Places to Visit

Castle di Torrechiara, Parma

Torrechiara Castle

In the Providence of Emilia-Romagna

The Torrechiara Castle stands on the hills of Torrechiara, near Langhirano which is about 18 km from Parma. This is the most spectacular and well-preserved castle in the providence of Parma. It is a wonderful example of architecture and the castles in Italy because it combines elements of the Middle Ages to those of the Italian Renaissance.

Castello di Torrechiara

From the very beginning, the castle was to serve not only as a defensive structure but also as an isolated home of Count Pier Maria II de ‘Rossi and his mistress, Bianca Pellegrini of Arluno.

Castello di Torrechiara


It is currently is state-owned and sits and watches over the beautiful providence of Emilia-Romagna. We did not go inside but I understand it is reasonably priced and is quite beautiful inside.













The surrounding area is also very beautiful.

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  • Reply Susan Kuehne August 12, 2016 at 7:27 am


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