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Fiorenzuola D’Arda

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Fiorenzuola d'Arda (PC), veduta del borgo, ph. Comune di Fiorenzuola d'Arda CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
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Where is it

Fiorenzuola D’Arda, which has always been a transit hub, is located on the Piacenza section of the Via Francigena, crossed by the A1 Milan-Bologna motorway and the railway network with a station.

Do not miss

The medieval collegiate church of San Fiorenzo is certainly the most interesting building, then we advise you to visit the Convent of San Giovanni, the Church of the Beata Vergine di Caravaggio, Palazzo Grossi, (private), and Palazzo Bertamini Lucca (private).

On the table

Anolini di Formaggio, a cheese filled pasta, is the typical dish for holidays.

Chisulén are fried dough, excellent accompanied by local cold cuts.

Main events

La Zobia is the traditional poor peasant carnival that has been celebrated since the late Middle Ages in Fiorenzuola.

On Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, Fiorenzuola rediscovers one of its ancient traditions: the game of Pont a l’Ov, which gives life to a popular folkloric event, the traditional egg breaking competition.

Nearby

In the surrounding area: the hamlets of Baselica Duce, S. Protaso, and the Oratory of the Madonna di Moronasco and the Benedictine abbey of Chiaravalle della Colomba.

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