The Torrione pumping station


The Torrione pumping station

The “Impianto Idrovoro del Torrione” (pumping station) was created between 1920 and 1923. Through a system composed of three pumps, it was possible to drain the excess water in the Crostolo stream. In the site known as “Torrione” - halfway between Gualtieri and Santa Vittoria - you may still find many artifacts, dating back from the 16th century to the present day. From the banks of the Crostolo it is possible to enjoy a suggestive view of the complex water system of the lowlands.



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Greppi Palace

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In the village of Santa Vittoria - in Gualtieri - stands a large building constructed between 1770 and 1775 by the family of the noble Greppi from Milano - who had received a large agricultural estate in the area from the Estensi Counts. The palace is placed in the very centre of the village: its location and volume have affected the entire configuration of Santa Vittoria, preventing the construction of a square