MADONNA OF THE OAK TREE
The town of Bettola, in the province of Piacenza, is known to be the site of the appearance of the Madonna of the Oak Tree.
Tripe a la piacentina
In Italy tripe is prepared in many different ways, in the Piacenza area, it is prepared with tomato sauce, beans and lard.
Pianello Val Tidone
Pianello Val Tidone can without doubt be defined a “pleasure for the eyes: medieval churches and castles dot a territory already worthy of attention with its soft hills where the Tidone river flows,
RICE TIMBALE A LA PIACENTINA
Rice timbale a la piacentina: There are many variations to this recipe depending on the Region you are in. This is a classic dish of Piacenza
Via Francigena Piacenza section
If going along the Via Francigena is an experience full of beauty and charm, the Piacenza section is one of the most exciting: in this area there is so much to be discovered.
Batarò is a typical type of bread which is prepared above all in Val Tidone; it is a flat bread ideal with the typical cold cuts of the Emilia Region
35 PLACES TO VISIT IN PIACENZA
Throughout the centuries, Piacenza has developed and has become a flourishing town with monuments, churches, museums and numerous artistic and cultural sites that deserve to be visited.
Lamb a la piacentina
Lamb is a very particular meat, with an intense and distinct flavor: this is the ancient recipe for lamb a la Piacentina
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Through Val Tidone one encounters Sarmato, with its splendid castle; Castel San Giovanni with Villa Braghieri and the Collegiata; Borgonovo Val Tidone no less important than nearby towns
Castel San Giovanni
Castel San Giovanni is known for many different reasons, last but not least for being the place of birth of Cardinal Agostino Casaroli, Vatican diplomat