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One of the residences of the Royal House of Savoy, Castello di Racconigi attracts visitors with its magnificent landscaped park and palace. André Le Notre, designer of one of the Versailles' gardens, had a hand in the garden on the castle's north side. Along the small manmade lake, you'll see the English garden influence, complete with small structures reminiscent of the English countryside, such as a Gothic-style chapel, and a Doric temple. The last Russian czar, Nicolas II, is honored with a Russian dacha, or summer home, on the grounds. For a small fee, you can explore the castle's Neoclassic interior. Reliefs and murals depict the feats of mythological characters and glorify the surroundings. Use our Racconigi vacation builder to arrange your visit to Castello di Racconigi and other attractions in Racconigi.
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Il posto è magnifico, la visita del castello interessante, anche se oltre 2/3 sono chiusi. La vera attrazione sarebbe il grandissimo parco...purtroppo privo di qualunque indicazione e cartina, per cui... more »The place is magnificent, the Palace tour interesting, although more than 2/3 are closed. The real attraction would be the huge park ... sadly lacking any indication and map, so we couldn't reach the Margaria. Given the extension of the Park, it would be ideal to offer bikes for rent. Luckily we could see the storks nest on the roof.View original
Non ci aspettavamo di trovare questo gioiello, la guida ci ha accompagnato con tante spiegazioni molto interessanti. more »We didn't expect to find this gem, the Guide took us with many interesting explanations.View original
Bellissima visita al castello una domenica pomeriggio di pioggia. Viaggio nel passato, ben tenuto, non grande affluenza. Mi sono piaciute molto le cucine. Peccato non aver potuto visitare il parco per... more »Beautiful tour of the Castle a rainy Sunday afternoon. Journey into the past, well maintained, not large turnout. I enjoyed seeing the kitchens. Shame we could not visit the park for rain. Definitely will be back.View original
If you come to Turin, for sure you should go and see the Summer Palace of Racconigi. It is situated approximately 50 km from Turin but it is one of the best castles to see. Big part of the castle passed under construction and it is really very nice to enter in and to hear the interesting and curiosity stories about the castle. There you can find maybe the most big Kitchen you have ever seen, you cannot even imagine, but I am sure you will like it and wish to come back again. Behind the castle there is one really big garden where you can go and relax after the tour in the castle. The price of visit is very low but it is worth seeing. Racconigi and the castle is a place where you can see lots of stork every year. Four kilometers from the castle you can find the Center of Storks and Anatidae. In the center during all the years you can observe different kind of local and migrating birds. Go there and you will be satisfied!
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Giorgio BoeroRomantic place for families. Very enjoyable and interesting the carriage ride in the park with interesting and accurate explanation. The little bar inside the Park is provided by delicious cakes. Don't miss to visit the Stork Park nearby.View original
Giorgio RicciottiIt was the official residence of the Savoy-Carignano branch and is part of the Savoy residences entered into the Unesco World Heritage list. He is also a member of the system of "open castles" of the lower Piedmont and looks like an imposing building in red brick and roof pagoda, Oriental, to more pavilions. Frequented by Carlo Alberto of Savoy and all King of Italy of the Savoy dynasty, is now a Museum and cultural centre. The Castle faces North toward an imposing Park, about 180 hectares, designed in the 17th century.View original
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