Set between Val d’Arda and Val Trebbia, The Nure valley has always had the most woods and minerals of the Piacenza valleys. Iron extraction dates to the Romans and continues until the end of the first World War
Val d’Arda is the most eastern valley of the Piacenza province, it is crossed from south to north by the Arda stream, borders on the east with the province of Parma, to the west with Val Nure and the Po river delimits the northern border.
Val Luretta is a small valley in the Province of Piacenza formed by the Luretta stream and nestled between the Tidone and Trebbia Valleys. The morphology of Val Luretta makes it a very tranquil place with hardly any traffic and a very temperate climate without excessive temperature ranges.
Val Tidone is a valley formed by the Tidone stream and is located between the Provinces of Piacenza and Pavia. To the south it originates at the base of Mount Penice and its stream flows into to the Po river through rolling hills covered with vineyards.