Gropparello Castle wheelchair accessible tours to Parma and Piacenza
Each castle has its own history, its legends and its ghosts.
Here at the Piacenza disabled Gropparello Castle wheelchair accessible tours, formerly known as the Cagnano stronghold, you will find all of that and even more.
Perched on a crag that commands the valley below, the castle opens out the panorama and path to the traveler.
Some say that there are 400 castles and fortified structures in the province of Piacenza but none can compete with Gropparello Castle.
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Piacentine Castle's Road
Located 30 kilometres from the city, towards the Apennines, Piacenza disabled Gropparello Castle wheelchair accessible tours, is in Val Vezzeno.
On a spur of winding greenery overlooking the waters of a stream, among the vineyards and woods of Piacentine Hills.
Knights and their ladies have been the real protagonists the history of this place.
It is a tribute to them that crosses the ancient drawbridge is filled with a heady fragrance of history in the castle wafts a palpable atmosphere full of magic.
Medieval castle lying in a secular park and located on top of an extraordinary ravine.
It dates back to the VII century.
It was donated by Charlemagne to Piacenza's bishop Giuliano II in 808, it was then handed over to several families, among whom Pallavicino, Sforza and Campofregoso.
The fief was at its best under the Anguissola family. With its irregular plan the castle represents one of the most remarkable examples of medieval fortress.
The ghost of Rosania Fulgosio apparently lives in it.
Despite the many centuries that have gone by, the Gropparello Castle has retained all the fascination of a medieval fortress.
Even access is only possible through the two ancient drawbridges.
The sober elegance of its rooms and the soft light entering through the large windows contribute to lend the place a magical atmosphere. It may get freezing cold in the winter, but I believe it is worth the magic.
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