Practical info

Getting to Piacenza by car

From Milan and Bologna take A1, exit at Piacenza Sud or Basso Lodigiano; from Turin take A21, exit at Piacenza Ovest; from Brescia take A21, exit at Piacenza Sud.

→ From the Piacenza Sud tollbooth: keep right and take Via Caorsana passing in front of the city cemetery, and after the overpass turn right again onto Via Colombo. When you reach the Monument alla Lupa, keep right, and head towards the train station. Continue straight on until you reach Piazzale Milano (Monumento ai Pontieri), turn left and continue up Viale Risorgimento, then park in Piazza della Cittadella.
→ From the Piacenza Ovest tollbooth: at the roundabout, turn left onto Via Emilia Pavese. This long stretch ends at a roundabout, where you turn left again and join the city ring road, eventually reaching the Monumento ai Pontieri, driving alongside the Renaissance walls. Turn right again onto Viale Risorgimento and park in Piazza della Cittadella.
→ From the Basso Lodigiano tollbooth: turn left at the roundabout, following the signs for Piacenza; once you have crossed the bridge over the River Po and arrived at the Monumento ai Pontieri, turn left towards the car park in Viale Sant’Ambrogio (where there is a free car park), or else continue straight down Viale Risorgimento and park in Piazza della Cittadella.

Car Parks
Parking meters
Car Bus (shuttle buses to the city center from the car parks)
Area camper
Parking and stop areas for tourist buses

Getting to Piacenza by train

For information on timetables of trains to Piacenza call: 199 892021, line open 24 hours a day every day, or else check the website →
To reach the old town centre from the Piacenza train station (a 10-minute walk), you can use the Seta public transport services. For information, call 0523 327523 or 840 000216, line open from 7.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. on working days, or consult the website →

Getting to Piacenza by air

Milan Linate
Milan Malpensa
Parma, Giuseppe Verdi airport
Brescia Montichiari, Gabriele D’Annunzio airport
Bergamo, Orio al Serio airport
Verona Villafranca, Valerio Catullo airport
Genoa, Cristoforo Colombo airport
Bologna, Guglielmo Marconi airport
Turin, Caselle airport

Getting around town

Car Parks
→ Parking meters and easy parking Sostafacile
→ CarBus (shuttle buses to the city center from the car parks)
→ Area camper Piacenza
→ Carpooling

Congestion Charge zones in the city centre (surveillance cameras active everyday, including holidays, from 8 am to 7 pm)

Electric car charging stations
via Cavour 7, close to Libreria Feltrinelli (pedestrian area, special permission necessary)
via Cavour 60, at the junction with vicolo Serafini
via Calciati, 9

By Bus
Public transport: →
Ticket office: Via Colombo 3, Tel 840 000 216
For information: from 7 am to 7 pm on weekdays

By taxi
Daily service, from 5 am to 1 am: radiotaxi Tel +39.0523.591919
Night service, from 1 am to 5 am: Tel 348.4485155

By bike
→ Mi muovo in bici – regional bike sharing system
Bike rentals by the railway station manned parking in P.le Marconi (map)

IAT Piacenza

Tourist Information Center
piazza Cavalli 10, 29121 Piacenza IT
Tel +39 0523 492 001
Email →

Event submission

Opening hours
from Tue to Sat: 10:00 am—12:00 pm e 3.30 pm—5.30 pm
Sun: 9:30am —12:30 pm

During high-season periods only
15th March—30th June; 8th August—30th September; 8—24 December
from Tue to Sat: 9:00 am—1:00 pm e 3 pm—6 pm
Sun: 9:30am —12:30 pm

Open on holidays
8th December, 13th e 25th April, 1st May, 4th July
15th August: 9:30 am—12:30 pm