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The Polo Cavouriano (Cavour Center) is a place full of charm, beauty and History
The Polo Cavouriano (Cavour Center) is a place full of charm, beauty and History,
the place where Camillo Benso di Cavour, the statesman behind the Unification of Italy,
lived and was buried. The Center includes a Memorial built inside the castle,
surrounded by extensive English Gardens, and Cavour’s tomb, and is completed by the renowned Sala Diplomatica (Diplomatic Room) and Palazzo delle Scuderie (Stables’ Court), home to the Archives and the Visconti Venosta Library.
Santena Castle Park
The Park of Santena’s Cavour Centre is open all year round.
Entrance is free.
Winter opening times: 9,00 – 16,30
Summer opening times: 8,00 – 19,00
The Cavour Memorial is a museum dedicated to the Piedmontese statesman and to the history of the Risorgimento (Italian Unification). It opened on Wednesday 17 March 2021 after long, painstaking renovation and conservation work.
- from Monday to Sunday entrance
at 9,00 – 11,00 – 14,30 – 16,00 – 17,30 for multimedia visits
- guided tours: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays entrance
at 11,30 – 15,00 – 17,00
Camillo Cavour’s Tomb
The Diplomatic Room
The Diplomatic Room, the Archive and the Visconti Venosta Library housed inside the Stables’ Court will be part of a special tour to be planned.