Guided tours of monuments Torre de’ Picenardi
Torre de’ Picenardi and its surroundings are rich of antique monuments and work of arts. In spite of the fact that it’s a little municipality, two castles and three churches along with various testimonies of its history are to be found in different areas… in order to discover the main points of interest, the Pro Loco Office organizes a service of guided tours for the new touristic season.
VILLA SOMMI PICENARDI
The villa, built between the 16th and 18th centuries, was the antique and sumptuousresidence of the Marquis family Sommi Picenardi. It is surrounded by a great park with secular trees. The courtyard, boardrooms, the chapel and the park are all open to visitors.
At Villa Sommi Picenardi all guided tours will be available from April to October only for groups of min. 20 people. An advance reservation is required.
Adults: 7 € per person, in groups
Reduced price [only for children up to 12 years old, students]: 5 €
CASTLE OF SAN LORENZO
With its great façade in medieval style, the castle is located in the homonymous community of San Lorenzo. For centuries property of the Earls Crotti Calciati, the antique residence retains a distinctive charm. Private rooms, boardrooms at the ground floor, the courtyard, the chapel, the gardens and the basements are all open to visitors.
At the Castle of San Lorenzo all guided tours will be available from April to October.
In case some rooms will not be available because of the preparation of some private events, we will arrange for you alternative tours inside the castle.
Adults: 7 € per person [groups discount, min.20 people: 6€ per person] Reduced price [only for children up to 12 years old, students]: 5 €
A guided tour of both buildings in the same day is also possible and takes about 2 hours.
The six holy churches in the little communities of Torre de’ Picenardi, Pozzo Baronzio, San Lorenzo, S. Pietro, Casanova d’Offredi, Pieve S. Maurizio, are valuable for artistic, historical and religious reasons. Significant work of arts from over the centuries are still there to be admired.
All guided tours of the local churches will be available the whole year. An advance reservation is required.
Adults: 7€ per person [groups discount: 6€ per person] Reduced price [only for children up to 12 years old, students]: 5 €
Duration: about one hour tour
Along with guided tours to the main monuments and historical buildings, the Pro Loco Touristic Office also offers horseback itineraries in the countryside and in the Parco dell’Oglio with expert horse guides, country outings on foot or by bike, and typical wine and food tasting in recommended local restaurants.
Bike renting service – for information and cost estimate please contact us:
Tourist Office Phone: 349/5620875