Parma: The Land Of The Parmesan Cheese

Parma is an exquisite city in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy which is famous for its parmesan cheese, prosciutto and also the Parma ham. The city has so much to offer to the explorer; with just the right guidance you can make the most of your stay here.

Things to do while in Parma


  • Make sure you visit the grandiose Parma Cathedral that has been built as a dedication to the Virgin Mary. One of the finest examples of the Romanesque architecture in the city.
  • Parma has a number of artistic squares to charm one with but the Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi stands out from the rest. This is a great place to shop and relax.
  • If you are a theatre fanatic then how can you miss the Teatro Farnese that is located within the Palazzo della Pilotta complex, that holds one of the most majestic and old wooden theatres of the world.
  • Another place to tick on your checklist would be the Church of St. John the Evangelist. Created during the period of Renaissance, this church has a view to offering like none other.
  • Palazzo Della Pilotta is another scenic attraction to what Parma has to offer its visitors. Sitting on the banks of the beautiful river Torrente Parma, there are parts of this architecture remain unfinished giving it an aesthetic look which not many can compete with.

  • The national archaeological museum created in 1790 is house to a wide array of ancient artifacts and relics that you surely would like to see. The collection is very extensive and hosts pieces from history from all over the world.
  • The country village of Torrechiara offers the required break you might want after your exploration of Parma. So much more to see here evidently.