Bed & breakfast via Milano 38, 13836 Cossato (BI)

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The love for nature, a considerable knowledge of exotic flora, a passion for gardening, were probably the conditions that led, in mid-1800 John Piacenza, industrial wool of Pollone to buy the hill and turn it into a Burcina Park following the guidelines of the landscape garden was born in England in 1700.
He first started planting trees at the bottom of the hill, including the giant redwoods now placed in front of the pond (1848) and built the first infrastructure (ponds, trails, roads). In the '50s renovations were carried out general such as expansion of road network, with the new access bridge over the Rio Vandorba designed by landscape architect Peter Porcinai, the installation of the bust dedicated to Felice Piacenza, by Leonardo Bistolfi.Il rest is recent news: the discovery in 1959 of material Archaeological: axes, spears, fragments of vases, a bronze jug (dating from the middle of the fifth-early fourth century BC) preserved in the museum of the territory of Biella, the tornado that devastated the park in 1967, the establishment of the Special Nature Reserve Park Burcina "Happy Piacenza 24.4.80 with Regional Law No. 29.
The purpose of the Establishment Act are: protection of natural features, environmental and landscape, and the enhancement of activities in the provision, promotion of scientific, cultural, educational ...


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