Basilica Santa Maria Della Steccata.
Parma Cathedral has been a place of art and spiritual retreat for 900 years. Here you will find bas-reliefs by Benedetto Antelami — a testimony to Romanesque art — and magnificent frescoes by Correggio (Antonio Allegri). Discover one of the city’s most precious treasures.
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Via dei Sapori.
Parma’s relationship with gastronomy has a long history and is reflected in the life and art of the city. The streets, lane and palaces of Parma tell the story of the production and preparation of local specialities, from agriculture and markets. Via dei Sapori is a route with 24 stops in the historical centre of the city. This food trail is much more than a guided tour and is the result of a labour of love. It takes both tourists and locals to the heart of the city and its traditions in the name of food culture.
Try Parma’s specialities. e.g. at the Prosciutteria.
Via Farini is not only the heart of Parma’s nightlife, but also the home of “La Prosciutteria di Silvano Romani”.
The history of the Romani family began in 1965, when Saverio Romani, Silvano’s father, decided to open a food shop in the district of San Lazzaro in Parma. His son Silvano pursued the path taken by his father and focused even more on exploring typical products from the region.
In the Prosciutteria, you will find Parma ham cured for 22 to 24 months, Parmigiano Reggiano, (Stravecchio, Mezzano, Red Cow, Alpenbraun — 24 to 30 months), various other kinds of cheese (sweet, full-flavoured, soft or matured), cold meats (Culatello di Zibello, Salame Felino, Coppa di Parma, Fiocco di Culatello, Strolghino di Culatello, Spalla Cotta), wines from the surrounding mountains and a pantry with balsamic vinegar, local olive oil, pasta, rice, sauces, gherkins, honey and desserts. Here you can also try all the products at the Degusteria Romani.