Vernasca is located in the upper Val d’Arda a few kilometers from the villages of Castell’arquato and Vigoleno.
The town deserves a visit for its historical testimonies, as well as for the splendid view it offers of the Apennine landscape, dotted here and there with vineyards. The area is crossed by the routes of the "Strada dei Vini e dei Sapori dei Colli Piacentini" (Trail of wines and flavors of the Piacenza hills) and the "Via Francigena".
Summer is the best season to visit Vernasca.
The Antica Pieve di S. Colombano church is of great value, surrounded by a small garden, which offers a breathtaking view of the valley.
Vinsanto di Vigoleno is the local specialty.
At the Provincial Park of Monte Morìa visitors can go on hikes and walks.
The Market of Wonders in the village of Vigoleno.
Bascherdeis, in July, an international festival of street artists.
Nearby, Vigoleno is a small fortified village rich in history; in San Genesio the Pieve della Madonna della Mercede, the Mignano Dam, and the Stirone and Piacenziano Regional Park.