Location

Rivalta village, Municipality of Gazzola, 14 km from Piacenza

Opening period

From February to November

Description

Eminent noble residence, surrounded by a magnificient park, it includes among its most famous guests the members of the British Royal Family and is clearly distinguishable thanks to its standing “torresino”. Counts Zanardi Landi still live here. This castle is entirely furnished and is home to the new Museum of the Military Costume of Lepanto.

History

Documented already from 1048, the castle becomes part of Landi kingdom in XIV century, that are the current owners, thanks to Counts Zanardi Landi. The Honour Room, the dining room, the kitchen, the cellars, the prisons, the bedrooms, the tower, the room of arms, the gallery, the room of the billiard, the museum of the military costume can be visited. The castle has, in the close hamlet, 12 luxury rooms.

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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