Castello di Compiano is located in Compiano, Parma region in Italy.
The first military fortifications of Castello di Compiano were
constructed here by the Lombard barbarian tribes in the 9th century.
Lombards this stronghold as a base for control of an important trade
route between Liguria and Emilia. During medieval times the citadel
of Castello di Compiano was increased in size and protection. By the
16th century Castello di Compiano lost much of its military purpose.
Castle's owners opened their state school here, minted their own
currency and orphanage.