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Gropparello Castle

Via Castello di Gusano, 1,, 29025 Gusano PC, Italy

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About Gropparello Castle

The Gropparello Castle is a fortress located in the capital of ' homonymous municipality of the province of Piacenza, on a peak of ophiolite rocks above a ravine on the bottom of the stream flows Vezzeno.  It is part of the Association of Castles of the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza, and Pontremoli circuit. The castle was built around 789 on the site of a pre-existing Roman castrum. It was one of the main attractions in this area.

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Castello di Grazzano Visconti10.91km from Gropparello Castle

The castle of Grazzano Visconti is a fortress located in the homonymous hamlet of the Italian municipality of Vigolzone, in the province of Piacenza.  It was built in 1395, perhaps on the remains of a pre-existing structure, by Giovanni Anguissola following his marriage to Beatrice Visconti, sister of the Duke of Milan Gian Galeazzo.  The castle is surrounded by a park built between the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century at the behest of Giuseppe Visconti di Modrone which exte

Labirinto della Masone34.28km from Gropparello Castle

The Labirinto della Masone is a cultural park built near Fontanellato, in the province of Parma. It covers seven hectares and includes a labyrinth made up of bamboo of different species and spaces that house the art collection of Franco Maria Ricci and his publishing house, temporary exhibitions, conferences and presentations, concerts, a restaurant, a café, and a deli.  The museum is part of the Association of Castles of the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza, and Pontremoli.

Val Trebbia38.41km from Gropparello Castle

The Trebbia valley is a valley of the Ligurian Apennines formed by the homonymous river, a right tributary of the Po river, which originates at the foot of Mount Prelà, in the metropolitan city of Genoa, and then flows between the provinces of Pavia, limited to a short distance, and Piacenza.  It is formed by the homonymous river that springs from Mount Prelà, about 800 m  above sea level, in the municipality of Torriglia. The head of the valley is located near Torriglia.

Rocca Di Sala Baganza43.09km from Gropparello Castle

The Sanvitale fortress, also known as the castle of Fontanellato, is a manor old medieval entirely surrounded by a moat filled with water, which is in Piazza Matteotti 1 in Fontanellato, in the province of Parma; inside there is the Saletta of Diana and Actaeon, known for the frescoes mannerists of Parmigianino.  The castle, entirely surrounded by a moat fed by spring water, develops on a square plan around a central courtyard, with four corner towers, three of which are cylindrical.

Cisa Pass44.37km from Gropparello Castle

The Cisa pass is the pass that separates the Ligurian Apennines from the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines; it is located at an altitude of about 1041 m asl, between the provinces of Parma and Massa-Carrara and allows connections between the upper Taro valley and Lunigiana. The SS 62 Della Cisa passes through it, connecting Sarzana to Verona, while the A15 Parma - La Spezia motorway passes through the tunnel, which connects the Po Valley to the north with the Ligurian Riviera and Versilia to the south on

Galleria nazionale di Parma48.59km from Gropparello Castle

The National Gallery of Parma is located in Piazza Della Pilotta 6 in Parma, inside the Palazzo Della Pilotta. The museum exhibits, among others, works by Beato Angelico , Canaletto, Guercino, Leonardo da Vinci, Parmigianino, Tintoretto, Correggio, Sebastiano del Piombo.  The Parma collection began in the Renaissance by the Farnese family; in 1734 Charles of Bourbon had the rich collection transferred to Naples.

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