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Varsi

Via Roma - 13 - Varsi - PR - 43049
Phone: +39 052574421
Description:

Residents: 1.267
Altitude: 412 meters

The village is built around the remaining two towers of a 10th century castle, while a third one can still be seen in the Parish Church of St. Pietro, dating back to 14th century.

In the surroundings, noteworthy are also the Castle of Golaso, actually a fortified farm, and the typical house-towers in Fiassoni, Pisterlana and Busani. The massive Palazzo centrale is surrounded by a wall with two corner towers at the sides of the entrance.

Mount Barigazzo, over 1200 meters high, whose flat top is traditionally considered the home of witches and devils, offers a beautiful view on the Ceno Valley.

Weekly market: Friday.

For tourist information:
Tourist office of Fornovo
Via dei Collegati, 19 - 43045 Fornovo di Taro (PR)
tel. and fax +39 05252599
Website: www.iatfornovo.it

How to get there:

50 Km from Parma. By car from Parma take the South ring road exit 12 Via La Spezia then the SS 62 to Fornovo di Taro or motorway A 15 exit Fornovo di Taro, then road to Varano Melegari and Varsi. By bus Tep line Parma-Varsi.

Last update:
28/01/2017