Once upon a time in a Royal Palace…

Once upon a time there was a girl traveling with a memory keeper and a notebook…

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I confess I am obsessed with the royal life, well not the current royal life, I am talking about the royal life of the XV or XVIII centuries. Today we finally visited La Reggia di Caserta, a beautiful and huge palace just a few minutes from Naples. Kind of Versailles, this palace was constructed for the Bourbon kings of Naples and actually, is the largest palace in Europe with more than 2 million m3.

This amazing palace has 1,200 rooms, including two dozen state apartments, a large library, and a theatre, some of those still furnished by original pieces (Bed heads and linens, bathroom furnitures and a huge collection of antique books in the library). The gardens and fountains are pieces of art. Such a great place to visit, as a museum and gallery inside of the rooms (expositions changing once in a while) or just walking or riding thru the gardens.

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Natural beauty

Ok, Versailles is sooooooo beautiful, but the most beautiful there are the gardens. The Palace is so huge and has a very interesting things to see inside. The museum is great but is not so enjoyable if you are going like us on midday friday in the middle of summer, I mean, thousand people in the same room. But go out and enjoy those amazing gardens. The colors of the flowers and the harmony that they do with the fountains and the Palace as background…