Gropparello is located between Chero and Riglio river and crossed by torrente Vezzeno and Rio Rosello. It can offer a huge variety of landscapes. An ideal place for trekkings and horse riding.
Towers, churches and castles also characterize the landscape and they send back to a glourious past.
Don't forget to stop in a typical restaurant to taste local food and wine.
Near Gropparello, along Rio Rosello you can find one of the nine areas of the natural reserve of Piacenziano.
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.
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
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.
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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 ....
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 ....