The village of Compiano is located in Val di Taro, Emilia Romagna.
 
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Compiano

The village of the street theaters
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Village of Compiano
Municipality of Compiano
Province of Parma
Emilia-Romagna Region

Inhabitants: 1.090
Center Altitude: 519 m s.l.m.

The Municipality is part of: 
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Municipality of Compiano
Via Marco Rossi Sidoli 3 - Compiano (PR)
Tel. 0525-825125

The village of Compiano (Cumpiàn in parmesan dialect) is located in Val di Taro, Emilia Romagna. Small village completely surrounded by walls, closely tied to its castle. The etymology of the Compian name seems to derive from the Latin Cum Planum with the meaning of a flat field. Of medieval origin (IX century), it was the land of Malaspina until the 12th century when they gave possession of Compiano to the municipality of Piacenza which made it a feud of the Landi. Placed in a strategic position close to the territories of the republic of Genoa, it was considered a bastion to defend access to the upper valley of the Taro River, which is why it was often the center of territorial disputes until the fifteenth century was conquered by Filippo Maria Visconti which in turn gave it to Niccolò Piccinino. In the middle of the 16th century, Compiano became part of Spanish-controlled territories, elevated to the county rank by Charles V, who later returned to the Landes. Passed in 1626 to Doria became the possession of the Farnese inside the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza gradually losing importance. During the Second World War, in the summer of 1944, the area was Wallenstein's theater, a series of partisan raids carried out by Nazi-fascist forces.

The Church of St. John the Baptist and the famous Castle of Compiano, dating back to 1141, are worth a visit.

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Moneglia
Moneglia
The village of Moneglia, located on the Riviera di Levante, as well as being a most beautiful village in Italy, holds the Italian Blue Flag award record.
Genova - 31.68 KM from Compiano
Sestri Levante
Sestri Levante
Sestri Levante is one of the last places facing east on the gulf of Tigullio, east of Genoa, in Liguria.
Genova - 32.98 KM from Compiano
Bagnone
Bagnone
The village of Bagnone is located in the historical region of Lunigiana, in Tuscany.
Massa-Carrara - 33.11 KM from Compiano
Framura
Framura
Framura is the collective name of 5 small fractions of which it is composed the Municipality, which extend from the sea toward the inside, along a steep stairway that connects them.
La Spezia - 33.18 KM from Compiano
Bobbio
Bobbio
Take a walk on the bumps of Ponte del Diavolo (Devil's Bridge). You will be able to admire at a single glance the hamlet, Monte Penice and the river Trebbia, just like in the movies.
Piacenza - 37.49 KM from Compiano
Monterosso al Mare
Monterosso al Mare
Monterosso al Mare is the largest village of the Cinque Terre, a place of inspiration for the famous poet Eugenio Montale.
La Spezia - 38.82 KM from Compiano

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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