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Villa Sommi PicenardiTorre de' PicenardiCastello di San Lorenzo
 

GUIDED TOURS TO THE

TORRE DE' PICENARDI MONUMENTS

 

The territory of Torre de' Picenardi is rich in ancient monuments and works of art, despite being a small town there are two castles and three churches close to each other as well as various testimonies of its history scattered throughout the area.   

For all the main monuments, the Tourist Board ("Pro Loco") organises and manages a service of guided tours:

 

VILLA SOMMI PICENARDI

ancient and sumptuous residence of the Marquises Sommi Picenardi built between the XVI and  

XVIII centuries, the villa is surrounded by a large park with century-old trees.

You can visit the courtyards, the boardrooms, chapel and the large park.

 

Guided tours, for groups of at least 25 people and to be booked in advance, will begin on Sunday 30 March and end on Saturday 1 November 2014.

 

Cost of guided tour € 5,00 Euro per person;
Children up to 12 years of age, elderly visitors over 65 years of age and students €

4.00.

 

SAN LORENZO CASTLE

With its great façade in medieval style, the castle stands in the homonym fraction   

of S. Lorenzo; for centuries it was the property of Earls Crotti Calciati. The ancient residence preserves,

in its inside, angles and rich evocative views.

You can visit the apartments and the boardrooms on the ground floor, the courtyards, the cellars, the chapel and the gardens.

 

Guided tours will begin on Sunday 30 March and end on Saturday 1 November 2014. Some rooms may be in use by the restaurant; in this case, the route of the tour will be modified accordingly;
Guided tour times:
Saturday afternoons 3.30 and 4.30 pm;
Sundays and public holidays: 10.30 am - 3.00 pm - 4.00 - 5.00 pm;
weekdays with advance booking only.

 

Cost of guided tour 6.00 Euro per person;
Children up to 12 years of age, elderly visitors over 65 years of age and students 4.00 Euro;
Groups of at least 25 people 5,00 Euro per person.

 

  

Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio a TorreChiesa di San Lorenzo MartireChiesa di Santa Maria Assunta a Pozzo Baronzio
 
PARISH CHURCH

The three religious buildings in the town of Torre, Pozzo and S. Lorenzo are

rich treasures of art, history and faith. Through the centuries, they have been enhanced with important

works of art that still can be admired.

 

S. Ambrogio Church

During the guided tour, of approx. 50 minutes, you can learn about the

secular history of the church of Torre de' Picenardi, with illustration

of its historical and building events, of many important

works of art kept in it and its peculiarities.

 

Guided tours in S. Ambrogio are made with prior appointment

and take place when there are no religious ceremonies in the church.

Guided tours, with advance booking only, will begin on Sunday 30 March and end on Saturday 1 November 2014.

 

Cost of guided tour 6.00 Euro per person;
Children up to 12 years of age, elderly visitors over 65 years of age and students 4.00 Euro;
Groups of at least 25 people 5,00 Euro per person.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND BOOKING OF GUIDED TOURS, CONTACT THE TOURIST BOARD  BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL

 

Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie a TorreCascina Pallavicino a Ca' de CaggiIl Villino a Torre
 

TOURISTIC ITINERARIES

 

There is more than just the service of guided tours to the monuments. Some other proposals where you can even combine to your visit are: horse trails in the countryside or within the Parco dell'Oglio with experienced equestrian guides, hiking or biking and tasting typical products recommended by us.

 

You can rent bicycles at our location, for information and estimates, contact the Tourist Board "Pro Loco".  

 
 
 


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