During the Christmas period Gropparello, situated on the hills of Piacenza, welcomes visitors into a fairytale atmosphere.
The town of Gropparello and its castle come alive with the colors and magic of Christmas.
IN THE TOWN
Markets and arrival of Saint Lucy
When: Sunday 11 December
Santa Lucia arrives in the beautiful town of Gropparello, with markets, shows and much more!
Inflatables, virtual reality and a sweet stall will also be present.
When: Sunday 11 December, 10 a.m.
Pancakes, roasted chestnuts, drinks and fun activities for children.
Drawing for the Christmas raffle with many prizes
When: Sunday, 11 December, 11.30 a.m.
Passage of Saint Lucy in the Piazza
When: Sunday, 11 December, 2.30 p.m.
Nativity scenes at the Bersani di Gropparello
When: from Thursday 8 December 2022 to Friday 6 January 2023
The Magic of Cribs is renewed at the Bersani di Gropparello, the village of “Fairy Tales” in the Vezzeno Valley, with new life-size characters and numerous Cribs scattered along the streets of the village.
IN THE CASTLE
Castello d’Inverno- Magic of the enchanted Christmas
When: Dec. 1, 2022 to Jan. 8, 2023
Where: Gropparello Castle
Visitors can explore the richly decorated halls of the castle with special guided tours for a fee and by reservation.
At the end of the 1.30-hour tour, you can visit an area where you can find gift ideas.
San Silvestro(New Year’s Eve) at Gropparello Castle
When: December 31 from 7:30 p.m.
The castle’s New Year’s Eve proposal includes:
- The possibility of a romantic dinner with a fireplace and background music
- Visit to the Castle
- Magic of Christmas Enchantment with toast
You can also opt for visit and toast, departing at 11:15 pm.
Slow dinner at the castle
When: January 1, 2023, 8 p.m.
Romantic, candlelight dinner in the Red Room with fireplace, with background music:
3 courses to choose from the New Year’s Eve a la carte menu.