Hotel Universo

Corso Peschiera, 166, Turin, Piedmont, 10138, Italy | 3 star hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Turin

    Something old, something new

    A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Aug 22, 2014

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    ... Palace and surrounds date back to the 16th century, when the royal family decided that the many other residences around Turin weren’t enough. Having previously visited the Palace of Versailles outside Paris, I can see why Venaria Reale draws comparisons. There are many similar features and a similarity in the architecture. A huge amount of restorative works have been completed to restore Venaria to ...

    Modena/ Verona/ Lago di Garda road trip 2/2

    A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Aug 20, 2014

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    ... been like all those years ago filled with Romans screaming for their favourite gladiators.

    We then re-traced out steps through Via Giuseppe Mazzini which led us to the market place in Piazza Delle Erbe and the famed Casa di Giulietta (House of Juliet), which is believed to be the home of the Cappello/ Capulet family from Romeo & Juliet fame (never mind that it is a fictional ...

    Parco del Valentino & Eataly

    A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Aug 18, 2014

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    ... of any currency sampling all of the amazing produce available, but I wouldn’t have been able to fit in the airline seats on the way home if I did.

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    We ate at the Eataly pizzeria where I went with the traditional Margherita again. With only a few meagre ingredients, it sounds very plain, but a well-executed Margherita is a culinary delight. The example I got at Eataly was top-notch. ...

    Turin & surrounds

    A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Aug 17, 2014

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... Ristorante da Gemma in the village of Roddino, where we were treated to a Piemonte banquet, sampling the traditional dishes of the region. We started with some salami and assorted breads, followed by egg salad, veal, carne cruda (raw beef mince - surprisingly good!), taglialini, agnolotti, rabbit & goat. Dessert was Amaretto Bonet, apple strudel & meringata. I tried everything but the veal and the meringata, and was suitably impressed with every ...

    Turin

    A travel blog entry by kerrilyn on Jul 20, 2014

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    ... it works out cheaper.The little lady was quite nice – she spoke a bit of English and showed us around the rooms. It was quite a large place, for an apartment.

    Once settled, we set out to alleviate our growling stomachs. There were two things we wanted to try in Italy – pasta and pizza! There didn’t seem to be a whole lot going in the area we walked around. I guess it was Sunday so a lot of places would be closed. We found a ...