Between mainland and Culinary Delights, the Lower Po Valley, extending into the heart of the Po Valley, is a land of immense natural beauty and cultural heritage. This vast flat territory, irrigated by the Po river and its tributaries, boasts lush agricultural landscapes, ancient villages and deep-rooted traditions.
The Lower Po Valley is dotted with historic towns and characteristic villages, where time seems to have stopped. Medieval castles, historic villas and ancient churches make it a place of cultural interest.
Local traditions and celebrations, such as festivals and markets, represent moments of aggregation, where you can savor the true essence of this land and its people.
The cuisine of the Lower Po Valley is a triumph of authentic flavours. The fertility of the soil gives high quality agricultural products, which become the protagonists of iconic dishes. Fresh pasta such as tortelli and cappelletti, unmistakable cured meats such as culatello and salami di Felino, delicious cheeses such as Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano, are just some of the delights that can be savored.
Furthermore, the Padana rice fields offer rice for excellent risottos, often seasoned with local ingredients such as pumpkin, radicchio or sausage. And to accompany these dishes, the wines of the local hills, such as Lambrusco or Gutturnio, a Piacentino red that boasts noble and distant origins in time.
The Lower Po Valley is not only a land of evocative landscapes, but also a place where culture and food and wine come together, offering those who visit it an authentic and unforgettable experience.