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... glory. We spent a number of hours wandering the palace and gardens, and only just scratched the surface, such is the scale of the complex. It would be quite easy to spend an entire day there to do a comprehensive tour.
Dinner was at another fine purveyor of Italian cuisine called Lentini’s. I tackled a ‘Sarda’ pizza which had additional toppings of Salame Dolce ...
... courtyard was packed like sardines with visitors trying to grope the breast of the bronze statue of Juliet, which is supposed to bring good luck. The crowd kept growing by the minute, so we didn't hang around long.
We moved on to Piazza dei Signori, where the statue of Dante Aligheri stands alone, before heading back to the car to move on to the next stop.
The southern end of Lago ...
... 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.
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. ...
We spent the morning visiting some of the city sights, starting with a drive up to Villa della Regina (former residence of the Queen) on the hills over-looking the city. After a wander through the grounds we headed into Turin itself for a walk around the city centre, taking in Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Piazza Castello, Palazzo Reale & Piazza San Carlo.
After another beautiful home-cooked lunch (risotto), we drove about an hour to the Langa ...
... a friendly Italian guy welcomed us in, he could hardly speak English. He went through the menu with us but he was mostly speaking in Italian so we were none the wiser! Eli had an app on his phone that he could hold over French text and it would translate it so he downloaded the Italian app. It was a bit more helpful. It took us a while but we managed to order something. Eli and I had fresh pasta with meatballs and cheese. Kyria had pasta with tomato, ...