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Culture

il-castello-di-miradolo-300x200CASTELLO DI MIRADOLO

Castello di Miradolo is just a short distance from the Hotel. The castle is at the entrance to Val Chisone, built with a noble area and a rustic area, and dates back to the 17th and 18th century. Castello di Miradolo opens to the public for concerts, conferences, congresses and meetings, but is mainly available to the public as an exhibition area with its regular exhibitions. Its recently renovated interior and the magnificent parkland of about 6 hectares make the building suitable for wide-ranging activities, trying to respond to the area’s different cultural needs. More info on http://www.fondazionecosso.com/ 

Galleria cavallo d'arme e sportivo copiaMUSEO DELLA CAVALLERIA

Just 5 minutes from the Hotel, the historical Arma della Cavalleria museum looks at life a the famous cavalry school and the army with the evolution of uniforms, hats, medals and decorations, flags and banners. The old photographs and exhibition of carriages and armoured vehicles is especially interesting.

More info on http://www.museocavalleria.it/

MuseoScienzeNaturali_Pinerolo2MUSEO DIDATTICO DI SCIENZE NATURALI

The Museo Didattico di Scienze Naturali is not far from Museo della Cavalleria. This Natural Science museum hosts an extraordinary collection of mushrooms, with over one thousand different species, and a total of about 3000 specimens. The museum also hosts other topics, such as mineralogy, and a collection of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds from the Pinerolo area.

More info on http://www.museomariostrani.com/

museo_gusto_frossasco-2MUSEO DEL GUSTO

Museo del Gusto is about 15 minutes from the Hotel and is unique in its kind in Italy. It is located in the centre of Frossasco, just a short distance from Pinerolo and Turin. It offers the possibility of learning about and discovering local produce and not only those. There are several different paths that take the visitor on a journey to discover the traditional and modern food tastes. A real journey through culture and knowledge of food, a path into the exploration of the senses.

More info on http://www.museodelgusto.it/

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