Houses and homes in Parma - key information
Parma, a magical town, a historic, artistic and cultural jewel.
Information about Parma
Parma is magical: it is a delight to lose yourself within the galleried archways of the baptistery, the domes colourfully decorated with frescoes by Correggio and Parmegianino and to hear the beautiful opera singing coming from within the Teatro Regio. Proud Of its artistic and cultural heritage Parma is in the top ten of beautiful Italian cities. Medieval and Renaissance architecture make the historic centre a place of endless surprise. Parma was also home to some of the most important innovators, Verdi, Toscanini, Correggio, Stendhal to name a few. Parma is also famous for its food, especially ‘salumi’ or cured meats. Prama ham is as world famous as Parmesan cheese, so you can imagine the quality, choice and flavours that are on offer in the restaurants of Parma.
Parma, being the provincial capital, has 170.000 inhabitants and is located half-way between Milan to Bologna.
Region: Emilia Romagna
Excellent selection of shops, restaurants, cinemas, sporting facilities, golf clubs.
· Church of Steccata,16th century Palazzo della Pilotta, 16th century The Town Hall, 17th century Teatro Regio (it is one of the most famous in Italy for grand opera),19th century Church of Annunciata