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Farm Holidays Podere Palazzo Illica

An ancient manor house nestled in the heart of Arda Valley


The Podere Palazzo Illica is located 2 kilometers far from Castell'Arquato (Piacenza) in the San Lorenzo area:: near the thermal complexes in Bacedasco, Salsomaggiore, Tabiano and Castell'Arquato, where one may visit the Viscount's Fortress and the Collegiate church.

Podere Palazzo Illica is an old seventeenth-century palace which belonged to Diogene Illica, father of Luigi Illica (librettist of Puccini, Bellini and Mascagni), Its architectural structure, as well as the indoor areas and furnishings, have been preserved throughout the centuries.

The team of Podere Palazzo Illica has one common passion: their love for this unique, inviting and serene place. Our goal: to offer a unique experience where history meets nature and relaxation becomes an experience.

Camper Parking

The electricity, running water and wastewater disposal services.
A parking lot with 90 places

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Palazzo Illica is a seventeenth-century palace, rectangular in plan and built out of terracotta and sandstone. In 1800 it was transformed into a villa and it belonged to the family of Luigi Illica (who was the librettist of Puccini, Bellini and Mascagni)...
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The garden

The avenue leading up to the Estate is made up of two rows of shady common walnut (Juglans regia L.), interspersed with yucca (Yucca filamentosa L.) and Thuja (Thuja spp. L.). The Palace was embellished with an Italian-style Garden...
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Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom,
breakfast is always included!

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Trip Advisor
Lega Ambiente
Ospitalità Italiana
Terranostra
Campagna Amica
Slow Tourism
Agriturismi Piacentini
  • Podere Palazzo Illica Via Canale, 5 - San Lorenzo 29014 Castell'Arquato (PC)