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Piacenza - Grazzano Visconti: Corte Vecchia and Vintage Cars

In the neo medieval village of Grazzano Visconti many events take place during the year, including tournaments and meetings. The 360 photo presents the old court, "Corte Vecchia", of the village where a number of perfectly maintained ancient and luxury cars are taking a "rest" under the trees in a sunny midday. Built around the family castle in the beginning of 20th century by Earl Giuseppe Visconti di Modrone, the village is one of the few examples of this type in Italy and makes this place a well known target to tourists.

Copyright: Pietro Madaschi
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Uploaded: 04/07/2012
Updated: 10/04/2014
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Tags: italia; italy; lombardia; lombardy; piacenza; emilia; milano; milan; visconti; modrone; medieval; corte; court; auto; car
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