Rivoli, Piedmont, Italy, is a town west of Turin (in Italian, "Torino"), a very important economic centre in the Northern Italy. The municipality has an overall population of just under fifty thousand. The first records of Rivoli come from the second century BC, when the area was conquered by the Roman Empire. The municipality is interesting for tourists who enjoy culture, architecture, and outdoor activities such as hiking at the nearby Monte Musinè.
Monte Musinè is around twelve kilometres northwest of the town of Rivoli. It is just over one thousand one hundred metres high and considered to be the closest mountain to Turin in the Graian Alps. The massive summit cross is a well-known landmark in the area. From the summit, passionate hikers can enjoy a beautiful view on the city of Torino and the surrounding area. Wait for a clear day, otherwise it will be very hard to see any details of Turin. This part of Piedmont suffers from smog due to the large industrial zones in and around Torino as well as the amount of cars in the city centre. Monte Musinè is a popular mountain to exercise for the locals. The hike is not too difficult and rewards you very a worth-seeing panorama.
The castle of Rivoli (in Italian, "Castello di Rivoli"), is the most famous point of interest in the town. It used to be a residence of the Royal House of Savoy and was built as a first simple version in the ninth century. However, it was officially mentioned in documents in the twelfth century. Nowadays it is used as a temporary arts museum, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea. The lovely castle was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the late twentieth century.
The municipality of Rivoli has several hotels and guesthouses on offer; options for a Rivoli, Piedmont, Italy hostel are also available for tourists who decide to stay in the area. Almost all of the hotels offer free parking and free Wi-Fi. You can find a hostel in the town of Rivoli on a hilltop surrounded by a park. This Rivoli, Piedmont, Italy hostel accommodation is open all year round, and it's simple but clean. Your hostel in Rivoli, Piedmont, Italy will also offer free parking and free Wi-Fi.
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