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Villa-Palazzo De Buoi (or palazzo Rodriguez) in Poggio Grande


It is a XVI century palace with a square base and four towers, which testify the architectonic link with the defense mediaeval buildings. In the centre, there are two small towers, one of which has a bell while the other has the clock. Originally the palace was in the middle of a wide park and garden (Renaissance model), with several small buildings such as the hen house, the black smith workshop and the food storehouse. It belonged to the De' Buoi family.


Address: Via San Biagio, 4501 località Poggio Grande - 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

Opening hours: the building is accessible only on the outside. It's a private home.

How to get there

How to get to Castel San Pietro Terme.


The palace is located in the middle of the countryside, in the fraction of Poggio Grande, few hundred meters from the Church. Poggio Grande is approximately 4 kilometres far from Castel San Pietro and can be easily reached running along the provincial San Carlo road, or the Stradelli Guelfi, and following the signs to the locality.

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Palazzo De Buoi is known as Palazzo "Rodriguez" or "Palazzone".

Info on the Tourist location

UIT - Ufficio di Informazione Turistica del Comune di Castel San Pietro Terme - Tourist Office

Piazza XX Settembre, 3 - 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

Tel: +39 051 6954137; Fax: +39 051 6954141


Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 7.30am-1.30pm; Thursday 3pm-5.45pm.
Closing days: Sunday and Holidays.  
Services: Information on where to stay and where to eat; maps and brochures of museum, events and places to see; information on exhibitions, theatres, events, fairs and congress, local markets.

Area: Castel San Pietro Terme, Vallata del fiume Sillaro, Medicina, Castel Guelfo.


URP - Ufficio Relazioni con il Pubblico del Comune di Castel San Pietro Terme - Public Relation Office

Piazza XX Settembre, 3 - 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

Tel: +39 051 6954154; Fax: +39 051 6954141


Last update: 19-09-2012