Gropparello Castle

Gropparello - Via Roma, 82/1

Gropparello Castle


Entry price: € 7.00
reduced 5 €; Cumulative: Castle+ Park: € 17 adults, 13 € children. free of charge: team leader and driver for min 20 people


Always open
weekdays by appointment only; holiday: Castle from 10 to 18.30 Tales of the Park from 10 to 17.30


Telephone: +39 0523 855814
FAX: +39 0523 855818


It dates back to the 7th century. it was donated by Charlemagne to Piacenzas bishop Giuliano 2nd 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 exambples of medieval fortress. The ghost of Rosania Fulgosio apparently lives in it.
It encloses the Fairy Tale park and the Castle Inn.


Services Offered:

  • corner shop
  • medieval inn upon reservation
  • new refreshment area
  • sale of typical products

for information and reservations ticket office:
Activities rotating every 30 minutes. With the solar time, the castle closes at 5.00 pm and the park at 3.00 pm. Workshops for schools available.


Source: local Staff Piacenza


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