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Parco del Valentino

Corso Massimo D'Azeglio, Turin, Italy (San Salvario)
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Ranked #8 of 133 attractions in Turin
Type: Parks
Owner description: This vast and romantic park contains an impressive botanical garden, a castle and the Borgo Medievale, a medieval village built for the 1884 Turin... more » Owner description: This vast and romantic park contains an impressive botanical garden, a castle and the Borgo Medievale, a medieval village built for the 1884 Turin International Exhibition. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

It becomes part of an interesting walk from the Umberto Bridge to the Castello del Valentino [ now the Architect's Institute ] and this plus a lovely walk along the Po River ; maybe a boat cruise to break the journey; and return along Corso Marconi to downtown, make for a great, great day out. A distance of about 5... More

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This large park offers something for everyone, especially on a sunny day. My girls rode bikes and roller blades, played on the park toys and walked along the river. I enjoyed the exercise equipment and being outdoors. A nice change from the museums and royal palaces!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Would have loved to have spent some more time here but alas that wasn't to be and we walked through after a visit to the Museum of Human Anatomy. However we did have a very enjoyable stroll through the gardens and along the river bank back to the main road. Nice to see so many families enjoying time here with... More

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Milford Michigan USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A lovely outdoor part worth seeing. Beautiful flowers, and sculptures, a restful walk along the river. A break from the hustle of sightseeing.

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mtarfa malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

when you consider that it is situated in an idustrial city like Turin, then it is a sigh of relief for the locals to spend some time there for relaxation. But if you are a traveller, then you will agree that the park is nowhere nead the English Garden in Munich or Hyde Park in London.It is nice to take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Amazing strolls along the Po river. Part of the 175km of cycling paths along the city of Turin, it hosts the so called 'Borgo Medievale' a 1884 reconstruction of a Middle Ages village.

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Torino, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Take your time and your feelings ... you can walking through the beautifull Medioeval Castle, the botanical and rocks gardens, the Valentino's Castle and the beautifull Po river walk sides and amenities. Organize yourself for a short cruize on the river with the Valentino's boats!!! Splendida experience. You will find: " La grande bellezza!!!"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

it is one of the MUST to do in Turin. It gives a feeling of travel in the time and going to 500 years ago.

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The place is a bit rundown but this fact sort of adds to the beauty of the place. It lies just against the river and the views are great. There is also a medieval village inside the Parco which is also a great place to see!

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

A beautiful oasis of green. I only had time to see a little slice of this beauty but I hope to see it again in full! Plenty of benches to just relax and say hello to the local residents- the squirrels!

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