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Places in historical and artistic value in GROPPARELLO (PC)

Title SAINTS COSMA AND DAMIANO CHURCH - CASTELLANA
DescriptionA church dedicated to the saints Cosma and Damiano already existed round the half of the 19th century. The present one was built in 1937 in neomedieval style, (with the intermingling of gothic and romanesque elements). The interior is divided into...
AddressLoc. Castellana - Gropparello (PC)

Title SANTA MARIA ASSUNTA CHURCH
DescriptionThe parish church rises in front of the square, on a higher level. Built in 1925-1926 in neogothical style, the interior is divided into three naves surmounted by groined vaults; In the presbytery and in the central vault there are frescoes carried...
AddressPiazza Roma - Gropparello (PC)

Title SARIANO CHURCH
DescriptionDating back to the 10th-11th centuries, it lies on top of a hill, just outside the small village. The restoration works carried out in the 60ies-70ies have allowed to recover the austere Romanesque profile. The oldest element is the apse (10th...
AddressLoc. Sariano - Gropparello (PC)

Title MONTECHINO CASTLE
DescriptionThe castle is on Mount Occhino, sheer above the Riglio stream. The fortress has a rectangular plan with square plan corner towers (one of which with guelph crenellation) and is perfectly preserved. Also the drawbridge slots are very interesting.
AddressLoc. Montechino - Gropparello (PC)

Title GROPPARELLO CASTLE
DescriptionMedieval castle lying in a secular park and located on top of an extraordinary ravine. It dates back to the 7th century. it was donated by Charlemagne to Piacenza's bishop Giuliano 2nd in 808, it was then handed over to several families, among whom...
AddressVia Roma, 84 - Gropparello (PC)