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MONTE FUSO REGIONAL PARK

The Monte Fuso Provincial Park covers a total area of 45 hectares and is rich in flora and fauna, with oaks, chestnut trees, cherry trees, walnuts, hornbeams, ash trees, maples and a large linden tree; among the shrubs hazelnuts, rowans, labyrinths, dog roses and brooms. In the Park there is also a Wildlife Center with [...]

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THE PO RIVER

The great Po river flows slowly in the Parmesan territory for about 30 km, marking its northern borders with Lombardy in a centuries-old marriage between history and landscape, defining the identity of this strip of land called La Bassa, which sinks its charm between extraordinary river sites by atmosphere , culture and natural environment. Poplar [...]

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PARCO CENTO LAGHI

CENTO LAGHI PARK

Cento Laghi Park is managed by the Managing Authority for the Parks and Biodiversity - Western Emilia ”I Parchi del Ducato”  and lies in an area of about 12.600 ettari in the lands of two councils, Corniglio and Monchio delle Corti, in the province of Parma. The presence of different altimetric levels in the Park (ranging [...]

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MUSEO DI CASA BAREZZI

Antonio Barezzi was a wealthy merchant and great music lover who perceived very early Verdi's talent and asked him to become the music teacher of his daughter Margherita. The first public appearance of the brilliant youth, in February 1830, was in the hall of his house in Busseto, the Salone Barezzi. The Salone later became [...]

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TEATRO GIUSEPPE VERDI

Built between 1856 and 1868 and designed by architect Pier Luigi Montecchini, the theatre is hosted in the Rocca, the former fortress of the Pallavicino family sold to the Municipality of Busseto 1856. A large staircase is adorned with a bust of Giuseppe Verdi by Giovanni Dupré while the ceiling medallions, representing Comedy, Tragedy, Melodrama [...]

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TERME MONTICELLI

MONTICELLI THERMAL CENTER

Monticelli spas offer traditional thermal cures of twelve days (including accommodation), customized offers and specialistic consultance, thanks to the great medical staff and the most advenced equipment. If you are looking only for relax or for a return to more natural rhythms, there are also weeks or weekends offers. The spas offer traditional cures, physical [...]

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TABIANO THERMAL CENTER

The Terme Respighi of Tabiano are famous all over the world and known as "terme del respiro" for their water that comes from springs and local wells. It is a cold, sulfur-sulphate-calcic-magnesium strongly mineralized water with high bircarbonate content and a very high content of hydrogen sulphate. Known as early as 1800, it is still [...]

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ROCCA SANVITALE OF FONTANELLATO

Surrounded by a water filled moat, the massive Rocca dominates the ancient village of Fontanellato, deriving its name from the abundance of underground water which used to spout from the ground of nearby marshlands. The present building dates back to the beginning of 17th century, when the Parmesan architect Smeraldo Smeraldi transformed the original square [...]

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CASTLE OF FELINO

The Castle can be visited partially (external walls and courtyard). Built by Marquis Luppone in 890, this square shaped castle encircled by a deep moat and stately bastions rises on a steep ground in the valley between the torrents Parma and Baganza. Through the centuries the manor became, among intrigues and wars of succession, the [...]

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CASTLE OF COMPIANO

Part of a feud for which the Municipalities of Parma and Piacenza competed for in the 12th century, the castle  rises to dominate the river Taro from a stretegic point of view on the valley. It had been dominion of the Landi family of Sacred Roman Empire for four centuries, followed in 1682 by the [...]

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