Caserta: Bourbon Royal Palace - The Versailles Of Italy
The Bourbon Royal Palace is a residence in Caserta, 30 minutes from Naples, built for the Bourbon kings of Naples.
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It was the largest palace and one of the largest buildings erected in Europe during the 18th century. Is considered the ” Versailles of Italy “. In 1997, the Palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Used by different movie productions like Star Wars, Mission Impossible, Angels&Demons, Casino Royale as filming location. The tour continues with a stop by the town of Casertavecchia for lunch at a local restaurant and to stroll along the streets of the medieval village. In 1960, Casertavecchia was designated an Italian National Monument. Today, the village is primarily a tourist destination. Sites worth visiting consist of the church, its bell tower, and the remains of the original castle. Tour available only on Thursday – Monday