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Romantic getaways in Lombardy: San Gaudenzio Castle

25 April, 2020
Located between Pavia and Piacenza and with Milan just around the corner, San Guadenzio Castle is the perfect destination for those of you who want to spend a romantic weekend away from the maddening crowd. The castle which was converted…

Italian Churches: Santa Maria di Campagna in Piacenza

24 April, 2020
I have just come upon this beautiful video showing the frescoes of Santa Maria di Campagna in Piacenza. Beautiful and touching are also the words that accompany the video: ” When I saw these awe-inspiring frescoes all lit up and…

Discovering Northern Italy: Grazzano Visconti, near Piacenza

7 April, 2020
Italy’s endlessly fascinating history is brought to life wherever you look. The whole country is a treasure trove of castles, old churches, impressive roman ruins and hamlets from the Medieval times (which now and then need some fixing). But this…

Weekend deals for Autumn Wine Food Festival in Italy

30 March, 2020
If you’re looking for weekend deals for autumn in Italy, try going to some of the Italian food festivals on in Emilia Romagna in the month of November. The Wine Food Festival is on where you can try all sorts…

Piacenza Fullcomics: 11th April to 13th

22 March, 2020
For three days Piacenza will be the centre of the comics world. From 11th April through 13th April the city will host Fullcomics, an exhibition that will explore and delve into the world of comics. A full range of events…