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Bird's eye view of Torino  
   

Bird's eye view of Torino

A great view from the top of the Mole Antonelliana. If you choose to go up on the top of the tower, you can't be afraid of heights...
Torino a city to discover...

November 13th 2011
I recently visited Italy...AGAIN! But this time, as it is winter, I did not go to Sardinia and stay at our favourite B&B, La Rosa Dei Venti, which I talked about in one of my earlier entries, but to Turin, or Torino in Italian. A much more 'culturally intensive' vacation! Naturally coming from France the most logical is to take the Frejus tunnel which comes out in Bardonecch ... read more
Europe » Italy » Piedmont » Turin

Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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