Province of Piacenza. Welcome to the Official Tourist Information SiteScudo Piacenza


via Roma, 19
15th century castle founded in 1460 by Bartolomeo Barattieri. The structure can be visited by the public and includes 30 rooms richly furnished, among which 2 large meeting rooms, kitchens, ice-room and dungeons. In the attic there is the mim- Museum in Motion, a collection of over 800 art works exhibited on a revolving schedule by Italian and foreign contemporary artists, with a section dedicated to artists from Piacenza. It is possible to book for the night in Locanda del Re Guerriero located in Castle park. 

Services: guided tours, contemporary art workshops, bookshop, guided tours in different languages upon request, activities for children upon booking.

It is also possible to organise meetings, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, concerts, banquets, by booking at the telephone numbers provided here.
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Opening times
From March to October upon request
How to get there
20 km from Piacenza. Parking and bus stop in front of the Castle.
Disabled access
not accessible to disabled people (only the rooms on the ground floor are accessible, where there are PCs to view the works exhibited at MIM Museum in Motion),
Avaibility of the room to the theater
Avaibility of the room in a horseshoe
English spoken
On parle Francais
Man spricht Deutsch
Type of structure
Historical venue
7 (from 1 to 100 seats)
Meeting rooms
7 (from 1 to 100 seats)
1 (220 seats)
10 (from 1 to 100 seats)
Information Office
Last update
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone