Felice Cavallotti Square

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Felice Cavallotti Square

Walking along “Via Vittorio Emanuele II”, it is possible to reach “Felice Cavallotti” Square, punctuated by narrow terraced houses in a late Medieval and 15th century style. This was the early inhabited centre of Gualtieri, whose houses surrounded the ancient Gothic church, now replaced by the current one.

The square also houses the Church of Sant’Andrea and the ancient Civic Well.

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Church of the SS Annunziata


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The original building - located further east - has been affected by frequent floods of the river Po that seriously compromised its stability. A new one was built between 1653 and 1670. The church interior has a single nave, with six side chapels. The vault was entirely restored between 1914 and 1915, as well as a large part of the Temple.

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Tirelli Collection


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The collection is hosted in the rooms of Palazzo Bentivoglio and consists of 50 works of considerable artistic value that the famous tailor Umberto Tirelli has donated to the City of Gualtieri.

Among these stand out Balthus drawings, paintings by Fabrizio Clerici, Renato Guttuso, Mino Maccari, Giorgio de Chirico, Giacomo Manzù. Also on show are two costumes designed by Pier Luigi Pizzi and Piero Tosi for the Enrico IV of Pirandello and for the Ludwig by Luchino Visconti.