Parma Travel Guide

Articles about Parma

By Aimee Lee Ball
Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme at hotels all over the world. But only in Japan will the morning meal offer dashi-maki tamago ...
By Gabriella De Ferrari
In early winter I travel with my good friend Aggie Gund along my favorite northern Italian route. This is where I came as a child with my parents, who went to their homeland to reencounter their beginnings. It is with this in mind that I return du...
By Christopher Petkanas
The people of Parma have such a high opinion of their city they think of themselves as Parmesans first and Italians second. This can be traced in fair amount to the native cucina, which they consider to be the best in the region (Parma is one of t...

Hotels in Parma

Vittorio Dalla Rosa Prati welcomes guests to his 14th-century hotel, a period-furnished seven-room guesthouse that overlooks the city's 900-year-old cathedral.

Restaurants in Parma

Say you knew some stylish, young, design-conscious Parmesans. And say they’d just redone an old farmhouse outside the city. Their eat-in kitchen might look like Croce di Malta. The concise menu (supple tortelli, fragile polpettine, silky Bavarian cream) changes daily.

Things to do in Parma

One of Italy's legendary opera houses; its season runs from January to mid-April.