Saint John’s Eve in Parma: tortelli and magic dewdrops

2020-03-03T12:51:05+01:00

Saint John's Eve in Parma is really special: on the night of June 23rd friends, families and communities gather around outdoor tables to eat tortelli d’erbetta and be blessed by the night dew which – just for once - is supposed to be both beneficial and lucky. Why on this [...]

Saint John’s Eve in Parma: tortelli and magic dewdrops2020-03-03T12:51:05+01:00

The Teatro Farnese in Parma: a tale of ambition

2020-03-03T12:51:06+01:00

If you visit Parma, you can’t miss one its main attractions: the stunning Teatro Farnese inside the imposing Pilotta Palace. Ranuccio I Farnese, duke of Parma 1592-1622 It was a court theatre and when the Duke of Parma Ranuccio I Farnese had it built in 1618 (only two [...]

The Teatro Farnese in Parma: a tale of ambition2020-03-03T12:51:06+01:00