PARMA, THE LITTLE PARIS

Awesome itineraries of art, flavors and music

To fully enjoy a visit to the city of Parma and its province, arm yourself with the desire to discover the events, colors and flavors of the most authentic Emilia.

A walk with us will allow you to ride through a millenary history and meet the protagonists who have made Parma, over the centuries, a small capital.

Step by step, we will meet together the flavors of tradition, the most colorful anecdotes, the authentic character of the people and neighborhoods of Parma and all its land.

Castles, palaces, villages, art collections and celebrities, obviously not forgetting gastronomy!

Are you ready to start?


CITY

Recalling the city’s Roman origins, it was founded in 183 BC, like its neighbour Modena, and it remains above the route of…
If you have enjoyed learning about the basics of Parma and you still have a lot of desire and a little time…
The 11th, 12th and 13th centuries have left ancient symbols in Parma, engraved in the stone and most fascinating architecture…
A journey through the city's two historic libraries, so different but united by the cultural importance they held in the…
The Grand Tour was a journey through Europe reserved to the descendants of noble and rich families who, in the…
It is possible to visit the ancient Abbey of Valserena, identified by some as the place where Stendhal set his…
"Egli attese alla maniera moderna tanto perfettamente, che in pochi anni dotato dalla natura et esercitato dall’arte divenne raro e…

FOOD TOUR

This tour, appropriate for groups and families, offers an overview of the placid landscape of the “Bassa” along the banks…
The “Prosciutto di Parma” (from the Latin perexsuctum, literally “dry”) is a tasty and authentic product whose origins date back…
Always regarded as the most valuable and tasty deli of Parmesan tradition, Culatello di Zibello appears in the Slow Food…
The grape varieties of the Parma hills that accompany the dishes of traditional cuisine to perfection are the aromatic Malvasia…
Produced exclusively with fresh milk with no preservatives, it is the fruit of a thousand-year tradition. A tour of a…

MUSEUMS

The Villa dei Capolavori (Masterpieces Villa) of the Magnani-Rocca Foundation, on the hills a few kilometers from Parma, houses the…

MUSIC

A journey through the heart of music under the sign of Verdi and Toscanini, discovering the unwavering connection of the…
For total immersion in Verdi’s places, we can walk in the Master’s steps starting with his birthplace at Roncole and…

CASTLES

The “Little Versailles of the Dukes of Parma” was the summer residence of the Farnese, Bourbons and Marie-Louise of Austria.…
A castle erected in the 14th century and still belonging to the Meli Lupi family, it is one of the…
Located on a hill overlooking the valley of the Parma Watercourse, this enchanting castle was the scene of the love…
Famous for its beautiful moats, the castle that belonged to the Sanvitale houses two jewels: the “Optical Chamber” located in…

OUTDOOR

Known as the largest in Europe, the Franco Maria Ricci Labyrinth is also an amazing piece of architecture, designed by…
A guided walk dedicated to the most evocative views and perspectives of Parma, conceived both for citizens and tourists who…
Have you ever thought about reaching for the stars with the person you love? It’s the opportunity for a unique…
An itinerary of about 2 hours suitable for small groups and families among the main city parks, such as the…

The best 5 tourist destinations in Parma

  • Correggio: le tre Cupole

  • Leonardo: La Scapigliata

  • Soragna e suoi principi

  • Il nobile Culatello

  • I vulcanelli di Rivalta 

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