Parma is home to the gastronomic treasure of authentic cured ham, the Prosciutto di Parma. It also boasts the grandiose Pilotta Palace with the unique Farnese theatre and Art Gallery which contains remarkable paintings by Cima da Conegliano, Carracci, Correggio, and Parmigianino. In the beautiful main square, the 11th century Duomo is dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the magnificently frescoed dome is by Correggio. Also, not to be missed; the pink-marbled octagonal Baptistery, the Church of San Giovanni Evangelista (c. XVI) and the Camera di San Paolo – both with stunning frescoes by Correggio.
You’ll have enough time to learn about the rich history of the sports car manufacturer and how they took racing by storm. Various models will be on display, as well as the numerous trophies Ferrari won over the years. At the end of the tour, you’ll be able to purchase souvenirs from the official store.
Modena is a beautiful city that is often overlooked. It has countless masterpieces to be discovered along with its exquisite cuisine. Explore Modena’s town centre and the beautiful Romanesque Cathedral – known for its striking west facade which has exceptional sculptures in relief by the master Wiligelmo – see the “Ghirlandina” tower, and the Piazza Grande which have been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1997.
The great artistic legacy of the Renaissance age can be admired all over Ferrara. It is a perfect blend of the past co-existing with the present. Thanks to its beauty and cultural importance, the sites are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Visitors can delve into the great past of the powerful Este family by visiting the Este Castle, the Schifanoia Palace, the Este Tomb, the Cathedral and Cathedral museum, and the core of the medieval city.