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Brescello e il Po

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  • BRESCELLO - Founded by the Cenomanis around the 7th century BC, Brescello was, five centuries later, reached by the Romans who renamed it Brixellum. It became one of the most important centers of the Po Valley, given its important strategic position along the Po River, it was the scene, in 69, of the emperor Otone's suicide. Decayed at the end of the fourth century, so as to be defined by Sant'Ambrogio cadaver of the city, nevertheless Brescello was proclaimed seat of bishop in 389; the first bishop was Saint Genesio, the patron saint of the village.
  • On the will of the Duke Alfonso II d'Este, in 1555 Brescello was fortified with a very small town of Pentagona. The importance of the fortress was due to the fact that it was located exactly on the border between some of the most important states of northern Italy, namely the Duchy of Ferrara, the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza and the Duchy of Mantua. In 1702 it was sacked by Franco-Spanish troops during the Spanish succession war. The following year the mighty fortifications were dismantled. In 1847, with the signing of the Treaty of Florence, some fractions of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, placed on the right bank of the Enza, as Coenzo in Mane, San Giorgio and Sorbolo in Mane, passed to the Duchy of Modena and Reggio, of which Brescello it was part.


Founded by the Cenomanis around the 7th century BC, Brescello was joined by the Romans who, five centuries later, renamed it Brixellum. It has become one of the most important centers of the Po Valley, given its important strategic position along the Po River.


Peppone and Don Camillo

Brescello is the town where Don Camillo and Peppone films were filmed. In addition to the museum dedicated to the protagonists, you can also admire various places and objects that were present in the films: for example the church or the square adjacent to it, where two bronze statues were placed, each in the middle of the square addicted, portraying Don Camillo and Peppone in the act of greeting each other.


The Reggia di Colorno

The Reggia di Colorno is a monumental architectural structure, with over 400 rooms, courtyards and courtyards, embraced by the Parma stream, the square and the wonderful recently restored French garden.
Once inhabited by the Sanseverinos, the Farnese, the Bourbons and Maria Luigia of Austria, today it hosts temporary exhibitions and cultural events.



The Gallery of the Ancients, about 97 meters long, is the long, elevated tiled corridor overlooking Piazza d'Armi and connected to Palazzo Giardino. Here was placed the collection of ancient works of Vespasiano, now transferred to Mantua and Austria. The frescoes depict fake architectures, coats of arms, businesses and allegories dear to Vespasiano.


The details of the routes can be modified, depending on the date requested, the season, the closing round of the different suppliers. Registered users will be promptly informed.


reserved for the SINGLE PARTICIPANT
including all the services provided for in the excursion:
(Catering, Tasting in the cellar,
Museums, internal transport, etc.)
All inclusive of VAT

min. 4 people

€  169 /each