Parma is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. And he knows it. Just see how carefully and carefully it is kept. The first time you go there out of curiosity. Then we continue … for love.
It is useless to resist: this place exerts sensuality or better, sensoriality, because it satisfies all the senses and a refined joy of living. It is no coincidence that Parma is the world capital of excellent music and gastronomy. Giuseppe Verdi, the greatest musician of all time, was born here. As for gastronomy, it is enough to mention only two “superstars” of the territory: Parmigiano Reggiano DOP and Prosciutto di Parma DOP.
HOW TO GET
By train: Parma station is well connected to most of the other Italian cities and to the most important European capitals. Frequent connections are Milan-Bologna, Turin-Bologna and Genoa-Bologna, the Ligurian and Romagna coasts. . Trenitalia
By car: Parma can be reached from the north with the A1, Milan-Bologna motorway and from the south with the A15 Parma-La Spezia motorway. Highways
By bus: Parma is connected by bus with many Italian and European cities through the Beltatour, Sena and Eurolines bus lines. italybus
By plane: From Parma airport there are direct flights to Rome Fiumicino, Catania; abroad in London Stansted, Paris Charles De Gaulle, Bucharest, Brussels. From June to September weekly departures for Olbia, Cagliari, Brindisi, Lampedusa, Zante, Kefalonia, Corfu.
Through the appointment as Italian Capital of Culture 2020-2021, the city of Parma has the opportunity to stand out as one of the main centers of cultural and tourist attraction in Italy and consolidate its natural vocation as Capital of Art, Culture, of food or good living. The community and the enhancement of Parma’s heritage are constantly at the center of the Parma 2020-2021 project.
The general objective is to communicate the city, the territory and the cultural projects to the different targets with the most suitable means, creating a successful territorial model.
The opening ceremony took place on 12 January 2020, at the Teatro Regio, in the presence of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella. It ended with the reopening of San Francesco del Prato and in the spring of 2020 the guided tours will resume to closely observe the 16-spoke rose window created by Alberto da Verona in 1462, with the large polychrome terracotta frame. An opportunity to delve into the fascinating history of the church and climb to the top, where a surprising view opens up over the ancient heart of the city and the nearby Cathedral of Parma.
On the occasion of Parma Italian Capital of Culture 2020-2021 it will be possible to enjoy the countless events, both virtual and open to the public, organized in Parma and its province. To stay up to date: Parma2020 + 21 Events
For info: IAT Parma
Tel: 0521 218889
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