It is an impressive emtion when the sun shines to the facade of the Palazzo Toscani. It explain all the elegance of this house and tells a lot of passion and love that Giulio and Francesca Schiaretti dedicated to the idea of bringing this lovely property to its ancient splendor.
Compared first, sensitivity and grace in the colors and combinations, refined taste in preserving the grand staircase, the sumptuous halls and the ancient spirit of the underground rooms, ice yesterday for wine, preserves and the usual cold cuts, now equipped fitness room with the latest equipment.
But we need to step back, to tell the extraordinary human and entrepreneurial story of Paolo Baratta who wanted to build the Palace with the idea of making his headquarters in Parma.
Representative offices on the ground floor, the apartment house on the main floor, the cantina- basement warehouse.
Who was Paolo Baratta? Born in Parma in 1876, the initial curing activities of Parmigiano Reggiano in 1917 alongside the production of tomato concentrate. First among Parma entrepreneurs to open a factory in the south of the country in Battipaglia. You should also to him the introduction of tinplate for the marketing of canning products abroad.
The success of Baratta was a certainty until the terrible bombing of Battipaglia which destroyed the factory in 1943.
The entrepreneur was very able to convert all of its activities in cultivating and drying tobacco, which had, in those years a real boom.
In 1974 Paolo Baratta decides to sell the historic Palace Salvatore Robuschi who gives his wife Livia Toscani. Robuschi, also known entrepreneur Parmesan, in 2000, bequeathed to the grandchildren Francesca and Michele Palazzo Toscani who together with Julius Schiaretti him back to the ancient splendor.
Today Palazzo Toscani embellishes with its stylish facade and the main avenue leading visitors in the heart of historical Parma, offers, with its delicious 19 different apartments finely furnished and equipped, a point of riferimentosicuro and comfortable for medium / long stays in Parma, thanks to the collaboration of HOTELS GROUP INC, known Hotel Group in Parma.
Customers are welcomed and pampered with constant cleaning and fresh linens and fragrant, with an 'always guaranteed assistance, with free access to the fitness and, especially significant, a parking space just steps from the most important monuments of the city.
Paolo Baratta and Salvatore Robuschi would be happy and proud, that this kind reverb still continue to enlighten the idea of a smart and industrious Parma who challenged and conquered time.