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Montechiarugolo

Piazza Rivasi - 3 - Montechiarugolo - PR - 43022
Phone: +39 0521687710 Fax: +39 0521686633
Description:

Residents: 10.764
Altitude: 128 meters

The Sanvitale family ruled over Montechiarugolo until 1313. In 1406 the Torellis undertook the reconstruction of the fort, which was later transformed into a country manor by the Farnese family.
The castle, rising on a slope above the Enza river, has retained its 12th century features and is decorated with frescoes, heraldic emblems and grotesques by Cesare Baglione.
The fort also contains a collection of archeological finds.
In the church of San Quintino, founded in the 13th century, are several frescoes dating back to the 15th century.
In the nearby, 9 km east, is located Monticelli Terme, a well-known thermal spa thanks to waters rich in salt and ideal for the treatment of respiratory disorders, baths and hydromassage.

Weekly market: Tuesday in Monticelli, Wednesday in Basilicanova and Thursday in Basilicagoiano.

Do not miss:
Castle of Montechiarugolo

For tourist information:
c/o Palazzo Civico di Montechiarugolo
Via Liberazione, 2 - 43022 - Montechiarugolo (PR)
Tel. +39 0521687711
Fax +39 0521686633
turismo@comune.montechiarugolo.pr.it

How to get there:

16 Km from Parma. By car from Parma SS 513 to Traversetolo or East ring road exit 17 Strada Traversetolo, then follow the signs to Monticelli and at the roundabout to Montechiarugolo; by bus Tep line n° 8 or line Parma-Montechiarugolo.

Last update:
26/01/2017