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Nativity scenes, where ti see them in Piacenza province


From the smallest parishes to dedicated halls, nativity representations in the Piacenza area are numerous and diverse. Here is where to admire the most characteristic, historical and particular nativity scenes:

Nativity Scenes in the City

Basilica of Santa Maria di Campagna

When: from 8th September 2023 to 2nd February 2024
Where: Piazzale delle Crociate, Piacenza
Opening hours: every day from 7.30 am to 12 noon and from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Mechanical Crib of Corpus Domini

When: 24th December 2023 to 31st January 2024
Where: Strada Farnesiana, 24, Piacenza
Opening hours: everyday 8am-12pm and 3-7 pm


Cribs in the Province


Mostra un Mondo di Presepi – A World o Cribs Exhibition

When: until 15 January 2024
Where: Palazzo del Podestà, Castell’Arquato
Opening hours: on holidays and pre-holidays. Hours: 10.30 -12.30 and 14.30-18.00

Electronic mechanical nativity scene

When: 8th December 2023 to 14 January 2024
Where: Parish of Vigoleno, Municipality of Vernasca
Opening hours: every day 10am-7pm except from tuesdays