Turin: Art Nouveau Walking Tour with Coffee

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Uncover the charms of Turin, renowned for its stunning Art Nouveau architecture, which has earned it the title of Italy's Art Nouveau capital. Take a stroll through the city's picturesque streets on a guided walking tour, where you'll discover iconic landmarks and hidden gems. To recharge, take a break at a cozy local café, where you can indulge in a rich Italian coffee and soak up the atmosphere.


Embark on a fascinating journey through Turin's captivating Art Nouveau scene, meeting your guide at the Principi d'Acaja Metro stop. Your adventure begins with a visit to the iconic House of Dragons, a stunning exemplar of the city's unique blend of neo-Gothic French style and Art Nouveau, which swept through Turin during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Next, marvel at the breathtaking Casa Fenoglio-Lafleur, whose facade is adorned with exquisite floral friezes, ornate wrought-iron balconies, and vibrant polychrome glass. Then, delve into the masterful creation of Villino Raby, one of Pietro Fenoglio's most remarkable works, featuring intricate wrought-iron railings that lead to spacious rooms with grand bow-windows and ornate decorations crafted by the skilled Domenico Smeriglio. The tour continues with a visit to the Chiesa di Gesù Nazareno, a magnificent edifice built in the early 20th century according to architect Giuseppe Gallo's vision. This remarkable structure boasts a striking neo-Gothic design infused with Art Nouveau elements, crowned by a soaring bell tower and a richly ornamented facade. To cap off the experience, relax and enjoy a traditional coffee at a charming Art Nouveau café, where you can soak up the era's elegant ambiance.

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