CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY WITH ARTEMILIA
Guided tours on the occasion of St. Joseph Fair 2019
On March 19th St. Joseph is celebrated, a celebration that has its roots in popular tradition and that is also recognized as Father’s Day. In Parma, St. Joseph means a double feast, in relation to the historic fair that animates the Oltretorrente neighborhood every year with the summer season. On Sunday March 17th 2019 in fact the oldest neighborhood fair of Parma is back again: St. Joseph Fair.
St. Joseph Fair 2019 will develop as every year on the main streets of the Oltretorrente neighborhood, hosting a variety of activities: orchestras, street artists, musicians who will follow one another along the pathways of the neighborhood to entertain thousands of passersby. There will be different types of exhibitors, from crafts to traders, from organic food producers to associations. Via Imbriani will collect the craftsmanship and hand-made crafts, Piazzale Picelli will be dedicated to hemp and chili and via Bixio will host the neighborhood stores who will enliven the street with their services. There will be two areas of Street Food and an area for shows.
Sunday 17th March 2019
GUIDED TOUR TO THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS IN PARMA
Sunday March 17th 2019, on the occasion of St. Joseph Fair, Artemilia is waiting for you to celebrate Father’s Day with a visit to the Church of The Holy Cross, a medieval treasure hidden in the Oltretorrente neighborhood, which was enriched with a chapel dedicated to Saint Joseph during the seventeenth century. Saint Joseph chapel was frescoed by Giovanni Maria Conti of the Chamber and his workshop with episodes from the childhood of Jesus and the life of Saint Joseph. Come and discover the Church of the Holy Cross in Parma, its ancient history, curiosities and anecdotes, and the precious works of art still preserved inside. We are waiting for you!
The meeting point with the tourist guide of Artemilia Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna is in front of the Church of the Holy Cross at 3:50 pm. Departure at 4:00 pm. The visit lasts about 1 hour. Fees: guided tour cost € 10.00; free for children under 18 years of age accompanied by an adult. There are no entrance fees to be paid. Reservation is required. The guided tour service is activated upon reaching a minimum number of 10 participants. Contacts: Cell. +39 348 4559176.
Contact us to book a guided tour, for an afternoon full of emotions!