Location

Municipality of Gropparello, 27 km from Piacenza

Opening period

From the 16th of March to the 16th of November

Description

Lost in the green Vezzeno valley, on a spur of green serpentine, at the summit of the stream. It has an irregular plant and is an extraordinary example of art of fortification. Its “Fairytale Park” for children is set in the surrounding wood and near the Museo della Rosa Nascente. Suggestive feasts for the adults inside the Castle’s Taverna Medievale.

History

Its origins are around VIII century and it has been propoerty of Fulgosi, Pallavicino, Sforza, Campofregoso, Attendolo and Gibelli.

Source: Associazione dei Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza – Link
Images courtesy of the Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza Photo Archive

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