Municipality of Compiano, 80 km from Parma
From March to December
Compiano Castle is stronghold set on the crest of a hill overlooking Taro river. It was built before 1000 a.C., now it is home to “Gambarotta collection”, with several pieces of art, furniture, paintings from 1600 and 1700, “Orizzonti massonici” exhibit and Enogastronomic museum. Part of the castle is a centre for conventions and a relais, for an elegant stay.
It has been property of Landi Family up to 1682, then of Farnese, the castle has been extended and restauredmany times. It has a massive structure and an irregular pentagonal plant, surrounded by three round towers “piacentine” and another more ancient square tower.