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TRAVAZZANO CASTLE

Description
Known as Trabacianum, the fortress was first mentioned in the 11th century, when it sheltered a nobleman run away from town. Up to the first decade ol 1900 Travazzano was also summer residence of Piacenza Bishop.The castle has the traditional layout of Piacenza area: a square plan with towers at the corners. Only two still exist nowadays, a square and a circular one. In one of the halls there's a precious fireplace decorated with Chiapponis coat of arms:also the lacunar ceilings are interesting.The building belongs to Bologna seminary.
Opening times
Visible only from the outside
How to get there
In the village centre, along the main road. Visible only from the outside.
Information Office
Last update
Thursday, 09 March 2017
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone