The relaunch of the monumental complex of Stupinigi, a Unesco heritage, with the Palazzina di Caccia and the village that surrounds it, will be financed by the Ministry of Culture. This was announced by the president of the Piedmont Region, Alberto Cirio, after the Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini, expressed his availability during a video link which was also attended by the Regional Councilor for Culture, Vittoria Poggio, and the Metropolitan Mayor of Turin. , Stefano Lo Russo.
“It is news that makes us doubly happy – underline the president Cirio and the commissioner Poggio – not only because Stupinigi deserves it, but also because the choice of the Ministry to make it a national project allows us to free up the resources of the Bando Borghi to finance another flagship project in Piedmont through the resources of the Pnrr. Already in these hours we will launch an expression of interest that will remain open until March 3 and to which the territories will be able to apply “.
The recovery of the Stupinigi complex, after that of the Reggia di Venaria, will be the largest redevelopment plan for the Piedmontese cultural and tourist system. The planned investment is 25 million euros and provides, alongside the recovery of the area around the hunting lodge, the creation of a real citadel with shops, craft and commercial activities that will restore life to the ancient village of this historic Royal Residence, World Heritage Site since 1997.
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The start of the project is already expected in the next few months and its conclusion by 2030. «Far from an end, however, because for this priceless jewel of Piedmont and Italy it will be an extraordinary new beginning. Our second Venaria! »Says Governor Cirio. «The recovery of the monumental complex of Stupinigi is excellent news for the entire metropolitan city – adds the mayor of Turin and the metropolitan city, Stefano Lo Russo -. For some time now, a complete enhancement of an extraordinary and unique heritage of Baroque architecture has been demanded. The Region, with the direct commitment of President Alberto Cirio, was decisive for the inclusion of the Palazzina di Stupinigi among the projects of national significance to be brought to the attention of the Government. It is – he underlines – a project that not only includes the area around the Palazzina di Caccia, but extends to the village that surrounds it. It represents a great potential in artistic, cultural and tourist terms. That the recovery of the Stupinigi complex – concludes the mayor – is chosen as one of the flagship projects of the Piedmont Region is welcomed with great satisfaction by the metropolitan city ». «For years – underlines the mayor of Nichelino Giampietro Tolardo – we have been working and fighting to ensure that this great jewel that is Stupinigi receives the right attention from local and national institutions. The Region with President Cirio immediately gave us its support and we are happy that now this attention has also been shown by the Government and by Minister Franceschini. A path continues that today becomes a challenge, but which we know will bring an important and extraordinary result not only for us and Piedmont, but for our entire country ».