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Places in historical and artistic value in COLORNO (PR)

Title Aranciaia and museum
DescriptionSituated next to the Naviglio canal, bringing water to the nearby Ducal Mill, the rural building once known as Coperto degli Agrumi, later Orangerie and now as Aranciaia, was built at the time of the Farnese rule in 1712 and almost certainly on a project by Ferdinando Galli Bibiena. Originally ...
AddressPiazzale Vittorio Veneto - 43052 - Colorno (PR)

Title Old benedectine Grancia
Descriptionthis country yard, once belonging to a monastery, was also called Grancia. In the Middle Age a Grancia was actually a Benedectine farm with its own administration and economy. As the name derives from the latin word granum (wheat), it probably pointed out a warehouse for cereals. The Grancia ...
AddressCorte di Sanguigna, 136 - 43052 - Colorno (PR)

Title Duomo of Santa Margherita
Descriptionthe church of Santa Margherita was built between the end of the 15th and the beginning of the 16th century at the borders of the borgo, the oldest part of the village, under the walls. Built in a gothic style, with a shape that recalls in proportion 1/16 the church of S. Francesco del Prato in ...
AddressVia Mazzini - 43052 - Colorno (PR)

Title Reggia
DescriptionFrom 29 March to 2 June, during the exhibition The face of art . The portrait photo from Giuseppe Verdi to Andy Warhol, the Reggia will be closed to the visits every Monday except on festivities. At the end of 15th century, the Sanseverino family transformed a previous four-sided stronghold on ...
AddressPiazza Garibaldi, 26 - 43052 - Colorno (PR)

Title Ducal Garden
Descriptionfirst records of a garden surrounding the Reggia of Colorno, wanted by Roberto Sanseverino, date back to 1480. At the beginning of 18th century Francesco Farnese transformed it in a huge park, an interesting mixture of an Italian and a French garden designed by Ferdinando Galli Bibiena. ...
AddressPiazza Garibaldi, 26 - 43052 - Colorno (PR)