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Villages and Castles
Castello di Gropparello (PC) ph archivio IAT Piacenza RIPRESA AEREA.

Medieval castle lying in a secular park and located on top of an extraordinary ravine. It dates back to the 7th century. it was donated by Charlemagne to Piacenza’s bishop Giuliano 2nd in 808, it was then handed over to several families, among whom Pallavicino. Sforza and Campofregoso. The fief was at its best under the Anguissola family .
With its irregular plan the castle represents one of the most remarkable examples of medieval fortress. The ghost of Rosania Fulgosio apparently lives in it.
It encloses the Fairy Tale park and the Castle Inn.SERVICES OFFERED:
– corner shop
– medieval inn upon reservation
– new refreshment area
– sale of typical products
for information and reservations ticket office:
info@castellodigropparello.itActivities rotating every 30 minutes. In winter time, the castle closes at 5.00 pm and the park at 3.00 pm. Workshops for schools available.

Via Roma, 84

Weekday timetable:
Open upon reservation

Holiday timetable:
Castle from 10.00 am to 6.30 pm; Fairy tale Park from 10.00 am to 5.30 pm


Cumulative prices:
Guided tour 10 euros; guided tour + Fairy Tale park 22,00 euros adults and 18,00 euros childrens