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

ON FOOT
The city is on a human scale, so the best choice, if you have time, is definitely to visit it on foot. The old town is mostly a pedestrian area, and in the streets where the use of cars is allowed, there are large sidewalks.

 

BIKE
For cycling lovers, Piacenza and its province is a true paradise! At the following link you can see the different cycle paths on the territory
https://www.comune.piacenza.it

There are two options for rental.

Centre by bike
This is a project at municipal level.
Below are the prices:
Hourly rate: € 1.20
Daily rate: € 3.50
Monthly fee: € 30.00

Tel. 345/1001509 or 0523/949403
https://www.comune.piacenza.it

Mi muovo in bici (I move by bike)
Private company operating in several Italian cities.
Below are the prices:
daily rate: € 5.00
annual rate: € 25.00 including the first mandatory charge of € 5.00 and cost of the Mi Muovo card of € 5.00
http://www.mimuovoinbici.it/Default.aspx

 

BUS
In the city there is an excellent bus service, managed by the company Seta, which makes it convenient to circulate in the centre (recommended when it is particularly cold) and not only, in fact, you can go to the three shopping centres in the area with this service, and reach neighboring towns.
Prices:
City and suburban ticket valid 75 minutes: € 1.50
Ticket 6 rides: € 8.00
12 rides ticket: € 10.00

For groups and school groups there is a cumulative ticket for ten people at € 10.50 (free for the helper)
Children up to 5 years old, accompanied by a paying adult, travel free of charge
Tel. 059 416711
http://www.setaweb.it/

 

TAXI

Taxis are certainly the most convenient means of transport in case of luggage. There are several parking points, while you can use them in other areas by calling the number of the radio taxi.

The parking points are:

– railway station (p.le Marconi)
– via Sopramuro (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; after 3 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday. From 8/09/2010 for the period of validity of the order. 981/2010 on the transfer of the two-weekly market stalls)
– Via Cavour, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro side (Wednesday and Saturday until 3 p.m.). From 8/09/2010 for the period of validity of the order. 981/2010 on the transfer of the two-weekly market stalls.
– Ospedale Civile G. da Saliceto
– via IV Novembre n. 132 (Cheope)
– via Martiri della Resistenza (Stadium)
– Largo Morandi (Hotel Ovest)
– via Colombo (ex Ente Fiera)

Prices vary according to the route you travel.
Daytime Service
From 5 am to 1 am.
Tel. 0523/591919
Nighttime Service
From 1 am to 5 am.
Tel. 3484485155

 

REACHING THE CITY BY PLANE
The airports closest to the city are:
– Parma, Giuseppe Verdi airport
https://www.parma-airport.it/italiano/

– Bologna, Guglielmo Marconi airport
http://www.bologna-airport.it

– Milano Linate
http://www.milanolinate-airport.com/it

– Milano Malpensa
http://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/it

– Bergamo, Orio al Serio airport
http://www.milanbergamoairport.it/it/

 

REACHING THE CITY BY TRAIN
The train station is located a few steps from the Historical Centre, in front of the Margherita Gardens, the bus stop and the taxi station. The city is very well connected with Lombardy, with Emilia Romagna and is a stop for some Frecce.

 

REACHING THE CITY BY CAR
Motorway:
– From Milano and Bologna A1 exit Piacenza Sud or Piacenza Nord;
– From Torino A1 exit Piacenza Ovest;
– From Brescia A1 exit Piacenza Sud.

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