Private Walking Tour in Parma with an Expert Guide

Private Walking Tour in Parma with an Expert Guide

While Parma is renowned for its gastronomy, visitors to the city will be treated to a feast of splendid architecture, museums, music, plus a treasure trove of art. Situated between Bologna and Milan, it draws far fewer crowds than the big-name destinations, yet boasts remarkable architecture and artwork. On this 2.5-hour private tour, your guide will reveal highlights that recall Parma's glorious past.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista, Piazzale San Giovanni 1, 43121, Parma Italy

Your private guided tour with a local expert begins at the Church of St. John the Evangelist featuring a beautiful marble Baroque facade. Dating back to medieval times, the church was completely rebuilt in the 15th century showcasing a Renaissance interior decorated by Correggio and Parmigianino, some of the finest artists of that time.

Pass By: Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata (Madonna della Steccata), Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 43121, Parma Italy

Your tour continues on to the intriguing 16th-century Basilica of Santa Marta della Steccata, before heading to Palazzo della Pilotta, a colossal complex that houses the National Gallery with its stunning collection of artwork.

Pass By: Teatro Regio, Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi 16a, 43121, Parma Italy

Leaving the Duomo, your next stop is the prestigious Teatro Regio, which embodies Parma's rich music tradition. Built in Neoclassical style - as evident in its facade with a portico of ten Ionic columns - it was commissioned by Duchess Marie Louise Habsburg, the second wife of Napoleon, who was granted the duchy of Parma in 1816. Teatro Regio today offers a solid calendar of distinguished cultural events, including the annual Verdi Festival, which has gained international recognition.


Pass By: Palazzo della Pilotta, Piazzale della Pilotta, 43121, Parma Italy

Your tour continues on to the intriguing 16th-century Basilica of Santa Marta della Steccata, before heading to Palazzo della Pilotta, a colossal complex that houses the National Gallery with its stunning collection of artwork.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"- Italy is an ancient country with old streets. If your group includes a wheelchair or a guest with mobility issues, you must contact Walks prior to the tour to ensure this tour can be navigated safely."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"



Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: San Giovanni Evangelista, Piazzale S. Giovanni, 1, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Local guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee (should you wish to enter a site)
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

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