Must do in Parma! Teatro Farnese is remarkable for Theatre lovers. You get a real feel for a Castle/Fortress.
This building reminded me of the brutalist architecture that was the vogue two and half centuries later. It is a very large building that also houses the copy of the Teatro Farnese, the National Gallery and a library.
The Museum at Palazzo della Pilot houses a very fine collection of early Roman artefacts along with some stunning Egyptian pieces. Free entry on Sundays?
Fascinating place to visit with interesting history. Centrally located so easy to combine with other cultural places.
The Piazza della Pilotta, who’s name derives from the game of pelota played at one time by Spanish soldiers stationed in Parma, sits in its beautiful grounds on the banks of the River Torrente Parma. It was once the home to the Farnese family from 1583 to 1622, it was badly…