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Charming atmosphere in the Castle: beautiful, romantic and great for families!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

7/8 people, living room 8 mt height - fireplace, 3 bedrooms, large garden

We offer here a einmahliges romantic house for self-catering. It is located in a part of the castle of Niviano (the story you can read below), close to the beautiful hillside near the river Trebbia, in the Trebbia Valley, just 15 kilometers from Piacenza on the northeast border of the Emilia region. The closest community is Rivergaro with its 7000 inhabitants; Here you will find shops, supermarkets, banks and a weekly market (Saturdays) and, of course, restaurants, because Emilia Romagna is known for the good food !!

For small purchases there are also two grocery stores right in Niviano.

Here you can relax in the garden where they can play table tennis, eating, grilling, or simply lie on the hammock.

The house has 3 bedrooms, 2 with double bed (it has a small bed) and one with 2 separate beds (children) where it is still possible to organize a mattress for even 2 children. there is plenty of room there, so this is absolutely no problem. In the three floors are 2 bathrooms available (one with Jacuzzi and large shower) and the other with a large shower. In the 2nd floor of a large walk-in closet is available. In the first a closet.

For your convenience, a guest toilet is directly on the ground floor.

Kitchen and dining room are on the ground floor where the living room with its almost 60 square meters is the highlight !! Here you can enjoy the large French fireplace that makes the autumn and winter days really cozy, the wood is in the ancient cellar.

In the area a lot of sports is possible: swimming, golfing (Croara Country Club) 9km, horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, etc.

But also art and architecture lovers have something to find. Nearby are Piacenza (15 km), Parma (77 km), Milan (80 km).

A bit of history: The castle of rectangular shape and four corner towers corresponds to the typical plan of the country castles of Piacenza. It comes from medieval era and was built for defensive purposes.

In X century. It was owned by the Malaspina and in the XII century. The Landi family from Rivalta who remained settled until the fall of the beginning of XIX century family there.

In 1462, the castle was the site of the uprising of the peasants Niviano Piacenza. Since they were very depressed by the high taxes and had received from the Duke Francesco Sforza no relief, they attacked the fortress in which the duke Commissioner Maleta was on.

In 1526, the castle was destroyed and looted by the Lanzichenecchi serving Charles V.

More Details

Natalia Lubomirski
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017


Nearest Airport
87 Kilometres
Milano Linate
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Piacenza Sud
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The region with its beautiful nature invites to many excursions, for walking on hills and woods for mushroom lovers and Kasteniensucher, for trekking in the mountains, even in the near Pietra Parcel Lara and Perduca, where in Ancient basin (pre-Christian era) still watching Tritone are and where to find a climbing terrain.

You can play golf in the nearby village of Croara, at Golf Club Croara. In this square with 18 highly technical holes, with fairly narrow fairways, surrounded by oaks, chestnuts, poplars, and locust fascinating scenery along the river alternate with long from particularly delicate strokes. Here already a premier international tournament was held, the first Italian Women's Open. For lovers of horse riding there is a riding school in Croara Vecchia.

In the summer it is beautiful very popular for swimming in the green and secluded crystal clear waters of Trebbiaflusses or, of children, the Acqua Park Rivergaros. The river also provides opportunities for Kayakliebhaber in around Marsaglia.

But also art and architecture lovers have something to find: Explore the Roman lovely town Bobbio, about 25 km from Niviano away with its "crooked" bridge dating back to Roman times.

Enjoy a typically medieval meal in the castles of the former Duchies of Parma and Piacenza.

Not to be missed are the castles, Rezzanello and Agazzano Castles in Statto and many others in the immediate area as the Castel Grazzano. Here you can experience the excitement of the events, knights and ladies, archers and minstrels, fighting with swords and jousting on horseback ...

Castel Arquato a very nice mittelarteliche settlement and historic old town is about 30 km away.

Parma offers architectural attractions together with museums. It is the home of Giuseppe Verdi, where you can dive into the magical world of classical music at the Regio Theatre of Parma.

For shopping you utilize the favorable Outlet Fidenza Village price (50 km), of course, is a leap to Milan also recommend


Rivergaro Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Badezimmer 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Badezimmer 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Badezimmer 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Schlafzimmer 1 - 1 king
    Schlafzimmer 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Schlafzimmer 3 - 1 king , 1 child bed , möglich noch Matratze für Kinder
  • 3 Bedrooms On the 2nd floor 1 bedroom with a large double bed on the 2nd floor a bedroom with 2 single beds and the possibility for another mattress for 2 children, wooden floor !! on the 1st floor a bedroom with large double bed and a small cot
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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Charming atmosphere in the Castle: beautiful, romantic and great for families!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews


  • 5 of 5

"Tout simplement parfait , cette maison est un vrai plaisir...

Nous conseillons vivement cette maison-Château ,localisation trés au calme à 10 km du Piacenza.

Nous garderons un excellent souvenir de notre week-end dans votre Château . Nous avons apprécié cette demeure qui a largement répondu à nos attentes.

Gîte impeccable. Très propre, très bien aménagé,

toutes les chambres sont spacieuses et la literie confortable, cuisine très bien équipée . Salle à manger spacieuse avec un salon + chaumine à côté ( ce qui permet de laisser les enfants d' un côté et les adultes de l' autre , tout en pouvant les surveiller ) .

Le paradis pour les enfants avec la cour et jardin fermée.

Idéal pour un séjour entre amis ou en famille.

Nous avons apprécié l' accueil ...!!!!

Propriétaires très sympas.

On recommande et on n hésitera pas a y retourner!!! :)

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour votre belle valutation . Ca peut etre tres utile pou le prochaines hotes !!
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Capodanno splendido!

  • 5 of 5

Casa grandissima ed accogliente, veramente molto bella e poco distante dal centro di Piacenza! Io e i miei amici ci siamo trovati davvero benissimo. Consiglio a tutti di prenotare in questo splendido castello!! Tanti complimenti anche alla proprietaria, gentile e disponibile sia durante che dopo la prenotazione.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: grazie, ci impegnamo sempre per fare sentire i nostri ospiti come a casa e siamo felicissimi se possiamo riospitarvi presto !
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $143.4
Damage Deposit $239.01

Preise sind inklusive Bettwäsche, Handtücher, Strom,Wasser.

Für Heizung (Gas und Holz) zwischen 20 Oktober und 20 April sind noch pauschal 10 € zu zahlen.

Endreinigung: 100 €

Kaution 200 €

Die Anzahlung über 20 % des Gesamtbetrages wird für die feste Buchung überwiesen. Der Restbetrag soll binnen 2 Wochen von Ankunft überwiesen werden, oder in bar bei Ankunft.
Kaution bei Ankunft in bar.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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