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CELLERI CASTLE

Loc. Celleri di Carpaneto
Description
In Piacenza's chronicles Celleri castle is recalled as one of the several fortresses where the Guelphs retreated when they were driven out of their town by their rivals. In the 19th century the former fortress was radically modified and transformed into a residential villa. According to the tradition Corrado Confalonieri was born here in 1284. According to the historian A.D. Rossi, the Saint was born in Piacenza,in the old Cacciarolo Counts palace. According to others, the Saint was born in the building known as Confalonieris Tower.
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Opening times
Visible only from the outside
How to get there
From Carpaneto follow the directions for Gropparello - Celleri.
Information Office
Last update
Tuesday, 05 March 2019
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone