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Santa Annunziata Church - Parma

Parma

(Emilia Romagna)
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Palazzo Ducale – Parma

Parma is a city of aristocratic and cultural traditions, rich in famous monuments, precious works of art and memories of his past as a capital, famous thanks to its most illustrious artists who left important works here. Many were also the poets, writers and filmmakers who have been inspired by Parma, first of all Stendhal who dreamed of it in The Charterhouse of Parma.

The musical and theatrical vocation of the city of Parma is unique even in the rich Italian tradition. The city has established itself throughout Europe as the capital of authentic music and acting since 1628, the year of inauguration of the Gran Teatro, then called Teatro Farnese, up to the seasons of Verdi and Toscanini and the extraordinary development of the Teatro Regio.

Parma is also an active commercial and agricultural centre, famous worldwide for its thriving food industry. In fact, the name of Parma is also linked to ancient and renowned culinary traditions, such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and Culatello di Zibello, one of Parma’s best products.

Routes to Parma

A different Italy
of gourmet

A trip to Italy can not do without one of the main pride of the Belpaese: food. The good Italian cuisine, known everywhere, is a set of flavors,...

A different Italy
in music

Bergamo, Verona, Mantua, Cremona, Parma and Milan enclose in just a few kilometers people, musical instruments and places, that have shaped the...

A different Italy
of Castles

The fortresses and castles located on the territory of the “Different Italy” preserve very old memories . Noble families, feudal lords,...

A different Italy

A different Italy. A tour to enjoy the true value of that part of Northern Italy that is not only industry and work, but also traditions,...