Piacenza

Between culinary art and Roman memories

Quick Info

Country:
Italy
Region:
Emilia-Romagna
Spoken language:
Italian
Currency:
Euro
Documents:

Schengen Area: ID card or passport

Extra U.E.:short stays (3 months) passport valid at least three months after the departing date and if need be visa

Power and Sockets:
230 V / 50 Hz - F Type Plug (Schuko) and L Type Plug

VENERDI PIACENTINI (Piacentini Fridays)
Friday from mid-June to mid-July
On these occasions the shops remain open until midnight, the streets are full of musicians, aperitifs and events of various kinds. They are an event much awaited by the people of Piacenza and is an opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of the city.

 

FIERA DI SANT’ANTONIO
4 July, Patron’s Day
It has more than 300 exhibitors, including street food and shopping (hobbyists, clothing and much more), and affects the area of the Facsal and Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

 

MERCATO EUROPEO (European Market)
Beginning of September
It lasts a weekend and affects the same areas where the fair of Sant’Antonino is held, the event is very recommended for street food, because there are many stalls with delicious products, sweet and savoury.

 

CINEMA SOTTO LE STELLE (Cinema under the stars)
From June to the end of August
It is held in the Citadel Park, at the gates of the city, coming from the Po bridge, near Palazzo Farnese; the evenings are mostly for a fee, the films shown are of different genres, so as to satisfy all tastes.

 

MERCATINI NATALIZI (Christmas Markets)
December
Christmas markets are set up in Piazza Cavalli. This event is used to buy Christmas presents or to have a take away hot chocolate; in the Facsal area there is an ice rink where adults and children can have fun.

 

APIMELL
February
It is a fair dedicated to the world of beekeeping, from products such as honey and pollen to beekeeping equipment useful for production; it is mostly full of specialists in the field, but is open to anyone who is curious. You can buy some particular items, difficult to find elsewhere. Every year it is renewed and offers new techniques and new stands.
http://www.apimell.it/

 

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