Guided tours: discover the camellias and the hidden secrets of the Palace

Guided tours for the “First sunday of the month”

  • When: 1 March 2015
  • Hours: 10.00, 11.30, 15.30(3.30pm)
  • Where: Royal Palace of Caserta
  • Tickets: Free. Included in the entrance ticket.
  • Organizer: Amici della Reggia
  • Booking: email , 0823-277550

 

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The false vault with the space for the chorus and orchestra

On March 1 (each first Sunday of the month the museums’ tickets are free), you can enjoy a guided tour to the elliptical Grand Staircase and to the attics of the Royal Palace, to discover the roofs of the Grand Staircase.

You will admire the  elliptical vault above the Grand Staircase, built to accommodate the musicians of the Court, and next you will can observe the upper structures that support the vault and the area of ​​the attics used to accomodate soldiers and prisoners during the World War II, whose graffiti can be observed along the way, in addition to various objects dating back to the war.

The tour will last for 1.30 hours,and it is organized in three rounds of visits:10, 11.30 and 15.30. The participants should wait at the ticket office of the Palace. Reservations required by e-mail or telephone ( vincenzo.mazzarella@beniculturali.it 0823-277550).

Visitors can share their photos and messages onour Facebook page , sulla nostra pagina Twitter via the hashtag #allareggiaconNoi.

The history of one of the oldest camellias in Europe

  • When: 1 March 2015
  • Hours: 9,30 (9.30pm)
  • Where: Court Theatre, Royal Palace of Caserta
  • Tickets: Free. Included in the entrance ticket.
  • Organizer: Amici della Reggia
  • Booking: email , 0823-277550

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In the Court Theatre of the Palace, at 9:30am you can partecipate to the meeting “The Camellias of Castelluccia” organized by the Superintendent in collaboration with the Association Geocultura and the Italian Society of Camelia. After the conference is scheduled the visit the Castelluccia to admire the famous “Camellia japonica” implanted in 1786 in the English Garden, by the gardener of Court John Andrew Graefer, which still represents one of the oldest camellias in Europe.

Visitors can share their photos and messages onour Facebook page , sulla nostra pagina Twitter via the hashtag #allareggiaconNoi.

 

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