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Start the walking tour that will be entirely focused on the strong female figures, whose stories are suspended between myth and reality. A tour that will make you discover the center of Turin in a new and captivating way.
In Turin, the presence of women in the history and politics of the city was very well represented by great personalities. Join a group of travelers of all genders and ages, and set off on a walking tour full of unusual stories. We will talk about the great women of Turin, t their influence in society, and their intriguing lives, passing in front of the palaces and villas dedicated to the Madame of the capital.
Starting from Piazza Castello with the two most famous Madame of ‘600, Cristina di Francia and Maria Giovanna di Savoia, women who brought Parisian fashion, shows, artists and architects in Turin. The cornerstones of the Baroque, Palazzo Madama was the residence of Maria Giovanna! She was “La Bela Rosin” duting 1800 (Rosa Vercellana), a lover and then she married King Vittorio Emanuele II.
You will be able to listen to the stories of intrigues related to her personality. Walking via Rome and via Carlo Alberto where you will meet Maria Vittoria Duchess of Aosta, the first philanthropist woman, promoter of education and culture in the lower classes. Rita Levi Montalcini, Susanna Agnelli, Milena Canonero and cinema, and finally Carol Rama, an eclectic artist who died a few years ago.
In short, discover the best of Turin’s historic center, its most important monuments including fun and nice talks without neglecting the cultural and artistic aspect of this fascinating city.
⇒Where: City centre
⇒Duration: 2 hours
⇒Included: tour with a tour guide – audio guide
⇒Not included: transfer to/from the meeting point
⇒Languages: EN ES FR IT
⇒Meeting point: Piazza Castello 215, Turin
⇒Ideal for: everybody
⇒Cost: from EUR 49/person