I love visiting the Villa Reale, it is very grand and it's fun to imagine how its royal summer visitors must have used it. It is set in a huge park and is very beautifully decorated. Some of its features are a bit over the top, but it is quite beautiful in a very Italianate way.
Villa Reale was used as summer residence when Lombardy was part of Austrian Empire. It was originally built by Giuseppe Piermarini between 1777 and 1780. It was used as Royal Palace under Napoleon and After several years of restauration the Villa returned to its original aspect. You can visit the Royal Apartments with a guided tour. The Apartments are not... 更多
This perspective driving to this royal palace is really impressive, much better than Schoenbrunn in Wien. The facade is imposing, yet very stylish and not bombastic - this was built by the Italian architect Piermarini as requested by the Empress of Austria. The garden is simply beautiful, with a rose garden that was very nice to see in May and... 更多
I went with friends and we toured the museum together. It was a lot larger than I expected, and there were some surprises in the artefacts. Overall it was excellent and then a stroll into the park at the back which was wonderful. Also very close to the centre of Monza so handy to go for something to eat and... 更多
This is something that anyone traveling to Monza should try and see. They offer guided tours of part of the royal apartments, and then you can also go up to the next floor where you are given a pair of glasses which turn you visit into time traveling adventure.....it's fun!
During a business visit to Monza a dinner was organized at this ancient building With a classic architecture, the place was the perfect place for a pleasant dinner served with generosity and finalized with great music played by a local group I'm not sure if it is opened regularly for dinner , but if so, it's really a good experience... 更多
We found ourselves looking for something to do on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Without pre booking we arrived after lunch and booked to join the tour. The guide was in Italian but English headphones were provide. Obviously a little more information came for the Italian speakers from the guide but he did also try to answer questions raised in English.... 更多
I will start with this is my first trip to Italy, but I must say the renovation of this 700 room palace is exquisite. We were staying in downtown Monza. It is about ten minute walk from heart of town and located in a beautiful park which were the original grounds of the palace. Walking up from the side entrance... 更多