contains something of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati but as everything was in Italian I cannot work out which. The Holy shroud of The Lord was there but as we are not in line with the 10 year showing we had to be content ...
... architecture and amazing collections. The museum is in a building called Mole Antionella - when completed in 1889 it was the tallest building in the world. The inside of the cupola is lined with a continuous ramp that winds it's way to the top and the walls are covered in movie posters. We got to look at some really old camera obscura (with explanations how they work) through to how a moving image was captured, sections for special effects, screenplays (the ...
We arrived at our next site - Mill Park Camping just outside Turin for a couple of nights stay and a visit into the City.
We woke up around 9am on the day we were due to head into the City, by the time we got up and sorted it was around 9:50, checked the bus timetables to discover the bus times were ...
From Pavia, we headed to Asti, Originally we were heading for a Vin Yard with the ability for an overnight stop with facilities (from our camperdstop book), sadly we got there and there was nothing so headed for our alternative Campeggio Cagnidi Asti - It was a predominately permanent vans but with a few touring pitches.
We didn't actually do anything here so nothing to report - Just a pin in the map.
... views across the city's rooftops and three churches nearby all chiming their bells on the hour. We went a pizzeria recommend by our host - OMG - I forgot pizza could taste this good - and only 6.5 euros!!! Between Perth and Swiss prices, Italy is so much cheaper by comparison and the food is infinitely superior. I'm going to be so fat by the time we get to the beach in south of France!!! Today we had the obligatory coffee in the piazza and visit ...
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