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Places in historical and artistic value in VIGOLZONE (PC)

Title VINE AND WINE MUSEUM
DescriptionThe Vine and Wine Museum is in Vigolzone, La Tosa village, within La Tosa farm house, and it wishes to recreate the atmosphere of an old wine cellar. The Museum was built in 1995 by exhibiting several pieces, all dating back to the period between...
Addresslocalità La Tosa - Vigolzone (PC)

Title AGRICULTURAL TOOLS PERMANENT EXHIBITION
DescriptionIn Cortevecchias area a section witnesses the origins of the village around the castle : peasant houses and agricultural tools. Agricultural tools of the beginning of the 20th century are shown under the arcades of the old barn: they witness manual...
AddressCortevecchia, - Vigolzone (PC)

Title SANTI COSMA E DAMIANO CHURCH
DescriptionSmall church with hut façade and single nave. It was built at the beginning of 1200 and underwent several modifications in 1600: the façade was shifted of 180°, so while it once faced the cemetery, now it faces the square; the chapels were built...
AddressPiazza della Chiesa - Vigolzone (PC)

Title MADONNA DI TUTTE LE GRAZIE ORATORY
DescriptionNice little chapel designed by count Giuseppe di Modrone and built between 1905 and 1910, its been held by canossian nuns, who managed the adjacent kindergarten , until 1970. Hut façade with romanesque elements (façade shape, rose window and...
Addressvia Carla Erba, - Vigolzone (PC)

Title THE ICE-HOUSE
DescriptionIts a cylindrical building, made of bricks and fire bricks, used at the beginning of the 20th century to preserve products: it was filled with snow and ice slabs taken from the fields nearby. Part of the structure was dug into the ground for about...
Addressloc. Grazzano Visconti - Vigolzone (PC)

Title GRAZZANO VISCONTI
DescriptionIt has been one of the art towns in Piacenza's province since 1986. The village, built at the beginning of 1900, is in Neogothic style (return to the art of the 14th and 15th centuries).The village is built around an ancient castle (1395) and a...
AddressGrazzano Visconti - Vigolzone (PC)

Title PEYRANO MANSION
DescriptionAncient Jesuit convent of the 17th century, it was bought in the 18th century by the Peyrano, a noble family from Genoa who revised its structure to make it lighter in style including a historical and ample garden and a beautiful and grand staircase...
AddressVia dei Tigli , loc. Albarola - Vigolzone (PC)

Title VIGOLZONE CASTLE
DescriptionLow Nure Valley history is strictly connected to the Anguissola family, who, in 1200/1300, had most of their possessions in this area; the Anguissola subsequently extended its dominion to the valley, which belonged to them until after the 19th...
AddressPiazza Castello - Vigolzone (PC)

Title GRAZZANO VISCONTI CASTLE
DescriptionThe castle belonged to the Visconti di Modrone family since 1395: it's closed to the public and it opens only for important events . Since spring 2007 it's been possible to visit the park with a guide; the real tourist attraction is the surrounding...
Addressviale del Castello, - Vigolzone (PC)

Title CORTEVECCHIA
DescriptionThis 7.000 Sq.m area, built in 1905, originally was a cowshed for up to 80/90 animals: the Visconti family had important stockfarms. It's made of a large threshing-floor surrounded by a long central structure, several houses where share croppers...
AddressCorte Vecchia, - Vigolzone (PC)

Title THE INSTITUTION PALACE
DescriptionThe Institution Palace, former seat of the School of Arts and Crafts, is in the Snake Square. The palace was built at two different times: the backward part dates back to 1908, while the jutting part dates back to 1930. It has a large porch...
AddressP.zza del Biscione, - Vigolzone (PC)

Title CASTLE GATE
DescriptionImpressive work carried out by wrought-iron craftsmen: it's been all worked by hand, welding parts with bolts and bands. This is also the best view point for an external view of the castle and park
AddressViale del Castello - Vigolzone (PC)

Title THE WROUGHT IRON COCK
DescriptionOne of the favourite subjects of wrought iron craftmen is a small cock in erect, proud position. It's a symbol of the craft and ability of the craftsmen, who became artists thanks to Count Giuseppe Visconti di Modrone. Some cocks are exhibited along...
Addressvia Erba e Cortevecchia - Vigolzone (PC)