Things to see and do - Parma
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Parma is the birthplace of two great painters (Correggio and Il Parmigianino) as well as the conductor Arturo Toscanini. The duchy of Parma-Piacenza was founded when Pope Paul III separated these two papal territories from the Papal States and gave them to his son. The city was ruled by the Farnese family from1545-1731, then subsequently by the Bourbon-Parma dynasty. Today, it retains the soft light and elegant charm that Stendhal depicted so well in his novel The Charterhouse of Parma.
Tourist attractions Parma : Things to see and do
Borgo Pipa 1 I - 43100 Parma
Founded by the Benedictine monks in the 13 C, this old apothecary was redecorated in the 16 C.
Piazzale San Giovanni I - 43100 Parma
This Renaissance building with a Baroque facade must be seen for the frescoes in the dome, created by Correggio , on the subject of Vision of St John at Patmos and of the Conversion of the Evangelist . Those in the arches of the left side chapels..
Piazza del Duomo I - 43100 Parma
The Romanesque-Lombard style Dome is flanked by an elegant Gothic belltower. In front of the facade is an attractive Lombard porch resting on lions and topped by a loggia. Inside there are frescoes on the dome on the subject of the Assumption of th..
Via Trento 9 I - 43100 Parma
Prix Prices from : 69 €
Located in the heart of Parma, just 100 metres from the station, the Astoria Residence Hotel guarantees a friendly service and well-appointed guest rooms. Your room at the Astoria is complete with Satellite TV and air conditioning. Wi-Fi access is a..
Via Bodoni 3 I - 43121 PARMA
Prix Prices from : 99 €
The 4-star Mercure Parma Stendhal is located in the heart of the old town, opposite the Palazzo della Pilotta and just 328 yds (300 m) from the station, and serves an extensive buffet breakfast. Rooms are furnished with wooden period furniture and ha..
Borgo Della Salina 7 I - 43121 Parma
Prix Prices from : 80 €
Hotel Button is housed in a 19th-century building, located in a central district of Parma. It features free Wi-Fi throughout, a café, and a varied breakfast. All rooms have a private bathroom. All rooms are decorated in a classic style, fitted with ..
via Ferdinando Maestri 11 I - 43121 Parma
Very pleasant structurally, this family-run hostelry is near the Tribunale; supported by a good young cook, for a seasonal Parma cuisine.
largo Piero Calamandrei 11 I - 43121 Parma
via Saffi 26/a I - 43121 Parma
A traditional local cuisine, with some creative touches, also inspired from the other side of the Alps, seasonal; an "on the up" establishment.
borgo della Salina 3 I - 43121 Parma
Central location, behind the Piazza Cittadina an excellent typical taverna with old vaults and informal atmosphere: well anchored regional cuisine.
via Affò 2/A I - 43121 Parma
A homage to Verdi for this recent and impassioned management that has been renovated, in name also, an old establishment in the centre of town. Various Parma and fish dishes.
strada della Repubblica 71 I - 43121 Parma
The modern, minimalist-style dining room eliminates any distractions, allowing diners to focus on Parizzi's fine cuisine. You will find specialities from Parma on the menu, as well as sophisticated and creative reinterpretations of classic Italian an..