Discover the Oltretorrente, Parma 2021

Discover the Oltretorrente, Parma 2021


The Oltretorrente has always been the most popular and typical district of Parma. Township connected to the city by an ancient stone bridge, the Oltretorrente has welcomed hospital structures, military camps, convents and inhabitants of different geographical origins since the Middle Ages.

Discover the events that led to the formation of the medieval quarter, from the flooding of the Parma torrent to the birth of Rodolfo Tanzi’s hospital amid rivalries, neighborhood disputes and heated legal disputes.

Get to know the characters that animated the ancient medieval quarter, the scene of religious turmoil, social unrest and political experimentation. Admire the architectural jewels of the Farnesian era and the important building and urban interventions of the nineteenth century.

The Oltretorrente is today the most bohemian place in the city of Parma, capable of surprising for its kaleidoscopic spirit and for the artistic treasures that this area off the beaten tourist itineraries contains.

Discover the history, curiosities and anecdotes of one of the most suggestive and least known neighborhoods of the city of Parma. We are waiting for you!

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Discover the Oltretorrente

Parma 2021

Every day at 10.00 am and 3.00 pm

Duration 2 hours and 15 minutes

Meeting at the Roman bridge – Piazza Ghiaia

Reservations required. The booking of the morning visit must be made by 7.00 pm on the day before the visit. The booking of the afternoon visit must be made by 12.00 am on the day of the visit

Rates: € 15 adults, € 8 from 8 to 17 years, free for children under 8 years of age. 10% discount for Parma Card holders

The guided tour service will be activated upon reaching the minimum number of 4 participants

It is possible, on request, to book a private visit with a guide available exclusively to your group/family; contact the secretariat for availability and costs

It is mandatory to wear a mask and keep the minimum interpersonal distance of 1 meter between the participants, except for people who, according to current regulations, are not subject to interpersonal distancing (e.g. families)

Info and reservations

+39 348 4559176