A VISIT TO CASTELL’ARQUATO
a tour directed by a recognised English speaking guide specialised in history, art and architecture, especially of the Middle Ages
The main attraction is its medieval monuments and small museums – a witness to its long history.
The monumental Piazza represents the three main pillars of power during the Middle Ages : the Collegiale Church represents spiritual power, the Visconti Fortress represents military power and the Palazzo del Podestà represents civil power. In the lower part of the village, the Farnese Tower and the Palace of the Duke.
Castell’Arquato also offers a very interesting museum collection: the Collegiale Museum, the Geological Museum, a medieval building located in the former Santo Spirito Hospital, the Castle Museum and the Luigi Illica Museum, adjacent to the villa Relais du Chateau • Casa Illica, its birthhouse.
DELICIOUS FOOD FOR FOR REAL GOURMANDS AND WONDERFUL WINE FOR REAL DRINKERS
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Castell’Arquato is famous for its excellent so-called slow-food cuisine prepared with organic products in a very authentic way. Taste the local Emilia’s specialities among which there are the refined Tortelli, home-made egg pasta, stuffed with ricotta and spinach and many delicious dishes, and discover the many gourmet trattorias and restaurants of the little town. Ask us for the “where to eat” list !