surroundings

 

Villa La Palazzina is surrounded by the green hills of Piacenza, on the borders of Lombardy, Veneto, Piedmont and Emilia-Romagna, putting you within easy reach of the most beautiful, world-renowned tourist attractions in Northern Italy.

To find us use our GPS coordinates:

Latitude: 44.947500

Longitude: 9.487333

 

We are right at the intersection of highway A1 Milano - Napoli and A21 Brescia – Torino, which puts you close to the airport and Northern Italy’s most famous tourist attractions:

 

Malpensa international Airport in Milan - 1.5 hours
Valerio CatulloVillafranca di Verona International Airport - 1.5 hours
Milan - 1 hour
Verona - 2 hours
Parma - 1 hour
Venice - 2.5 hours

Genoa (Ligurian Riviera) - 2 hours 

 

There is also plenty to see within a 15-minute radius of Villa La Palazzina.

 

Historic castles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The park of Grazzano Visconti Castle is linked to the circuit of "Grandi giardini italiani" (Great Italian Gardens)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agazzano Fortress and Castle is an example of both medieval austerity and renaissance elegance.The fortress, which dates back to the 12th century, has a rectangular plan and low, square and round towers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The castle of Rivalta is in a quaint village on the banks of the Trebbia River. Early evidence of the village dates back to 1048.  The castle is a sumptuous mansion built around an elegant courtyard with porches and arcades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castello di Rezzanello is a very well preserved11th century castle, surrounded by a wide park. The massive building has a trapezoidal plan and circular towers at the four corners.

 

Golf courses: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Croara Country Club

 

The course is halfway between the Trebbia River alluvial deposits and the foothills of the Apennines, offering a variety of views and game opportunities.

You’ll find 18 highly technical holes, with fairly narrow fairways, surrounded by oaks, chestnuts, poplars, and locust-trees, and fascinating scenery along the riverbanks.

The course hosted the first Italian Women’s Open.

 

Golf Club della Bastardina

 

This is a hilly course that covers 2,900 meters, par 36, with alternating ascending, descending and terrace holes. Part of the course lies in a centennial oak and chestnut grove. There are water obstacles along the course that, in addition to affecting the game, are home to a variety of aquatic birds.  The golf course is overlooked by Castello della Bastardina, which dates from the 13th century.

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