Grand Tour

Frequent destinations of the traditional travel around Europe made by upper class young men (17th-19th centuries)

Connected Sites

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Cilento and Vallo di Diano Paestum
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Obligatory stop to unwind before passing the Alps and going on to Rome (nomination file)
Muskauer Park Prince Hermann von P?ckler-Muskau was an avid traveller who went on a very extensive Grand Tour, at which he was inspired by new (exotic) ideas for his gardens
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
Pont du Gard From the 18th century onwards, particularly after the construction of the new road bridge, it became a famous staging-post for travellers on the Grand Tour (wiki)
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
Rome In essence, the Grand Tour was neither a scholarly pilgrimage nor a religious one, though a pleasurable stay in Venice and a residence in Rome were essential. (wiki)
Royal Palace at Caserta
Santa Maria delle Grazie
Val d'Orcia
Vatican City As part of the trip to Rome
Venice and its Lagoon
Vicenza and the Palladian Villas
Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
Villa d'Este


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