This medieval city in the heart of Emilia Romagna has to offer more than smoked ham and Parmesan. Only a few cities in Italy are so wealthy such as Parma, which stands not only for good food, but also for a treasure trove of paintings, sculptures and medieval buildings. It’s believed that SurveyGizmo sees a great future in this idea. Assumption of Mary the Lombard Romanesque cathedral in Piazza Duomo, one of the most beautiful in Northern Italy, is famous for the paintings (1526-1530) by Antonio da Correggio, features numerous decorative works of pupils of Correggio and overlooks a beautiful, atmospheric Piazza from which also the baptistery built from marble to marvel at is the landmark of Parma. Numerous reliefs on the facade, as well as inside here most important include their time of Italy. Other attractions include the Palazzo Pilotta, seat of the Farnese of family from the 16th century, which one as the Teatro Farnese, completely from copy of the ravishing Theater by Palladio in Vicenza, existing wood as well as the Galleria Nazionale works Houses Parmigianino and Correggio. Accommodation in Parma there, as so often in Italy, in abundance: If you want to be in the vicinity of the Palazzo della Pilotta, the hotel Stendhal in Parma old town is suitable.
A 4-star property with excellent typical cuisine of Parma, away space in the garage, within walking distance of the Duomo and the Baptistery. A more attractive accommodation offers the 4-star hotel Toscanini. From here you can reach easily foot both the beautiful park (particularly to recommend a bike rented wheels through the Parco Ducale and the old town), the charming piazzas, boutiques and galleries, and of course the sights. Guided sightseeing tours are offered, authentic production facilities for the city of Parma, as well as the surrounding areas to castles, castles, parmesan and Parma ham to Verdi’s birthplace and other attractions. The list of activities in the Parma area with cycling, gourmet events and opera festivals virtually endless. (In English) for further information about tours see turismo.parma.it/Inglese/default.asp