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Compiano

Place:

Compiano - 42026 Canossa

How to get there:

Accessibility
Location Compiano
Distance from the administrative capital: about 11 km.
From the administrative capital you take the SS 513 in the direction of Castelnovo ne' Monti, an intersection on the left leads rapidly to the town.

Tourist Area:

Tourist Area
Apennines

Geographic Area:

Geographic Zone
Matildic zone

Analytical text:

Description
In the area there are many characteristic open galleries with arches supported by stone or brick mullions which open onto the first floor of numerous dwellings of the 17th – 18th century. The parochial church, with 16th century plan was already built in1230.
Taking a climbing carriage road, which branches off the state road next to the church of Compiano, you quickly reach the nearby rural court of Cà Carli, which one of the most interesting examples of these characteristic housing styles of the middle altitude Enza valley.
At Monte di Compiano you find the antique hamlet of Borzano which is reached by a carriage road which branches off the lower valley state road.
Here you find the parochial church dedicated to S. Bartolomeo Apostolo, of medieval origins, which has a praiseworthy portal with arch entirely made with ashlars of sandstone, as was in use during the Romanesque period.
At Borzano there's a noteworthy antique dwelling named Casa Sozzi which incorporates construction elements of the late middle ages and of the 17th century, in its immediate vicinities you can see a rural building, traces of a praiseworthy 15th century tower house, recognizable by the characteristic internal portal adorned with concave corbels.
Last update: July 10, 2019

Municipality:

Canossa
Piazza Matteotti, 28 - loc. Ciano d'Enza
42026 Canossa (RE)
0522 248411
0522 248450

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