Conference room at Vignola Castle

Conference room at Vignola Castle


Sala dei Contrari: 250 seats
Sala dei Grassoni: 70 seats


Amplification system with microphones, projector with screen, overhead projector, ISDN telephone line, recording system. Coffee-break, buffet and refreshments service, using external catering companies. Inside the fortress there are no rooms equipped with a kitchen. Possibility of public parking in Via Zenzano.


The building includes also the Armiger rooms, the walkways and the three towers called: Torre di Nonantola (Nonantola Tower), Torre delle Donne (Women’s Tower) and Torre del Pennello (Paintbrush Tower).

Undergrounds, two congress halls were obtained out of the old cellars. Noteworthy events and festivals happen to be organized here: the Contrari Room for meetings, concerts and theatrical performances while the Grassoni Room is perfect for technical seminars and training courses.

The combination of inique and original art works with the restoration of the old castle, makes the Fortress a valuable preserved symbolic building which can be used any time the town wants to put on its most distinguished image. This prestigious cultural event receptacle is the coveted destination chosen by thousands of visitors who decide to admire one of the 15th century best preserved castles in the region and one of the most interesting artwise.

On the other hand, the Vignola Foundation, owner of the Fortress since 1998, aims to enhance its potentials making it available to cultural, social and educational activities of Vignola and of the neighboring townships.

Additional efforts are carried on to make it known as an historical and artistic landmark, suitable for hosting a conscious tourism and important cultural events in collaboration with top national organizations.