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Isabella Fogliazza, her stage name Isabella Ferrari, was born on the 31st March 1964 in Ponte dell’Olio. She is a movie’s and theater’s Italian actress….Discover more
Luchino Visconti was born in 1906, in Milano. He was the son of Giuseppe Visconti di Modrone, the creator of the Neogothic village of Grazzano…Discover more
Religious architecture
Nice little chapel designed by count Giuseppe di Modrone and built between 1905 and 1910, its been held by canossian nuns, who managed the adjacent…Discover more
Villages and Castles
The original complex, having an irregular trapezoidal plan, is made of stone, due to the uneven hill upon which it rises. The residential building is…Discover more
Villages and Castles
The building recalls an anecdote regarding Piacenzas bishop, Mons. Antonio Ranza: in May 1860 he retreated in Travazzano Castle, in order not to be obliged…Discover more
Villages and Castles
Montechino castle dates back to the 12th century. It was built to defend Riglio valley. Its first owners were the Confalonieri, who came to Piacenza…Discover more