The suggested itineraries will allow you to choose your own spaces and visiting times. From the elegant Ducal Park, to the amazing wooden Teatro Farnese, to the important National Gallery with the section dedicated to Correggio and Parmigianino, to the moving composure and integrity of Cathedral Square with the imposing medieval Cathedral and the Baptistery in pink marble, to the refined neoclassicism of the Teatro Regio, temple of Italian Opera, you will only want to stop for a coffee or a typical snack in an outdoor café in a park or under the pergola of an ancient trattoria or comfortably sitting in an elegant square of the historical center. Duration: 2 days/1 nightValidity: all year roundSuggested for: the tour is recommended for art, music and good food lovers who long to discover the best of Parma, the 2020+21 Italy’s Culture Capital, visit memorable historic sites and monuments, taste the excellent typical products of this Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy.
The price includes1 night in hotel**** or B&B or apartment with breakfast
private guide in foreign language, full day in Parma
big aperitif, first day, beverages included
Parma Incoming phone assistance during the tour
Services on requestcoach, transfers, extras, entrance fees to the monuments, meals and beverages not indicated in the program and everything not expressively written under “The price includes”.
Arrival and accommodation at hotel. Meet your private guide/local expert and walk through squares and streets of Parma city centre to the large Palazzo della Pilotta that houses the amazing wooden and unique Teatro Farnese and the Galleria Nazionale in whose rooms and corridors, wide and elegant, there are paintings by Correggio, Parmigianino and other artists including Leonardo da Vinci with “La Scapigliata”, Beato Angelico, Canaletto, Guercino, Tintoretto, Sebastiano del Piombo. At the end a fresh walk on one of the bridges that crosses the Parma river and the beautiful green area of its riverbed, takes us to the popular old town, literally called "Beyond the Water", to get to the Birth House of Arturo Toscanini, one of the greatest musicians and conductors of all time.Delicious big aperitif sitting at the tables under the large trees of the Ducal Park or light lunch in a trattoria on the edge of the park, under the cool shade of the pergola.A must will be the visit to the Camera di San Paolo, which beautifully frescoed by Correggio, represents one of his undisputed masterpieces. This splendid place was one of the secret rooms of Abbess Giovanna da Piacenza, illuminated superior of the monastery.Gourmet ice cream break or coffee break sitting in one of the squares or street in city center.And here we are in Piazza Duomo, a dip back in time, intact, without bars, restaurants or shops. The ancient stones of the imposing Cathedral and the pink marble of the Baptistery serenely welcome the visitor; you can hear the screeching of swallows and the cries of some child playing, the voices of passers-by and be far away from the stress of the traffic and crowds.Back to hotel or B&B or apartment. Dinner at leisure in one of the local restaurants or take advantage of the food-delivery service of the best Parma’s restaurants.
Breakfast at hotel. Check out.
Day at leisure to continue the visit to the city of Parma or its surroundings.
Some suggestions, by request and by payment: deep inside food experience, the treasures of the Museums of Parma, a full immersion in Parma's perfume tradition, your private and tailor-made food experience, an exclusive shoppping experience, explore nearby art and music cities, an itinerary among amazing castle in the hills and in the plane and so much more.
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