If you are looking for a place in the surroundings of Turin where you can spend a few days immersed in nature, this natural park will surely surprise you. The park is located in a characteristic area of the moraine amphitheater, dating back to the last two great prehistoric glaciations.
Located just 25 kilometers from Turin, the Avigliana Lakes Natural Park is an excellent destination for a trip out of the chaos of city life.
The Avigliana lakes are very old. They were in fact formed during the last two great prehistoric glaciations (one occurred 230,000 and the other 120,000 years ago).
These two lakes are at the center of the Natural Park, which, in addition to offering a great variety of fauna (volatile in particular, for bird-watching enthusiasts) offer a splendid panorama made of magnificent colors that change at different times of the day.
To complete your trip in this area of the lower Val di Susa we recommend a visit to the medieval historic center of Avigliana. Small treasure in Val di Susa that will amaze you with its silences and suggestive views. There are many things to see such as the splendid medieval castle, the Clock Tower and the Gothic style church of San Pietro .
For your fun and sport, less than 4 km from the structure, golf lovers will find the “Le Fronde” golf course (18 holes) and then many equestrian centers always in the immediate vicinity.
For lovers of water sports , possibility of acquiring nautical licenses at the Sailing Center on Lake Avigliana . The first ski lifts for ski lovers , just 23 km away (Colle del Lys). Also at 25 km we find the sports facility Stadio delle Alpi .
In the immediate vicinity about 8 km., We find the Sacra di San Michele . Reachable by following various paths or more comfortably by car in less than 10 minutes. This construction is certainly one of the main attractions of the Val di Susa.
Located near Monte Pirchiriano, it is one of the largest religious complexes in Piedmont whose ancient history (the date of construction dates back to before the year one thousand) is intertwined with the legends of white magic, being, for experts of white magic , right here one of the most powerful magic spots in Europe.
Another hub of considerable interest, reachable by the ring road just 25 minutes away by car is the Reggia di Venaria Reale , designed by the architect Amedeo di Castellamonte by the will of Duke Carlo Emanuele II who wanted to make it his hunting residence and built in no time, from 1658 to 1679, the Reggia di Venaria is certainly one of the largest and most beautiful Savoy residences. Imposing, sumptuous, his project was resumed for the construction of the palace par excellence, that of Versailles.
The Reggia di Venaria has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 . In addition to the beautiful interiors, where important exhibitions are often hosted, the marvelous pride gardens of this magnificent building deserve to be seen, with the spaces of the English Gardens, that of the Flowers and Roses, and the area of the groves .
Turin center , just 25 minutes away, can be reached by the ring road, bus or train. It is a city with a thousand faces. Ancient Savoy capital, cradle of the Risorgimento, capital of industry, city of art and culture, pole of innovation. With its immense heritage inherited from centuries of history, and the dynamism of a city open to the world, the Piedmontese capital allows you to see a perfect combination of architectural and monumental jewels, museums (over 40), art galleries, entertainment, much good food, internationally renowned events, such as the Book Fair , the del Gusto and the Torino Film Festival .
A constant calendar of things to do and see throughout the year.
The Mole Antonelliana , the Egyptian Museum , an unmissable travel destination for those who want to know the glories of its splendid past by discovering its masterpieces and royal residences, the Holy Shroud , and…. gianduiotti , are just some of the treasures of the city on the banks of the Po .
In short, it is worth taking a trip around here !!!!
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