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Places in historical and artistic value in ZOCCA (MO)

Title documentation centre - chestnut-tree museum
DescriptionDOCUMENTATION CENTER - MUSEUM OF THE CHESTNUT TREE The Visit to the Museum It's located at Ospitale di San Giacomo near 2 kms to Zocca. The Documentation Center - Museum of the Chestnut Tree is articolated in three thematic rooms and a reception. In the reception there are the ...
AddressLoc. Monte San Giacomo - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Borlengo Traditional Pancake Museum
DescriptionThe museum houses a display of various versions of frying pans and other utensils used over the years to make this special dish, a kind of local pancake. Photos and illustrations give the visitor lots of information about the reality and the legend behind the Borlengo. The museum is equipped ...
AddressLocalità Monte San Giacomo presso l'Ospitale - 41059 Zocca MO

Title VERRUCCHIA SANCTUARY - Verucchia di Rosola
DescriptionIt was built in the XIII cent. and dedicated to Natività della Vergine Maria. The actual structure dates back to a XVII cent. rebuilding.
AddressVia Rosola, Verrucchia di Rosola - 41050 Zocca MO

Title S. VITALE CHURCH - Missano
DescriptionIt was built in the XVII century, in the place of the parish church of Corno, that felt down after a landslipe. Inside it there are several paintings of the XVII century, inside valuable wooden niches and a baptismal font of the XVI century in sculpted stone. A very rare polyptych of the XVI ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title S. MARIA ASSUNTA PARISH CHURCH- Montalbano
DescriptionIt was modified inside in 1757, it has nave and two isles, realized at that moment in the unique originating nave. It is at the side of two parsonages, dated around XV-XVI cent. The church is flanked by a XVII century bell tower. In the little square there is a beautiful XVI century gallery ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title ZOCCHETTA CHURCH - Loc. Zocchetta di Montecorone
DescriptionThe original XVII century little church, was enlarged in 1700. Along the three sides an arcade was added, and in the lying behind part a bell tower and two vestries. We have to mention also a valuable XVIII cenury organ, that is awarded to Domenico Traeri.
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title S.S. SALVATORE CHURCH - Montombraro
DescriptionThe actual parish church is a beautiful building of refined interior architecture, that was built at the beginning of XVII century. On the same square there is the pre-existent XV century church, now it is desecrated, and also the churchyard.
AddressVia del Mercato, 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title ZOCCA PARISH CHURCH
DescriptionThe parish church of Zocca was built in 1895, and the bell-tower 40 meters high was built in 1928. The Romanesque-Bizanthinian temple was designed by engineer Carlo Barbieri. The external structures and the front are made of sandstone, delicately put down like chisel-mode. On the front are posed ...
AddressPiazza della Chiesa 2 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title S. Giustina Parish church- Montecorone
DescriptionIt has an architectonical structure, that is the typical one of the Apennines church of XVI century (aisleless, side-chapels, unique access portal and a circular rose-window). It is flanked by a bell tower, with a simple structure and by two side chapels. Inside of it there are two valuables ...
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Rosola Parish church
DescriptionInside of it there is a baptismal font, dated 1557, hourglass-shaped, and beautiful paintings, among which a later XVI century Battesimo di Cristo. The XVI century pre-existent church, about which only the presbytory behind the high altar remains, was modified and enlarged at the end of XIX ...
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Riva oratory
DescriptionThis oratory, containing a lot of votive tablets, was built in XIX cent., in the place of the little originary chapel, that has now been restored by Alpini of Zocca.
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title CA' ZANNI ORATORY - Missano
DescriptionIt was built in 1651, by order of Zanni family, and dedicated to Annunciation. It is at the side of a XVIII cent. country house. It has an octagonal plan, and is surmounted by a lantern.
AddressVia del Mercato, 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title BEATA VERGINE DEL ROSARIO DI VIA PIANA ORATORY - Montalbano
DescriptionIn 1630 the plague killed in Montalbano more than two hundred people. The inhabitants made a vow to Virgin Mary, they absolved building this oratory. It is at the side of a churchyard and a XIXth century bell tower. The oratory is outgallery, and the marvellous access portal is made of local ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title MISSANO
DescriptionIt is named in a document of 1214, as seat af Pieve, Missano is one of the oldest settlements of the zone, maybe ascibed to the Byzantine age. During the XIV cent. there already was a defensive nucleus subject to Montecuccoli: in 1405 Marquis Niccolò separated missano from the Podesteria of ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title ZOCCHETTA VECCHIA - Zocchetta di Montecorone
DescriptionIt is composed of several XVI cent. buildings, that are situated in the oldest part of the village among which there is also a XVI cent. tower house. It is a beautiful closed court building with the gallery, that lodges an ancient spinning-mill. The XVII niche , which is situated in the centre ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title DRAGODENA - Montetortore
DescriptionTwo beautiful tower houses are part of it, one of them is cut at level of the covering, both dates back to XVI cent., and a XVII cent. oratory. A third house with a XVI tower, ends the village towards the valley. The diamond ashlar portals of the first building are remarkable, its tower has a ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title MONTOMBRARO - Montombraro
DescriptionIt is a medieval settlement, that developped around the XII cent. castle. Today, it remains of it, only a tower, that has been transformed in a bell tower. In the same village, near th XVII cent. parish church, there is the pre-existent church, ascribed to XV cent. We have to signalize also Casa ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title FONTANINI DI SOTTO - Montombraro
DescriptionBuildings are disposed on a semicircle and faced by a XV-XVI cent. tower house, and by a overhanging XVI cent. tower. The frequent dovecote elements and the eaves ceiling are realized with cotto, disposed as serrations, following up a very frequent tipology of the zone. The central building has ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title TIZZANO - Montombraro
DescriptionIt is composed of a XVI cent. building and of a XVII cent. building placed with its back to an older tower.
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title ROSOLA - Rosola
DescriptionThere is a closed court complex, with a XV cent. entrance portal and the Rangoni tower, that was part of a medioeval castle. The little village, semihidden between the Monte Questiolo and Monte of Montalto, has an older part, that surrounded the XIII cent. tower, that has been recently ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title CA' MARINELLI - MISSANO
DescriptionIt is a XVII cent. rural nucleus with closed court, with interesting architectonical particulars. The round arch of the entry portal has a low-relief of a coat of arms.
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Riva mountain
DescriptionThere was built a castle, called Montevecchio or Sassadella, that went to rack and ruin in XV cent. Now there are only some evidences of the reservoir that furnished the castle. At the beginning of XIX cent. a chapel was built, now it has been transformed in the church of Alpini. On the side ...
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Montalbano
DescriptionIn the center of this medieval settlement there is S. Maria Assunta church, that is flanked by two parsonages.Still at its side there is a XVII cent. bell tower. In the square there is a XVI cent. building, with interesting architectonical particulars.
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Montecorone
DescriptionInside of it there are lots of buildings of architectonical value, among which an oratory (S. Rocco), and different XVI cent. buildings. At the top of the hill a parish church is visible.
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title CASA GIACOMOZZI- Cantone di Montalbano
DescriptionIt is a rural compound characterized by a XVII cent. owner's house with an enclosed courtyard in the center. In the middle of it, one can find a building with a XVI century tower and S. Filippo Neri oratory, that was built in 1716. The latter presents a refined architectonic structure. Inside ...
AddressVia del Mercato, 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title Rosola tower
DescriptionIt is one of the oldest examples of towers, that are conserved in the Modenese Mountain. It dates back to XIII cent. and was part of a medioeval castle. People had access by an high cambered sandstone portal, that was situated on the first floor, and was constitued by a tufa vault. The castle ...
AddressVia del Mercato 104 - 41059 Zocca MO

Title MONTETORTORE'S CASTLE - Montetortore
DescriptionThe castle, that was the seat of an important estense Podesteria, was destroyed in 1242 by bolognesi, then it was rebuilt. The ruins of the external walls and the keep of the fortress are visible. The dedication to S. Geminiano, claimed the modernity of the rite, situated at the boundary with ...
AddressVia Mauro Tesi 1209 - 41059 Zocca MO