Palazzo y Basilica in Piacenza
Piacenza is known for its several cathedrals and Palazzo such as the Duomo di Piacenza. Romanesque architecture is particularly highlighted in this Italian area, so if you are interested in architecture just go take a look. Between the cathedral and the Palazzo Gotico, the Basilica of Sant’Antonio, built in a Gothic style, is certainly worth a visit and can easily be identified by its colossal arch frames.
After visiting the Basilica of Sant’Antonio keep walking to the Palazzo Gotico, where you get to spot the most amazing architecture in Piacenza. We highly recommend taking a break here and enjoy a cool and refreshing drink.
After passing Medesano, you will arrive in the National Park of the Tuscan-Emilian, untouched by mass tourism, the National Park has kept its landscapes unharmed. Feel the breath of the Mediterranean Sea, climb those beautiful green mountains, enjoy the little Camino in front of you and let yourself go.
Food and Wine
During your trip, you should eat some of the Piacenza and North Italian specialties. Piacenza is known for its salted pork products such as pancetta, coppa, and salame. For example,, you can enjoy some Bortellina salted pancakes or Chisulen, a fried Italian hearty specialty. You can also add some Gorgonzola or Robiola.
If you would like some wine to go with the food, the wine produced in the area is certified and called Colli Piacentini. You can choose between two red wines (Gutturnio, Bonarda) and two white wines (Ortrugo, Malvasia).