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What to see in Vigoleno, Piacenza

the Donjon was the extreme defense of the fortress of Vigoleno, in Emilia Romagna. The high and robust embattled tower medieval, equipped with loopholes and an apparatus to protrude with machicolation for defense piombante, connects through a high walkway to the south tower, from which you navigated to the castle.
Spread over four floors, in which can be observed: a collection of weapons and armour, instruments of torture, fossil finds local and you can follow a path on the notions of military architecture. From the top floor, constituted by the embattled coverage, you can enjoy an extraordinary view over the surrounding hills and the Park Stirone River.
With the guided tour you can visit also the noble floor of the castle with the red room, the blue room, the billiard room and the Teatrino.

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The Oratory of the Madonna delle Grazie
The Oratory of the Madonna delle Grazie
The Oratory of the Madonna delle Grazie is an elegant building from the beginning of the Seventeenth century the village of Vigoleno, in Emilia Romagna.
Via Libertà, Castello di Vigoleno, Vernasca (PC)
0.01 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
Museum of the Orsanti
Museum of the Orsanti
Museum of the Orsanti del borgo of Vigoleno, in Emilia Romagna, collects testimonies of the life of the Orsanti
Via Libertà, Castello di Vigoleno, Vernasca (PC)
0.02 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
The Romanesque Pieve di San Giorgio
The Romanesque Pieve di San Giorgio
The Romanesque Pieve di San Giorgio of the village of Vigoleno in Emilia Romagna is the most representative of the Piacentine territory.
Via Libertà, Castello di Vigoleno, Vernasca (PC)
0.05 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
Visconti Fortress
Visconti Fortress
Built on the initiative of the city of Piacenza in 1342, the Visconti's Fortress of Castell'Arquato was reinforced and completed by Luchino Visconti in 1347.
Piazza Municipio, Castell\'Arquato (PC)
4.62 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
The collegiate church of Santa Maria Assunta
The collegiate church of Santa Maria Assunta
The current Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta of Castell'Arquato was finished in 1122.
Piazza don Enrico Cagnoni, Castell\'Arquato (PC)
4.66 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
G.Cortesi Geological Museum
G.Cortesi Geological Museum
Known internationally, the G.Cortesi Geological Museum of Castell'Arquato collects different collections that allow to follow the evolutionary history of the basin of the Po Valley.
Via Sforza Caolzio, 57, Castell\'Arquato (PC)
4.68 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
Luigi Illica Museum
Luigi Illica Museum
Luigi Illica, born in Castell'Arquato, was one of the exponents of the "Scapigliatura Milanese", as well as one of the main librettists of the epoch after Verdi. He worked for Giacomo Puccini, Alfredo Catalani, Umberto Giordano and Pietro Mascagni.
Scalinata Della Riva, 47, Castell\'Arquato (PC)
4.74 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
Rocca Sanvitale
Rocca Sanvitale
The Rocca Sanvitale, also known as Fontanellato Castle, is a manor house from the medieval entirely surrounded by a moat full of water of resurgence.
Piazza Matteotti, 1, Fontanellato (PR)
22.68 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon
The Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Holy Rosary
The Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Holy Rosary
Already in 1628 it was associated with the Madonna di Fontanellato the first miracle; the subsequent plague of 1630 regarded the village of Fontanellato only marginally, increasing among the faithful the supernatural fame of Our Lady of the Rosary.
Via IV Novembre, 19, Fontanellato (PR)
22.89 Kilometers from Museum of the Donjon

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