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Places in historical and artistic value in BETTOLA (PC)

Title CRISTOFORO COLOMBO'S TOWER HOUSE
DescriptionBettola 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 are typical constructions in mountain areas:they look like towers, with small...
Addressloc. Pradello, - Bettola (PC)

Title FARNESE TOWER
DescriptionIts one of the many fortified buildings around Bettola. Its similar to a tower house and witnesses the period of domination of the Nicellis, at the time of the continuous fights with the Camia family. In 1540 the pope Paolo 3rd Farnese had Farnese...
Addressloc Bramaiano, - Bettola (PC)

Title CAMINATA
DescriptionIts a medieval fortress, probably by the Nicelli family (owners of this area since the 15th century); the upper structure was enriched with 16th century loggias:such loggias contribute to lighten the austere and massive aspect of the...
Addressloc. Caminata - Bettola (PC)

Title CRISTOPHER COLUMBUS STATUE
DescriptionBettola 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 1892, on the occasion of the 400th year of the discovery of America, in 1492.
Addresspiazza Colombo - Bettola (PC)