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Places in historical and artistic value in CASTEL SAN GIOVANNI (PC)

Title TIDONE VALLEY ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM
DescriptionThe collection is exhibited in the basement of the 18th century Villa Braghieri. The set is constituted of more than 200 pieces which add to the numerous peasant tools abandoned in the recent centuries. In the archaeological section there are...
AddressVia Emilia Piacentina, 31 (ingresso da Via Mulini) - Castel San Giovanni (PC)

Title S.MARIA IN TORRICELLA CHURCH
DescriptionBuilt in 1576, its also called Chiesa dei Sacchi, because the bishop Burali assigned it to the Capuchin friars who used to wear a sackcloth robe. It has got a Renaissance façade, while inside there's a single nave.
Addressvia Gazzotti, 1 - Castel San Giovanni (PC)

Title S. ROCCO CHURCH
DescriptionMaybe built on a pre-existing structure, but clearly dating back to the 15th century, it was restored in 1923 and then more recently, in the 70ies. It bears traces of 15th century frescoes and two valuable wooden statues (Madonna with Child and...
Addressvia Gazzotti, - Castel San Giovanni (PC)

Title S. GIOVANNI BATTISTA COLLEGIATE CHURCH
DescriptionIdeally located at the end of Via Gazzotti, the main church dedicated to the patron saint of Castelsangiovanni is in Gothic-Lombardic style and dates back to the end of the 13th-beginning of the 14th century. The gothic façade is tripartite by big...
Addressp.zza Chiesa Maggiore - Castel San Giovanni (PC)

Title VILLA BRAGHIERI ALBESANI
DescriptionVilla Braghieri was built at the end of 1600 upon request of count Daniele Chiapponi, who wanted to spend there his vacations out of town.It was finished at the end of 1700; when the Albesani family became the new owner, this mansion was transformed...
Addressvia Emilia Piacentina, 31/via Mulini (parcheggio) - Castel San Giovanni (PC)

Title VILLA BRAGHIERI MUNICIPAL LIBRARY
DescriptionAn important landmark in Castel San Giovanni is Villa Braghieri, an eighteen century building with 23 rooms and a magnificent park. Villa Braghieri was originally an ancient rural building which became a noble 'country house' thanks to Count...
AddressVia Mulini, 2 - Castel San Giovanni (PC)