Hotel Villa San Maurizio

Via Edmondo de Amicis, 3, Pinerolo, Piedmont, 10064, Italy | Hotel
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Popping into Italy for Sunday Mass (as you do)

A travel blog entry by kathyducker

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 ...

Day 25 - Torino / Turin

A travel blog entry by amandaburrows

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... 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 ...

Turin

A travel blog entry by sarahandthomas

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... and the next being 13:35, crazy, there was meant to be an alternative bus at 10:19 but this never showed so we had to wait for the 13:35, luckily the buses ran late enough for us to get back...

Turin, is a lovely city which hasn't been over-run by tourists, which is always a good thing!


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Day 23 - Torino / Turin

A travel blog entry by amandaburrows

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... and a public transport bus just plying the route like it's the most normal thing in the world - not to mention the cyclists - what the heck were they thinking????? The hotel at the grimsel pass used to be a trading post between the Swiss and the Piemontese - but I can imagine it must have been impossible to cross during winter. The descent into the valais region (still in Switzerland) was equally dramatic - not to mention being the source of the ...

Turin--Shrouded by a Mystery and Driven by Fiat

A travel blog entry by wiseowltoo

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... is the fact that the details of the Shroud are not easily distinguishable to the naked eye, and require varying degrees of photography to get the image to appear. It would be more accurate to say the image is a negative image that gives the appearance of a positive image. What adds to the mystic of the Shroud is the various discussions and references to the burial cloth in the Gospels. From Medieval times onward, it has been reported that no less than ...

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This hotel, located on Via Edmondo de Amicis, 3, Pinerolo, is near I toretti and Isola di Pianosa.
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