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Corniglio

Largo Castello - 1 - Corniglio - PR - 43021
Phone: +39 0521881221 Fax: + 39 0521880272
Description:

Residents: 1998
Altitude: 690 meters

Corniglio is located on a promontory that dominates the valleys of the Parma and Bratica rivers. I'ts a wide territory with many little villages scattered around, rich with mountains and lakes, that lies in the Regional Cento laghi park and in the National Tosco Emiliano park.
In the center of Corniglio there is the castle built in 1221 that was property of the Rossi and Farnese families, given to the Municipality in the yeawr 1820.
The castle hosts now the offices of the Municipality and a beautiful Hostel, built in the year 2000, that is an attraction for tourists.
In front of the castle there is the little temple of SS. Lucio and Amanzio that is a war memorial. Via Roma is the most caracteristic place in Corniglio, with stone sculpted portals and the centuries old roman bridge.
Noteworthy is also a typical product of the village: the spongata, a famous Christmas cake of ancient origins to which is dedicated a Fair on the 8th of December.

Day of public market: Tuesday.

For tourist information:
Iat Informazioni e accoglienza turistica
Strada Castello, 10 - Località Torrechiara 43010 - Langhirano (PR)
Tel. +39 0521355009
Fax +39 0521355821
email: iat@comune.langhirano.pr.it
website: www.portaletorrechiara.net

Useful links:

www.cmparmaest.pr.it

How to get there:

51 Km from Parma. By car from Parma South ring road exit 15 Strada Langhirano then follow the provincial road to Langhirano and in Pastorello follow the directions to Corniglio; by bus Tep line Parma-Corniglio.

Last update:
25/01/2017