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Places in historical and artistic value in BOBBIO (PC)

Title S. COLUMBA’S ABBEY MUSEUM
DescriptionDedicated to the Irish Saint Columba, who contributed to the spread of Christianity in Europe, the museum displays historical, artistic and archaeological exhibits; some of them date back to the Roman age, and can therefore be connected to the...
Addressp.zza S.Fara, 5 - Bobbio (PC)

Title CITY MUSEUM
DescriptionThis museum is in the former refectory and hand-washing rooms of Saint Columba's Monastery, and supplies a didactic and introductory itinerary to know the other museums and the whole town. The diverse sections deal with aspects and works of Saint...
AddressAbbazia di San Colombano, 29022 - Bobbio (PC)

Title TREBBIA VALLEY ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM
DescriptionThe museum is located in ancient rural houses built in a typical Apennine architecture. The exhibition allows visitors to get to know crafts and their practice.
Addressloc. Callegari di Cassolo - Bobbio (PC)

Title SAINT COLUMBA'S ABBEY
DescriptionSaint Columba's monastery is in the centre of Bobbio. Its construction started at the end of the 9th century, when the Abbot Agilulph (883-96) decided to transfer the whole complex in a lower position . The medieval village bearing the primitive...
Addresspiazza Santa Fara, 29022 - Bobbio (PC)

Title MADONNA DELL'AIUTO SANCTUARY
DescriptionMadonna dell'aiuto 17th century sanctuary rises just outside Porta nuova; apparently, it was built to guard a miraculous image of the Virgin. The building has a single nave with chapels on the two sides. The frescoes decorating it date back to 1912,...
Addressvia Garibaldi, 29022 - Bobbio (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA ASSUNTA CATHEDRAL
DescriptionThe primitive structure dates back to 1075, but the façade as it is was modified in 1463. The two majestic towers are original only in their lower part. The right tower was modified in 1532 by the council, that had the belfry window carried out,...
Addresspiazza Duomo - Bobbio (PC)

Title SAN LORENZO CHURCH
DescriptionFirst evidence of this church goes back to 1144,but the builder is unknown; towards the end of the 13th century it was managed by a lay fraternity, the Battuti or Disciplinati, which originally depended on S. Columbas monastery; after 1448 it was...
AddressContrada di San Lorenzo, 29022 - Bobbio (PC)

Title BOBBIO
DescriptionIIts history is identified with the Abbey history, founded in 614, by Saint Columbanus, which in the Dark Ages became one of the main seats of religious culture in Italy, with a famous scriptorium and a famous library. Following the proclamation of...
AddressBobbio (PC)

Title MALASPINA CASTLE
DescriptionMalaspina Castle is on the hill dominating Bobbio, an area rich in historical memories. Above it there was the primitive Ligurian-Celtic Roman site, while the castle was built where S.Petri Basilica was once. Built in 1304 by Corradino Malaspina,...
Addressvia del torrino, 29022 - Bobbio (PC)

Title PONTE VECCHIO O GOBBO - "HUNCHBACKED" BRIDGE
DescriptionIt's not easy to establish the time of the construction of the bridge that connects the old Bobbio with the right bank of the River Trebbia. Several activities were already happening on that side of the river, in the pre-Columbian time, such as the...
AddressBobbio (PC)

Title MOSAIC FLOOR
DescriptionThe mosaic floor can be reached through two flights of stairs on the sides of San Columba Basilica's main chapel; the stairs lead to an ambulatory floor 2,40 m below the upper floor. This prized mosaic floor dating back to the half of the 12th...
AddressBasilica San Colombano, 29022 - Bobbio (PC)