Parma is famous for its food and rich gastronomical tradition and the food specialities such as the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and the Prosciutto di Parma and also to be the town of the great operas' composer Giuseppe Verdi. But parma is also a city rich in history, culture, and art. Accompanied by an expert local guide you will discover the city by visiting the main monuments
Starting from "Palazzo della Pilotta" a complex of edifices in the heart of the city you will visit the famous wooden "Farnese Theatre" one of the largest Baroque theatres in Europe. Your walking tour will continue to Piazza del Duomo for the visit of the Cathedral and the Baptistry (outside only). For more than 900 years, the cathedral of Parma is a place of art, history, and sacredness. The Cathedral houses the bas-reliefs by Benedetto Antelami, the romanesque art heritage, and the grand frescoes by Correggio.
Before returning to Bologna, you will have the opportunity to visit a prestigious Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Maker and taste the king of cheese.
Then, you will discover the secrets of Balsamic Vinegar and why is so appreciated ( and expensive) from the voice of a local producer. Of course, you will also taste this unique essence, paired with different types of food.