Museo Archeologico Nazionale
For a change of period, the Museo Archeologico Nazionale exhibits Roman artefacts discovered around Parma and Etruscan finds from the Po...
Palazzo della Pilotta
Looming over Piazza della Pace's manicured lawns and modern fountains, this monumental palace is hard to miss. Supposedly named after...
Tthe Galleria Nazionale displays Parma’s main art collection. Alongside works by local artists Correggio and Parmigianino, you’ll find...
Cavour Gran Caffè
Echoes of Turin are evident in the finely frescoed interior of this classic Parmesan cafe. You'll pay extra for that cappuccino, of...
A legend in its own lunchtime (and dinnertime, come to that), La Greppia is hallowed ground for the kind of Emilia-Romagna gourmands who...
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Teatro Farnese information
Rebuilt to original plans after WWII bombing, this theatre is almost entirely made out of wood. The great Monteverdi, frustrated by the theatre's acoustic problems before its inaugural event in 1628, was forced to put his orchestra in a pit below the stage – long before 19th-century composer Wagner established this modern practice.