Parma, Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy, is the heart of the Italian Food Valley and one of the destination with the highest number of typical products protected with quality brands in Italy: PDO Parma Ham, PDO Parmigiano Reggiano, PDO Culatello di Zibello, PGI Porcini Mushroom di Borgotaro, PGI Coppa di Parma, CDO wines of the Parma hills and many others.

“PARMA City of Gastronomy” is a product club that protects the quality of the typical products of the Parma territory and guarantees authenticity and uniqueness to your travel experience in our city.

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Just off the northern ring road and 10 minutes’ drive from Parma, the Hotel Parma & Congressi has a summer outdoor pool, sauna and gym.
B&B Azzali Bruna is a detached house, splendidly placed in the hills with a panoramic view, just 2.5 km from Salsomaggiore.
A farmhouse a few kilometers from Parma in a rural village that welcomes you for your relaxing moments with simple and yet elegant rooms
The holidayfarm B&B Ciaolatte has been created from a sensitive renovation of the cowshed and barn dating from the second half of the 19th century. Details of ancient symbology, rooms with bathrooms in the former barn.

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At the table with the Duchess: dishes and products loved and inspired by Maria Luigia
Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorraine, Duchess of the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla, second wife of Napoleon Bonaparte: the Duchess most loved by the people of Parma, still well-liked and fondly remembered today. Maria Luigia left her mark not only in the history, politics, art and architecture of the city but also in gastronomy and […]
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San Giovanni in Parma: between ancient rituals, traditions, food and wine
June 23: the night of San Giovanni, the night of the summer solstice, the night of dew, of tortelli, of the nocino liqueur, the night of witches, bonfires. A special evening, which combines traditions of Christian and pagan origins that are lost in the mists of time, but which are still celebrated in Parma and […]
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“Le rezdore”: women, wisdom and culinary tradition in Parma
When we talk about “rezdora” we immediately think of the family home, the grandmother and the mother, the fresh hand-rolled pasta, the stove always on, the aprons bought at the market, the snack with beaten egg or bread with butter and sugar: indelible childhood memories of many people from Parma and Emilia.
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Easter sweets in Parma City of Gastronomy
Easter is coming and even if this year it will be a home one, even at home you can celebrate the sweetness of this holiday with traditional sweets and end a rich lunch, perhaps ordered to take away. The typical Easter sweets, “colomba” and chocolate eggs, are rather elaborate preparations: better rely on the experience […]
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The five dogmas of Parma cuisine
Eating in Parma is a serious matter, Maria Luigia of Austria also said in one of her most famous quotes: “In Parma it is not difficult to live, as long as you know how to agree with the interlocutor in a discussion of musical or gastronomic nature”.
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