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Piacenza is a city in Emilia-Romagna.

  •   Iat Piacenza (Tourism Information Office), piazza Cavalli 10 (near the intersection with via Calzolai),  0523/492001. daily 10 am – 1 pm and 3 pm - 7 pm; M-Sa 8.30 am - 10 am and 1 am - 3 pm it is possible to inquire at Quinfo at the courtyard Palazzo Gotico (see below).

Get in[edit]

Trains link Piacenza with Milan in Lombardia and Parma in Emilia-Romagna. There is also a bus service (see below for SETA) to Cremona.

Get around[edit]

  • SETA. Provides city bus services in Piacenza

See[edit]

Palaces[edit]

Palazzo Comunale
  •   Palazzo FarnesePiazza Cittadella 29. A Renaissance palace of the Farnese family built in 16th century. The palace currently hosts the Civic Museums of Piacenza.
  •   Palazzo Comunale (Il Gotico), Piazza dei Cavalli. A Gothic town hall built in 1281.
  •   Palazzo dei MercantiPiazza dei Cavalli. Today it houses Piacenza's Town Hall.
  •   Palazzo Scotti da Vigoleno (Palazzo della Prefettura). Currently houses the offices of the provincial administration.
  •   Palazzo Costavia Roma, 80. The palace now hosts the Museo Ambientale.
  •   Palazzo Landi.

Churches[edit]

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

Museums[edit]

Ricci Oddi Gallery
  •   Galleria d'Arte Moderna Ricci Oddi (Ricci Oddi Gallery), via San Siro, 13 0523.320742. The gallery was founded by collector Giuseppe Ricci Oddi Piacenza and opened in this building in 1931. It contains mainly works from Romanticism and some later periods.

Do[edit]

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

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Eat[edit]

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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