8 days in Parma & Fontanellato Itinerary

8 days in Parma & Fontanellato Itinerary

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Parma
— 4 nights
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Fontanellato
— 3 nights
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Parma

— 4 nights

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
You've now added Teatro Farnese to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Parma: Modena (Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, &more), Portovenere (in Porto Venere) and Mantua (Palazzo Te & Palazzo Ducale). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma, look for gifts at Loppis, contemplate the long history of Palazzo della Pilotta, and stroll around Parco Ducale.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Parma online visit planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Verona Villafranca Airport, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport and Milan Bergamo Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Parma can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fontanellato.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Fontanellato

— 3 nights
Fontanellato is a small town in the province of Parma, in northern Italy. You've now added Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Rocca Meli Lupi di Soragna, take in nature's colorful creations at Labirinto Della Masone, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato, and finally steep yourself in history at Casa Natale di Giuseppe Verdi. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Casa Guareschi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Michele Arcangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia S. Giacomo, then see the interesting displays at Museo ebraico Fausto Levi di Soragna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fontanellato online travel route planner.

Fontanellato is very close to Parma. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Fontanellato

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips