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Monuments, Squares and Palaces
This 7.000 Sq.m area, built in 1905, originally was a cowshed for up to 80/90 animals: the Visconti family had important stockfarms. It’s made of…Discover more
Museums and Galleries
According to the tradition, Colombos family lived in a tower house in Pradello (tower houses are typical of mountain areas:rooms are one over the other…Discover more
Monuments, Squares and Palaces
Bettola is supposed to be Christopher Columbus’s native town:according to the tradition his house is in Pradello: it’s a characteristic medieval tower house. Tower houses…Discover more
Monuments, Squares and Palaces
Bettola commemorates Christopher Columbus’s birth with a statue in the large square bearing the same name, in the village centre; the statue was built in…Discover more
Edoardo Amaldi was born in Carpaneto piacentino on the 5th September 1908, from Ugo Amaldi, a mathematician and Laura Basini; he studied in Rome, where…Discover more
Villages and Castles
Its one of the many fortified buildings around Bettola. Its similar to a tower house and witnesses the period of domination of the Nicellis, at…Discover more