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Parma Hillside Food Trail

Parma Hillside Food Trail

Don’t just visit the Parma hillside, taste it! Emilia is truly stunning! We will explore picture-postcard villages, vine-planted hillsides, rolling countryside and lots more. Parma hillside food trail is a mouthwatering showcase of artisan producers and foodies throughout the Parma hillside. History, art, legend and folklore form the perfect blend of adventure in Parma hillside…

Artemilia awarded with the 2019 Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor!

Artemilia awarded with the 2019 Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor!

The 2019 Certificate of Excellence award was given by TripAdvisor at the end of May and Artemilia Guided Tours turned out to be one of the winning businesses! We want to thank all our customers who have valued us so positively and assure them that we will continue to do everything possible to maintain the same level of excellence in the coming years…

Celebrate Easter 2019 with Artemilia!

Celebrate Easter 2019 with Artemilia!

Still don’t know how to celebrate Easter? Come and visit Parma, a small casket in the heart of Emilia Romagna! During the Easter weekend 2019, Artemilia offers six guided tours to discover the city of Parma off the beaten path. Discover Parma Barocca, the district of the Oltretorrente, the jewels hidden inside the monumental complex of the Pilotta and the great fresco masterpieces made by Correggio in Parma, for an unforgettable Easter…

FAI SPRING DAYS 2019 – XXVII EDITION

FAI SPRING DAYS 2019 – XXVII EDITION

On Saturday 23rd and Sunday March 24th 2019, FAI Spring Days are back, to bring Italians and foreigners to discover the heritage made of art, culture and history of our country once again. As always, the aim of the FAI Spring Days is to celebrate the artistic beauties, but also to contribute to the conservation and enhancement of the assets, through fundraising and registration to the Foundation. On the occasion of the FAI Spring Days XXVII edition, the qualified Tourist Guides of Artemilia will put their professionalism at disposal of the public by proposing two guided tours…

CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY WITH ARTEMILIA! – St. Joseph Fair in Parma

CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY WITH ARTEMILIA! – St. Joseph Fair in Parma

On March 19th St. Joseph is celebrated, a celebration that has its roots in popular tradition and that today 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, on the occasion of St. Joseph Fair, Artemilia is waiting for you to celebrate Father’s Day with a visit dedicated to the Church of the Holy Cross, a medieval treasure chest hidden in the Oltretorrente neighborhood…

GUIDED TOURS IN PARMA FOR THE 2019 CULTURE WEEK

GUIDED TOURS IN PARMA FOR THE 2019 CULTURE WEEK

The Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities and Tourism promotes the Culture Week this year again. The Culture Week is dedicated to the promotion of Italian museums and cultural sites, opening for 6 days the doors of museums, villas, monuments, archaeological areas, archives and state libraries throughout the national territory with free entrance fee. On Saturday 9th March and Sunday 10th March 2019, the Artemilia Tourist Guides will put their professionalism at the disposal of the public proposing two guided tours to discover…

SATURDAY AT THE PALACE – UNUSUAL GUIDED TOUR TO THE TOWN OF PARMA

SATURDAY AT THE PALACE – UNUSUAL GUIDED TOUR TO THE TOWN OF PARMA

The town of Parma is full of secrets and hidden treasures, unusual places or simply secluded and not normally open to the public. In correspondence with the “Domenica al Museo”, Palazzo Rangoni Farnese and Palazzo Ducale “del Giardino” the first Saturday of the month of March will open up to the public, offering citizens and tourists a unique opportunity to get to know places and illustrious characters of the history of Parma…

INTERNATIONAL TOURIST GUIDE DAY – 2019 EDITION

INTERNATIONAL TOURIST GUIDE DAY – 2019 EDITION

On February 21st each year around the world the International Tourist Guide Day is celebrated, established in 1990 by the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations. The qualified tourist guides of Artemilia will put their professionalism at the disposal of the public by offering three free guided tours on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February 2019…

DISCOVER PARMA WITH A LOCAL TOUR GUIDE!

DISCOVER PARMA WITH A LOCAL TOUR GUIDE!

Immerse yourself in the streets of the center, visit the places attended by locals, discover curiosities and anecdotes of a city rich in art, history and ancient traditions, so as to deserve the title of Capital of Italian Culture 2020! Walking through the streets of the center, the ancient capital of the Farnesian Duchy will surprise you with glimpses of rare beauty. Parma is one of the best known cities in the world for…

CORREGGIO AND PARMA GUIDED WALKING TOUR

CORREGGIO AND PARMA GUIDED WALKING TOUR

Have you ever heard of a painted garden hidden inside an ancient Benedictine convent? Come and discover the mysterious wonder of the Room of the Abbess and of the great fresco masterpieces made by Correggio in Parma. Every Saturday afternoon, Artemilia Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna offers a Parma walking tour dedicated to Antonio Allegri, the painter…

DISCOVER THE PILOTTA MONUMENTAL COMPLEX

DISCOVER THE PILOTTA MONUMENTAL COMPLEX

Have you ever wondered what lies behind the rough and austere walls of the Pilotta Monumental Complex, the Palace symbol of the ducal power of the Farnese in Parma which, following the disastrous bombing of 1944, today resembles an imposing “ruin” from the outside, located right in the heart of the city? Come and discover it with tourist guide of Artemilia Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna…

CELEBRATE SAINT HILARY WITH ARTEMILIA!

CELEBRATE SAINT HILARY WITH ARTEMILIA!

On January 13 2019, on the occasion of the feast of Saint Hilary, Artemilia awaits you in Parma with a guided tour suitable for young and old, art enthusiasts and simply curious, dedicated to the patron saint of the city. Come and discover the history of the Oratory of Saint Hilary, let yourself be fascinated by the legend and anecdotes of the saint’s life, from the “Pietra di Sant’Ilario” to the “Sweet Shoes”. We’ll wait for you!

Befana 2019: Celebrate Epiphany with Artemilia!

Befana 2019: Celebrate Epiphany with Artemilia!

Still do not know how to celebrate Epiphany? Come to Parma and discover the jewels of the National Gallery with Artemilia! On January 6, 2019 on the occasion of the Feast of Epiphany and the ‘Sunday at the museum’, Artemilia guided tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna awaits you in Pilotta with a guided tour dedicated to the day that, as the famous popular saying goes, “all the Feasts takes away”: Epiphany. Chasing a star…

Artemilia Christmas Gift Certificate

Artemilia Christmas Gift Certificate

Last minute gift ideas? Book your Artemilia Christmas Gift Certificate now! Looking for Christmas, Birthday,  Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day Gift ideas? Surprise the people you love with a gift they will always remember! Book a guided tour as a gift – give an experience that will become a great memory. The choices are really

Artemilia obtains TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018!

Artemilia obtains TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018!

Every year, at the end of May, TripAdvisor assigns a Certificate of Excellence to the best registered structures. A little over a year after our subscription on TripAdvisor, Artemilia Guided Tours is pleased to announce that the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018 has been obtained! A small great satisfaction which gives value to the hard

Food Tour: Discover Emilia… Taste the tradition!

Food Tour: Discover Emilia… Taste the tradition!

Discover Emilia Romagna with Artemilia with a tasteful Food Tour! Emilia Romagna Food Tour is an unforgettable experience among the unmistakable flavors and aromas of this beautiful area of Italy. With Artemilia you will have the opportunity to make a journey among Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Culatello of

Guercino and Pordenone as you’ve never seen before.

Guercino and Pordenone as you’ve never seen before.

Aprile in Piacenza will be a month full of surprises and exciting events! You will discover the masterpieces of Guercino and Pordenone seen closely, thanks to two paths of ascent to the Domes of the Cathedral and the Basilica of Santa Maria di Campagna, while the city comes alive with a series of interesting cultural

Celebrate Easter with Artemilia!

Celebrate Easter with Artemilia!

Still do not know how to celebrate Easter? Come with us to visit Parma, a small treasure chest in the heart of Emilia Romagna! A city full of history, architectural wonders, beautiful places and museums to visit. Be amazed by its immense cultural heritage, from the masterpieces of Romanesque architecture to the Museum Complex of

MERCANTEINFIERA SPRING 2018

MERCANTEINFIERA SPRING 2018

MERCANTEINFIERA SPRING 2018 Mercanteinfiera Spring Edition: A great appointment in spring in Parma, in the heart of Emilia and Italy, to choose from thousands of different styles, check market trends, discover new collections, reconcile business with a pleasant stay in the capital of the Food Valley, the city of cuisine but also of music and

T&O – Tourism & Outdoor

T&O – Tourism & Outdoor

T&O - Tourism & Outdoor First edition of a unique festival in the Italian trade fair scene, dedicated to experiential tourism, outdoor sports, recreational vehicles and all the useful accessories to make the experience en plein air unforgettable. Tourism & Outdoor is a dynamic format where the test experience takes on a central value for a

DISCOVER MODENA CITY TOUR

DISCOVER MODENA CITY TOUR

Discover Modena with Artemilia - Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna. Sunday 11 February 2018, Artemilia - Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna offers a guided tour through the heart of the historic center of Modena: Discover Modena. Guided tour to the town and its masterpieces. A walk through the winding streets of

DISCOVER PIACENZA

DISCOVER PIACENZA

DISCOVER PIACENZA – PIACENZA CITY TOUR Sunday 4th February 2018, Artemilia Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna offers a guided tour through the heart of Piacenza: Discover Piacenza. Visit to the town and its masterpieces. Remembered by travellers of the 18th century as the “Town of Palaces”, Piacenza is a town full of surprises.

VISIT CASTELL’ARQUATO

VISIT CASTELL’ARQUATO

Visit Castell'Arquato and discover the magic of one of the most beautiful villages in Italy with Artemilia Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna. Saturday 3rd  February 2018, Artemilia Guided Tours in Parma and Emilia Romagna offers a guided tour of the medieval village of Castell'Arquato. A corner of the Middle Ages still perfectly preserved

Enjoy Parma Food Walking Tour

Enjoy Parma Food Walking Tour

Enjoy Parma Food Walking Tour Experience Parma’s rich culture and fascinating history the best way possible – through its cuisine! We are parmesans who are wildly passionate about all the delicious food found around this world-famous and historical town. During this Parma food walking tour you will discover the history, art and culture of the

On the trail of Correggio with Artemilia Parma Guided Tours

On the trail of Correggio with Artemilia Parma Guided Tours

On the trail of Correggio with Artemilia Parma Guided Tours Saturday 20th January 2018, like every Saturday,  Artemilia – Parma Guided Tours  offers a guided tour dedicated to painter Antonio Allegri, nicknamed Correggio, who created some of his greatest masterpieces in Parma. The artist was celebrated during the Seventeenth Century for grace and naturalness, which

Discover the Pilotta Palace with a Parma Tour Guide

Discover the Pilotta Palace with a Parma Tour Guide

Discover the Pilotta Palace and its Museums with a Parma Tour Guide!  On Sunday February 4th 2018, on the occasion of the “Sunday at the Museum”, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month, Artemilia – Parma Tour Guides proposes a special tour dedicated

Discover Parma with a Parma Tour Guide!

Discover Parma with a Parma Tour Guide!

Discover Parma with a Parma Tour Guide! Every Sunday Artemilia Parma Tour Guides proposes a visit to the old town of Parma: “Discover Parma. Visit to the town and its masterpieces”. Visit to Piazza Duomo, with the Cathedral (inside) and the Baptistery (outside), Garibaldi Square, the Steccata, the Opera House and the Farnese Theatre (The

ROMAN PARMA

ROMAN PARMA

ROMAN PARMA - DISCOVERING THE ROMAN CISA. THE SELLA VALORIA The exhibition "Discovering the Roman Cisa. La Sella Valoria" opens: The Roman history of Parma, revolutionized by recent and important archaeological discoveries. In 2011 the discovery of a tiny mosaic tile revolutionized the Roman history of Parma: this is the identification of an ancient point

Verdi Festival 2017

Verdi Festival 2017

VERDI FESTIVAL 2017 Parma and Busseto, 28 September – 22 October 2017 A month full of concerts and events in Parma and Busseto. A chance to discover the history and the spirit of Parma, the life of Verdi and Toscanini through the places associated with their music. Enjoy an amazing tour in the Maestro’s land.

Borgotaro Porcini Mushroom Fair

Borgotaro Porcini Mushroom Fair

Borgotaro Porcini Mushroom Fair The Borgotaro Porcini Mushroom Fair (Fiera del Fungo di Borgotaro) was founded in 1975 by an idea of the members of the Imbriani company. Born with the aim of bringing funds to society through volunteer work, it has turned into a fixed appointment for Porcini Mushroom lovers. The Festival is an

Albareto Porcini Mushroom Fair

Albareto Porcini Mushroom Fair

Albareto Porcini Mushroom Fair Three days to celebrate the perfumed product of the Parma Apennines! A unique 3 days fair around the mouthwatering Porcini Mushrooms, gathering to Albareto foodies from all over Italy. Good food but also music and fun, stands selling mushrooms of all kinds and shapes and special menus for visitors in local

NOVEMBER PORC

NOVEMBER PORC

November Porc: the taste of pork in the Bassa Parmense   November porc…During the month of November, the most yummy event in Italy in Giuseppe Verdi’s and Guareschi’s land, 4 villages in 4 weekends and a star: the pork. Where: Sissa, Trecasali, Polesine Parmense, Zibello e Roccabianca. When: from November 1st to November 26th 2017

FESTIVAL DEL PROSCIUTTO

FESTIVAL DEL PROSCIUTTO

Festival del Prosciutto has come around again! The Parma Ham Festival  is a date with culture, taste and tradition (from September 2nd to September 10th 2017 and on September 16th and 17th 2017). A big party, at its 20th edition, to know and taste the Ham of Parma and appreciate the beauty of the places

NEL SEGNO DEL GIGLIO

NEL SEGNO DEL GIGLIO

The green “Nel segno del Giglio” It was in 1993 when this event came to life. Not long ago the restoration of the ancient Reggia di Colorno had been completed and the Park was gradually returning to its ancient, lost magnificence. The immense effort made by the Province of Parma to restore dignity to the

the Festival of contemporary creativity is back in Parma for the second time

the Festival of contemporary creativity is back in Parma for the second time

Parma 360 Festival of contemporary creativity After the success of the first edition, the Festival of contemporary creativity is back in Parma for the second time: a 360° view on contemporary italian creativity and to the new one coming up. From April 1st to May 14th, in different public and private spaces in town, exhibitions,

Discover the Food Museums of the Parma Province

Discover the Food Museums of the Parma Province

On Wednesday March 1st, 2017, all Food Museums of the Parma Province open after winter break! The Food Museums of the Parma province are a network dedicated to the typical products of the territory, a project that gives the chance to discover centuries of tradition aimed to create high quality food. The Food Museums form

In Parma with Toscanini

In Parma with Toscanini

In Parma with Toscanini March 25th, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of Arturo Toscanini’s birth  and the Municipality of Parma intends to celebrate this important anniversary with a calendar of activities and initiatives carried out in collaboration with regional, national and international organizations, foundations and institutions. “In Parma, with Toscanini” is an intense programme of

ENJOY PARMA FOOD TOUR

ENJOY PARMA FOOD TOUR

Enjoy Parma Food Tour Experience Parma’s rich culture and fascinating history the best way possible – through its cuisine! We are parmesans who are wildly passionate about all the delicious food found around this world-famous and historical town. During this Parma guided walking tour you will discover the history, art and culture of the “Little

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma Guided Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma Guided Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma Guided Tour On Sunday 2nd April 2017, on the occasion of the “Sunday at the Museum”, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month, Artemilia Parma Tour Guides proposes a special tour dedicated to one of the

Discover Parma’s treasures with Artemilia Parma Guided Tours

Discover Parma’s treasures with Artemilia Parma Guided Tours

Discover Parma’s Treasures with Artemilia Parma Guided Tours! “Sunday at the Museum” is back, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month. On this occasion, meant to promote the Italian historical, artistic and cultural heritage, Artemilia Parma Guided Tours proposes a special tour to discover

Discover Parma with Artemilia Parma Tour Guides

Discover Parma with Artemilia Parma Tour Guides

Every Sunday (excluding the first Sunday of each month) Artemilia Parma Tour Guides proposes a visit to the old town of Parma: “Discover Parma. Visit to the town and its masterpieces”. Visit to Piazza Duomo, with the Cathedral (inside) and the Baptistery (outside), Garibaldi Square, the Steccata, the Opera House and the Farnese Theatre. Come

Guercino in Piacenza

Guercino in Piacenza

GUERCINO IN PIACENZA from 4 March to 4 June 2017 A major event will celebrate the memory of this seventeenth-century artist, a native of the region: an exhibition at Palazzo Farnese and the unique experience of climbing inside the dome of Piacenza Cathedral to admire Guercino’s frescos. Artemilia takes this opportunity to propose a special tour specifically

Discover Parma with Artemilia Parma Tour Guides

Discover Parma with Artemilia Parma Tour Guides

Every Sunday (excluding the first Sunday of each month) Artemilia Parma Tour Guides proposes a visit to the old town of Parma: “Discover Parma. Visit to the town and its masterpieces”. Visit to Piazza Duomo, with the Cathedral (inside) and the Baptistery (outside), Garibaldi Square, the Steccata, the Opera House and the Farnese Theatre. Come

Discover Parma’s Treasures – Parma City Tour

Discover Parma’s Treasures – Parma City Tour

Discover Parma’s Treasures – Parma City Tour “Sunday at the Museum” is back, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month. On this occasion, meant to promote the Italian historical, artistic and cultural heritage, Artemilia Parma Tour Guides proposes a special Parma City Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma City Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma City Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma City Tour On Sunday 5th March 2017, on the occasion of the “Sunday at the Museum”, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month, Artemilia Parma Tour Guides proposes a special tour dedicated to one of the

Discover Parma. Visit to the town and its masterpieces

Discover Parma. Visit to the town and its masterpieces

Discover Parma – Parma City Tour Every Sunday (excluding the first Sunday of each month) Artemilia – Parma Tour Guides proposes a visit to the old town of Parma: “Discover Parma. Visit to the town and its masterpieces”. Visit to Piazza Duomo, with the Cathedral (inside) and the Baptistery (outside), Garibaldi Square, the Steccata, the

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma Tour

The Pilotta Palace and its Museums – Parma Tour On Sunday 5th February 2017, on the occasion of the “Sunday at the Museum”, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month, Artemilia – Parma Tour Guides proposes a special tour dedicated to one of

Discover Parma’s treasures – Parma Tour

Discover Parma’s treasures – Parma Tour

Discover Parma’s treasures – Parma Tour “Sunday at the Museum” is back, the MIBACT initiative which provides free entrance to state museums ad archeological sites every first Sunday of the month. On this occasion, meant to promote the Italian historical, artistic and cultural heritage, Artemilia – Parma Tour Guides proposes a special tour to discover

Verdi Festival

Verdi Festival

Every year, in October, the Verdi Festival celebrates the Maestro born in Roncole di Busseto, in the province of Parma, at the Regio Theatre of Parma and in Verdi's lands. All through the length of the Festival there are many events and also side events in town. CALENDAR OF THE VERDI FESTIVAL 2016 Regio theatre October

CASEIFICI APERTI

CASEIFICI APERTI

A weekend with tradition, flavour and handmaking it's what awaits visitors going to the Open cheese factories on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 of October in more than 50 dairies of the land where Parmigiano Reggiano is made. Live your experience, buy some Parmigiano Reggiano and share your tour with the hashtag #CaseificiAperti Open doors

Discover the “Oltretorrente”

Discover the “Oltretorrente”

The “Oltretorrente” has always been the most popular and typical suburb of Parma. Hamlet connected to the town by an old stone bridge since Roman times, over the centuries this area was taken up by hospitals, military camps, convents and people of different nationalities. It is the most bohemian area of the town, able to

Festival del Prosciutto

Festival del Prosciutto

The Parma Ham Festival has come around again! A date with culture, taste and tradition (August 30th – September 11th 2016) A big party, at its 19th edition, to know and taste the Ham of Parma and appreciate the beauty of the places where it’s created! A chance to visit the factories keeping open doors and