• Discover the area

Discover the area

Here you can find a list of the main attractive places in Nure and Chero Valley

    Sassi Neri, un bacino d’acqua all’interno del fiume stesso, dominato da tre sassoni, luogo ideale per bagni estivi, feste, concerti.
  • Trekking Mercatello Pass -  Mont Carevolo
    The area was a pasture for herds of sheep and cattle, gentle breezes breathe all the time thanks to the key position between Nure and Aveto valleys.
  • Trekking mont Carevolo and Mont Crociglia
    Mount Crociglia and Mount Carevolo are among the most panoramic spots of the whole Apennine in Piacenza area.
    Ferrari Via Ferrata was built by Gaep (Gruppo alpinisti escursionisti piacentini) in two years thanks to the support of Fondazione di Piacenza e Vigevano.
  • Mazzocchi Via Ferrata
    Mazzocchi Via Ferrata, also known as Groppo delle Ali, is in the high Nure valley. It is exposed to north and it cannot be approached in winter and for part of spring.
  • Lake Moo and Lake Bino
    The area is typically morenic: it is advisable to follow signalled paths once you leave the non-asphalted road.
  • Lake Nero and Mont Bue
    After a slight ascent the path continues in the woods. Before arriving at Lago Nero there is a large mire full of flora...
  • Malaspina Castle in Gambaro
    Malaspina di Gambaro castle was built by Ghisello, son of the Marquis Pietro, who received this parcel of land from his family. In 1520, Ghisello was killed in this castle by his relatives.
  • Mines Museum
    Piazza delle Miniere - Ferriere
    interesting museum (created by Bergonzi Family) with photo, documents and tools used durink the work in mines. Open on request previous booking
    • tel 0523 922204
  • Piacenziano Geological and natural reserve
    Near Gropparello, along Rio Rosello you can find one of the nine areas of the natural reserve of Piacenziano.
  • Bersani Village
    The Village of Fairy Tale
    Passing Castellana village, you can reach a small village called Bersani. This Village is called The Fairy Tale Village because most of the houses have some episodes of different fairy tale painted on the wall.
  • Parco e Villa Raggio
    Piazza Tre Martiri
    Public property. Open from 8 o'clock till the sunset.
    • tel 0523 511504
  • Castello di Paderna
    Strada per Paderna Montanaro,10
    The Castle of Paderna is still inhabitated, accessible and rich of history. Ideal location even for events, meetings and weddings. For info about tours www.castellodipaderna.it
  • Torture Museum
    Piazza Gian Galeazzo Visconti
    The international torture museum hosts several faithful reconstructions of the instruments of torture used in medieval age
    • tel 334 916 5896
  • Guided tours to the Castle of Grazzano Visconti
    only saturday, sunday and public holidays open
    Guided tours in the wonderful rooms of the medieval dwelling, which was acquired by family Visconti di Modrone from family Anguissola. For more info, see the official website grazzanovisconti.com
  • Gropparello Castle - guided tour
    the castle of Gropparello is open from Monday to Friday with guided tours: at 10:30 at 16:00 at 17:30 saturday 11:30 - 16:00 Sunday 11:30 - 14:30 - 16:30 e 17:30 booking the visit is mandatory If booked in advanced is it possible to make a trekking
  • Grazzano Visconti - Wax Museum
    Saturdays and Sundays all day and Wednesday and Friday afternoons
    In via Anna Visconti (near the Nord car park) guided visits at the weekend between 10 am and 7 pm. During the week also on Wednesday and Friday afternoons. Entrance ticket.
  • Sariano near Gropparello - nature trails, walks and cycle tracks
    Three nature walks and cycle tracks in the Vezzeno valley
    Three nature trails of notable quality start at Sariano. The description together with the road map and plan are below and attached. Pink, blue and bordeaux routes.
    • tel +39 0523 856121
  • Rocca of San Giorgio
    Rocca or fortress of San Giorgio at San Giorgio Piacentino
    The Rocca or fortress of San Giorgio stands in the fertile plain of Piacenza, on the edge of the town of San Giorgio Piacentino, and is an ideal setting for events, conferences and weddings, while guided visits are available on request.
  • Santa Maria Assunta at Gropparello
    Parish church of Gropparello
    Facing on to the piazza of the town, in a splendid panoramic position, is the parish church dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta ....
  • Montechino and petroleum
    When petroleum flowed in the Chero Valley
    Strange natural phenomena were recorded in the Chero valley even before the 19th century: hot springs, will-o'-the-wisps or ignis fatuus indicating the presence of gas, petrol leaks ....
  • Vezzeno Valley
    The Vezzeno is one of the lesser rivers, running through a short valley that it has shaped in a fascinating way, with gorges and ravines ...
  • Zena Castle
    Zena Castel at Zena near Carpaneto
    The ancient fortress, transformed over the centuries into a comfortable and elegant dwelling, is only part of a complex of historical buildings within a large park ....
  • Olmeto Castle
    The fortification at Olmeto near Badagnano
    The old edifice, altered over the centuries, is today a private home and the centre of a farm and wine estate.
  • Ciriano Castle
    At Ciriano near Carpaneto
    An old castle transformed today into a private home. It is never open to visitors.

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Emilia Romagna Turismo – Sito ufficiale di informazione turistica
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Viale del Castello,
29020 Grazzano Visconti, PIacenza, Italy

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Opening period
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