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Piacenza is a city in Emilia-Romagna.

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  • Palazzo Comunale (Palazzo Gotico), Piazza dei Cavalli. A medieval Gothic palace.
  • Palazzo Farnese. A Renaissance palace of the Farnese family not far from the river Po.
  • Piazza Cavalli.


  • Piacenza Cathedral (Duomo di Picenza). Built in 12th-13th centuries in Romanesque style.
  • Basilica di Sant'Antonino. This basilica with a high octagonal tower is an example of early Romanesque architecture.


Attend a A1 league volleyball match in the Pala Banca by Copra Elior Piacenza (men) or Rebecchi Nordmeccanica Piacenza (women).



Trattoria San Giovanni - Via Garibaldi 49/A - 29121 - Piacenza (sober yet stylish interior, very good cooking)

Signor Gelato - Via Vittorio Gadolino 5 - Piacenza (home made ice cream just outside city centre)




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It is on the Via Romea if you are going towards Rome or the Via Francigena if you are going towards Switzerland! Same road but different direction.

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