Hills of Piacenza

Colli Piacentini is a geographic region of hills in the Piacenza Province which includes five valleys: Val Tidone, Val Luretta, Val Trebbia, Val Nure and Val d’Arda.

Strategically located between the provinces of Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia, the enchanting rolling hills often covered by vineyards dominates the Po Valley.

Numerous archaeological findings, an intensive network of castles, and abundant written documentation are proof that these pleasant hills have been populated since ancient times.

The cultivation of grapes in this area dates all the way back to the Romans. Colli Piacentini Wine

Producers are represented by the Consorzio Tutela Vini DOC Colli Piacentini association.

Colli Piacentini is not only a wine producing area but an authentic district of  “fine tasting”.

Excellent DOP cheese and cold cuts are famous in Italy and abroad and every valley offers a rich selection of restaurants where it is possible to savor the traditional dishes of the Piacenza cuisine.

Throughout the hills and valleys of Piacenza, art lovers will find museums, parks, castles, churches.

In every village it is possible to find historic and artistic testimony of a fascinating past, from prehistory to the Classic Age, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance to present times.

Val Tidone is situated at the extreme west of the Piacenza province, only 60 chilometers from Milan. Podere Casale is in the heart of the valley, a perfect starting point to visit the hills of Piacenza.

Those who are seeking peace and tranquillity, wish to take advantage of the natural passing  of time, the rhythm of nature without stress far from the madding crowd,  then Podere Casale is the right choice.

If you like exercise and movement you may choose to take a swim in our pool, a walk or a bike ride  in our beautiful vineyards.

Lovers of fine food and wine can choose to have lunch or dinner in a wide selection of restaurants, an afternoon snack tasting wine, cold cuts or a variety of local typical products.

If you are dreaming to have a romantic vacation in a farm holiday you will appreciate the warm cozy atmosphere of our rooms which have been refurbished with care recuperating materials and colors of the past.

After you have spent the day exploring parks, churches, castles, museums in the area, you can regenerate body and soul at Podere Casale.

For all lovers of vacations in the country do not miss Podere Casale.

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