Dubbed the "firstborn" because in 1848 it was the first city of the peninsula to be annexed to the Kingdom of Sardinia and thus to the future Kingdom of Italy, Piacenza, still preserves important historical and cultural remains of its glorious...
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First stop on your cultural tour of the city will be the evocative Piazza Cavalli which takes its name from the two equestrian statues that decorate the magnificent medieval civil architecture of the Gothic Palace,symbol and the seat of the municipal administration and the extraordinary elegance of the neoclassical Governor's Palace. As you continue your visit in the centre, you'll be pleasantly surprised both by the particular façade of the cathedral constructed in different types of marble, and the splendid paintings inside the Basilica di Sant'Antonino, patron of the city.
Fear not, green spaces abound and you can bring your holiday in Piacenza to an end by taking a trip out to discover the oases and natural parks of Piacenza, where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of nature!