Best Things To Do in Parma

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Parma, Italy

Must see places in Parma ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Parma and point of interests to visit.

  1. Cattedrale Di Parma

    #1 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Cattedrale Di Parma

    Tags: Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Piazza del Duomo, Parma, 43100, Italy

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Probably a basilica might have existed on the same site back in 6th century, but was abandoned later on. In 1106, the sight was turned to a cathedral, popularly known as Parma Cathedral. It is perhaps...Read more

  2. Battistero Parma

    #2 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Battistero Parma

    Tags: Tourist Center, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Piazza del Duomo, Parma, 43100, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:45 pm Details

    Overshadowing the cathedral of Parma, this pink-colored stone baptistery in octagonal shape cannot ignore your attention. Popularly known as Battistero (in Italina), it is situated on the south side o...Read more

  3. Parco Ducale

    #3 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Parco Ducale

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Garden, Park

    Address: Located in the historic center, 10 minutes walk from Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, Italy

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Situated along the west bank of Parma river, this huge garden once belonged to Ottavio Farnese, the Duke of Parma and Piacenza. The Duke turned the place into a park for one of his villas. However, af...Read more

  4. Magnani-Rocca Foundation

    #4 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Magnani-Rocca Foundation

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Via Fondazione Magnani Rocca 4 43029 Mamiano of Traversetolo, Parma, 43029

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The foundation was established in 1977 by the will of Luigi Magnani. The main aim behind the establishment of the foundation was to promote art and culture for the growth of civil society. At present,...Read more

  5. Galleria Nazionale

    #5 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Galleria Nazionale

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Tourist Center

    Address: Piazzale della Pilotta, 5, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Between 17th century and 18th century, the famous collection of artworks, precious belongings, paintings and coins of the Farnese family were shifted from Rome to Parma and was first displayed in this...Read more

  6. Camera Di San Paolo

    #6 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Camera Di San Paolo

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Piazza della Pilotta, 15, 43100 Parma PR, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Behind the Chiesa di San Ludovico, on Via Melloni, Camera di San Paola, an old Benedictine Convent is located. The entrance guides you into 2 single rooms, belonged to the abbess. These two rooms were...Read more

  7. Piazza Garibaldi

    #7 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Piazza Garibaldi

    Tags: Square

    Address: Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Right at the center of the city stands the Piazza Garibaldi. It is a prominent square of the city and one of the best places to meet up with friends. Considered as the most beautiful piazza, the squar...Read more

  8. Chiesa Di Santa Maria Della Steccata

    #8 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Chiesa Di Santa Maria Della Steccata

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Piazza Steccata 9, off Via Dante near Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, 43100, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    It is a 16th century old church, located near Piazza Garibaldi. The highlighting feature of the church is the dome. According to locals, it is one of the most recognizable domes of Parma. When you vis...Read more

  9. Monastero Di San Giovanni Evangelista

    #9 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Monastero Di San Giovanni Evangelista

    Tags: Art And Culture, Tourist Center, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Piazzale San Giovanni, 1, Parma PR, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This monastery was founded in 980AD and is considered as the most important monastic of Parma. It establishment had played a significant role in terms of charity and culture, for the city. Want to kno...Read more

  10. Museo Di Glauco Lombardi

    #10 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Museo Di Glauco Lombardi

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Tourist Center

    Address: Palace Reserve Strada G. Garibaldi, 15, 43121, Parma

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    To learn about the history and art of Parma, visit the grand Museo di Glauco Lombardi. History says, the museum was born from the idea and the will of Glauco Lombardi. He was an antique dealer and an ...Read more

  11. Antica Spezieria Di San Giovanni

    #11 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Antica Spezieria Di San Giovanni

    Tags: Museum, Tourist Center, Specialty Shop

    Address: Antica Spezieria di San Giovanni, BorgoPipa, 1/A – 43100 Parma

    Timings: 08:30 am - 02:00 pm Details

    It is the pharmacy that was set up by Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista. It is considered as the first apothecary’s shop within the abbey. It was the place for production of medicine that wa...Read more

  12. Palazzo Ducale

    #12 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Palazzo Ducale

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Monument, Palace

    Address: All'internodel Parco Ducale, Via Melloni, Parma, Italy, IT

    Timings: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Details

    When you are going to visit Parc Ducale, your attention will definitely fall on Palazzo Ducale. It is an impressive historical monument with awe-strucking features that are bound to hold your gaze for...Read more

  13. I I Castellodei Burattini- Museo Giordano Ferrari

    #13 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    I I Castellodei Burattini- Museo Giordano Ferrari

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Via Melloni, 3a, 43100 Parma PR, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Also known as the Castle of the Puppets, this museum exhibits puppets, and other props and you cannot give a miss to it. Located in the historical complex of the monastery of St. Paul, the credit for ...Read more

  14. Chiesadella Santissima Annunziata

    #14 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Chiesadella Santissima Annunziata

    Tags: Church, Tourist Center, Monastery

    Address: Strada Imbriani - 4 - Parma - PR - 43125

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    History says the original monastery church of Santissima Annuziata was known as Basilica of Paradise. The famous Italian architecture Giovan Battista Fornovo in collaboration with Vignola (architectur...Read more

  15. Museo Bochhi

    #15 of 348 Things To Do in Parma
    Museo Bochhi

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Tourist Center

    Address: Strada Cairoli (Palazzo Sanvitale), 43100, Parma, Italy

    Timings: 10:30 am - 01:00 pm Details

    The museum holds exclusive collection of artwork created by Amedeo Bocchi. He is 20th century born Parma artists whose paintings symbolize Gustav Klimt. Here, you get to see all form of artworks of Bo...Read more

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Top Parma Activities And Tours

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  • Half day Parma Food Tour
    Half day Parma Food Tour9 Reviews

    Duration: Flexible

    A journey to discover Parma and its traditions to get to know the culinary traditions for which this area is famous during th...

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  • Small-group food tour with tasting: Parmesan cheese and Parma ham
    Small-group food tour with tasting: Parmesan cheese and Parma hamNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    Hop on aTasty shuttlebus and discover the finest Parma products in one day! Visit Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Parma ham fa...

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  • Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Tasting Tour
    Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Tasting Tour7 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Enter a world of parmigiano-reggiano cheese on a 2-hour visit to a Parma 'caseficio' (cheese factory). Watch the cheese maker...

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  • Save 7% 2-hour Parma Ham Farm Tour and Tasting Tour
    2-hour Parma Ham Farm Tour and Tasting TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Visit a Parma Ham producer and the learn the secrets of his production. Taste some cold cuts combined with local wine and enj...

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  • Palazzo delle Poste

    Via Melloni, Parma

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata

    Piazza della Steccata

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Parmacom SRL

    Strada del Consorzio 10

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Portici Del Grano

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Camera del Correggio

    Via Melloni 3

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Piazza Prampolini

    Piazza Prampolini

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Bar Laghi Valpratonera

    Via Pratonera 1

    Lakes
  • Il Lago SAS di Canevari Romano e C.

    Via Murri 10

    Lakes
  • Fonderia Metalli Taddei di Iotti Domenico & C. SAS

    Via F.Laghi 14

    Lakes
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  • Museo Archeologico Nazionale

    Piazza della Pilotta 5

    Museums
  • Casa della Musica

    Piazzale San Francesco 1

    Museums
  • Museo Glauco Lombardi

    Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi 15

    Museums
  • Museo Casa Natale Arturo Toscanini

    Borgo Rodolfo Tanzi 13

    Museums
  • Orto Botanico

    Strada Luigi Carlo Farini 90

    Museums
  • Storica Spezieria di San Giovanni

    Borgo Pipa 1

    Museums
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  • C. And S. SRL

    Via Zoboli 2

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
  • I e Park di Munari Corrado C SNC

    Via Don Borghi

    Amusement Parks
  • Preston & Barbieri

    Via Cocchi 19

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
  • Parmaland

    Via Castello 2

    Amusement Parks
  • Across SRL Gestione Aree Divertimento PARCHI DIVERTIMENTO ACQUATICI

    Via Danubio 13

    Amusement Parks
  • Soli SRL Costruzioni Per Luna Park LUNA PARK SPETTACOLI VIAGGIANTI ATTREZZATURE

    Via Raffaello Sanzio 47

    Amusement Parks
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  • Roadhouse Grill

    Viale delle Esposizioni 3

    Steakhouses Bars
  • Teatro Regio

    Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi 11

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Music and Show Venues
  • Tempi Moderni

    Viale Piacenza 27

    Pizza Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Tapas Pub

    Strada Massimo d'Azeglio 67

    Bars Restaurants
  • Jamaica Pub Parma

    Via Reggio 41

    Pizza Bars
  • Le Malve

    Via Farini 12

    Pizza Bars
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  • Ente di Gestione Per I Parchi e La Biodiversità - Emilia Occidentale

    Via Olma 2

    Natural Parks
  • Masone SRL Unipersonale

    Località Casalbarbato 125

    Natural Parks
  • Ente di Gestione Per I Parchi e La Biodiversita - Emilia Occidentale

    Località Salsominore Centro 14

    Natural Parks
  • Ente di Gestione Per I Parchi e La Biodiv. Em.Occid

    Via Capanna 1

    Natural Parks
  • Vivaio Forestale Scodogna

    Strada Nazionale Ovest 28

    Natural Parks
  • Marmirolo - Oasi Wwf

    Via della Repubblica 12

    Natural Parks
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  • Parco Renzo Martini

    Via Dall' Argine 8

    Dog Parks
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  • Lido Po

    Beaches
  • Daolio Riva Margherita

    Via S. Bernardino 62

    Beaches
  • Morris Profumi SPA

    Via Maretto 13

    Beaches
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  • Fly SRL

    Strada Baganzola 32

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Federazione Italiana della Caccia

    Via Ceno 5

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Ingropesca

    Strada A. Saffi 80

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Cl Sport Caccia e Pesca

    Via Gonzaga 12

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Pesca Sport Dollo

    Via dei Gonzaga 5

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Eden Sport di Salati Massimo

    Strada della Cisa 277

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Stadio Ennio Tardini

    Viale Partigiani d'Italia 1

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Stadio XXV Aprile di Parma

    Via del Popolo

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • PalaCiti

    Via Lazio 5

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Palasport 'Bigì

    Via Guasco 8

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Luigi Zaffanella Stadium

    Via Manfrassina 90

    Stadiums and Arenas
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