THE WONDERFUL AUTUMN IN PARMA AND REGGIO EMILIA
LENGHT: 2 days and 1 night
Arrive in the morning in Parma and meet your guide .
Visit (external) to the palace of the Pilotta - from " Pelota " , Basque game pr aticato in the courtyards of the palace - conceived as a place of service of the court.
Inside visit to the famous Teatro Farnese Aleotti John the Baptist said , " Argenta " and the National Gallery following a course dedicated to the two great masters active in the sixteenth century in Parma, Correggio and Parmigianino.
Visit to the Church of St. John the Evangelist dating back to the tenth century. with Baroque facade inside the dome, painted by Correggio, with the Transit of St. John ( 1520-24 ) , completed by the Fathers of the Church and the Evangelists in the spandrels .
Visit to the Cathedral , one of the finest examples of Romanesque Po ; The interior is full of masterpieces : the dome frescoed by Correggio The Assumption of the Virgin and the Deposition , the first sculpture by Benedetto Antelami .
Visit the Baptistery (exterior), Antelmi masterpiece, built in pink marble octagonal layout. It continues with a visit to the Church of the Master Steccata in which are preserved frescoes by Parmigianino.
Visit the Doge’s Palace ( external ), inside the Ducal Garden , built to a design by Vignola.
Lunch with local products.
Move to Brescello and guided tour to discover the places of Don Camillo and Peppone .
Dinner and overnight at the hotel (Reggio Emilia area).
Transfer to Parma, meet your guide and visit to a cheese factory for the production of Parmigiano Reggiano where you can assist in the processing of cheese.
Tasting the dairy.
Transfer to Reggio Emilia.
Guided tour of the historic center, the Museum of the Tricolor and the Civic Museum.