Castell'Arquato

Little has changed in the town's layout since the 10C, and its medieval atmosphere is reinforced by historic and cultural landmarks.

Castell'Arquato is an Italian town located on the first hills of Val D’Arda in the province of Piacenza. A medieval town of traditional structure which has maintained its appearance as it was in the early 10th century, the Old Town of Castell'Arquato is a high rock which in other times was strategically important for dominating the valley, now surrounded by the village. Its picturesque medieval features have led to the burg's appearances in movies such as Ladyhawke. Castell'Arquato is also in the area of the Colli Piacentini (Piacenza Hills), an important area for wine production.
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