• This cultural tour of Piacenza and the surrounding area is led by a historian who puts the art and architecture in historical context .
• Discover a forgotten corner of Italy away from the well-beaten tourist trail.
• Our Tour Director Christopher Wellington will introduce us to his hometown of Piacenza and its unspoilt surrounding area, whose history is a microcosm of the history of northern Italy as a whole.
• Highlights include privileged visits into two palazzi to admire their beautiful interiors – a miracle of trompe l’oeil.
Christopher Wellington, MA
historian, long-term resident of Piacenza and fluent Italian speaker
11 Sep — 15 Sep 2017
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About our Tour Director...
"Extensive knowledge of the mediaeval history and art/architecture of Piacenza, the Duchy of Parma, in fact of Italy as a whole. All delivered without the slightest hesitation."
Recent ACE Customer
return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
travel insurance, single room supplement £100.