It includes the Cathedral and the Baptistry
Join our tour and follow the lead of a professional guide that will disclose to you the secrets and wonders of this enchanting Medieval city. Walk on the cobblestones streets and enter the beautiful, small squares to get in touch with the history and customs of Parma: from the art exhibitions to the local food traditions, Parma has a lot to offer to everyone who dares to enter the city walls.
Your guide will show you the different ages of the city, and how it changed during the centuries, from the Ancient Roman times to the Middle Age, till the resonance given to the city from the powerful families of the Farnese and the Bourbon, whose history brought the famous Maria Luigia d’Austria to become Duchess of Parma and Piacenza.
During the tour you will see the Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata, the XVI century Palazzo della Pilotta – residence of the Farnese’s family – that hosts a great collection of art masterpieces, and the majestic Farnese Theatre, the first one where revolving stage was installed.
Reach Piazza del Duomo, and visit the Cathedral, whose frescoes will enchant you. Do not miss the chance to enter the Church of Saint John and admire the masterpieces of exponents of the Renaissance such as the Parmigianino and Correggio.
But there is more than what meets the eyes – that’s what meets your papillas! In fact, next to the great artistic treasures, your guide will also show you the local markets and shops, be sure to bring a huge bag with you, we are sure you will not resist to fill it with the local products!
Furthermore, you can also ask your guide to bring you off the beaten track and customize your tour to match your needs and curiosities.
Meet your guide in piazza Garibaldi and be ready to live a unique experience with us!
This exclusive and informative Parma Food Tour books quickly, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for information and reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.