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New tourist itineraries

A region rich in natural beauty, culture and gastronomy, Emilia Romagna sits around half an hour from Fidenza Village and houses a trove of treasures which showcase the very best of conscious, sustainable, all-Italian tourism.

Together with Destinazione Emilia, the Village offers a series of new tourist itineraries, created in collaboration with the Consorzio Promo Piacenza Emilia, which combine luxury open-air shopping with elevated, slow tourism experiences that take you off the beaten track. Plan your unique weekend getaway today.

Nature

Soak up the local history as you immerse yourself in nature with an e-bike ride along the medieval Via Francigena in Piacenza, or an invigorating hike in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. This UNESCO MaB Biosphere Reserve is home to abandoned villages dating back to the thirteenth century, as well as the singular mountain that is said to have inspired Dante’s vision of purgatory in his Divine Comedy.

  • 🆕 Discover the Val D'Arda

    Journey back through time as you discover the rolling hills of Val D’Arda and medieval Castell’Arquato, one of Italy’s one hundred most beautiful villages.

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  • 🆕 Discover Roccaferrara

    Explore the beautiful Cento Laghi Park and discover the village of Roccaferrara Superiore. Dating back to the thirteenth century, this abandoned village comes to life in the summertime.

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  • 🆕 Campotrera and the pietra di Bismantova

    Spend a day among the scenic wonders of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine National Park with its villages and fascinating fortresses. Discover the Pietra di Bismantova, which is said to have inspired Dante’s Purgatorio.

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Culture

Dive into the heritage of the region’s so-called ‘women's castles’, located between Parma, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia, and discover unique cultural gems including a replica of the Terracotta Army and the smallest gun in the world. While away the hours in Franco Maria Ricci's bamboo labyrinth, the largest labyrinth in the world, or in front of La Scapigliata, an enchanting unfinished painting attributed to Da Vinci, one of Parma’s many artistic treasures.

  • 🆕 Discover the women's catles around Piacenza

    Discover the stories and legends of mysterious castles, a collection of 500 ancient firearms, including the smallest gun in the world, and a replica of the famous Terracotta Army of Xian.

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  • 🆕 Discover the women's catles around Parma

    Embrace the splendour of the ‘Italian Versailles’, the Reggia di Colorno, before visiting Roccabianca and Fontanellato Castles, and ending the day exploring Franco Maria Ricci’s bamboo labyrinth – the largest of its kind in the world.

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  • 🆕 Discover the women's castles around Reggio Emilia

    Take a tour in the hills of Reggio, called the ‘Matilda lands’, and discover the legend of Matilda of Tuscany. Explore gullies, woods and villages full of stories. Plus, see the ruins of the Castle of Canossa and the Castle of Bianello, where she was crowned Vice-Queen of Italy.

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  • 🆕 Discover the wonders of Parma

    Spend a day among the wonders of the so-called ‘Little Capital’. From the spectacular Farnese theatre and La Scapigliata, believed to be the work of Da Vinci, to a tour through the narrow streets of the historic centre and food shops loved by gourmets, explore every attraction by bike, just like the locals!

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  • Domes Sightseeing Tour in Piacenza

    For a different perspective, the Andar per Cupole tour will reveal the hidden treasures of Piacenza and most fascinating domes of the city’s historic centre.

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  • A day like a Local in Parma

    A tour of the city on foot to discover its history and taste its delicacies as a true “local”.

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  • Discovering the land of Verdi

    From music to appetizers in a typical Verdi inn, where the maestro himself sipped a good glass of Lambrusco.

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  • The Castle of Soragna and the Parmigiano-Reggiano Museum

    Soak up the region’s culture and tastes with an excursion around La Rocca di Soragna and the Parmigiano-Reggiano Museum: this guided tour of the elegant ‘Rocca Meli Lupi’, rich in sumptuous paintings and decoration, can be followed by a visit to the museum dedicated to Parmigiano Reggiano with final tasting.

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  • The Castle of Fontanellato and the Bamboo Labyrinth

    Enter the splendid rooms of the magnificent Rocca Sanvitale with its frescoes by Parmigianino, and then lose yourself in the largest maze in the world made of bamboo. The Labirinto della Masone also houses the magnificent private art collection of the Italian publishing house Franco Maria Ricci.

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Taste

Embark on a gastronomic journey through the flavours of the region, where the kings of the Food Valley reside – Culatello di Zibello DOP, the King of Salami, and Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, the undisputed King of Cheese. Visit a traditional vinegar factory, find out how Lambrusco is made, and listen to the tales of the artisans behind Emilia’s exceptional products.

  • 🆕 Vin Santo of Vigoleno

    The crenelated walls of this medieval village provide the perfect viewpoint from which to admire its surrounding vineyards and panoramic landscapes. Immerse yourself in this cultural experience and take joy in tasting the delicious Vin Santo di Vigoleno fortified wine during a visit to its cellars.

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  • 🆕 A journey from culatello to parmigiano

    Spend a day sampling the Food Valley’s most-loved exports: Culatello di Zibello DOP, King of Salami, and Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, undisputed King of Cheeses. Then, end your day with an aperitif at Monte delle Vigne winery.

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  • 🆕 Balsamic Vinegar and Lambrusco

    Embark on an gastronomic journey through the green hills of Reggio, discovering the region’s rich red Lambrusco and traditional balsamic vinegar, and immerse yourself in an oasis of peace and relaxation.

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  • Food Valley Gourmet Tour

    Indulge yourself with a Gourmet Tour around the rolling hills of Parma: enjoy tastings of parmesan and prosciutto amidst the atmospheric setting of Torrechiara Castle.

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  • Culatello di Zibello Gourmet Tour

    Visit the Antica Corte Pallavicina and its famous cellars dating back to the thirteenth century (Culatelli dei Reali is favoured by HRH Prince Charles of Great Britain and HRH Prince Albert of Monaco), with a tasting of salumi to round off the tour.

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  • Culinary treasures of Reggio Emilia

    Visit a vinegar producer and find out how balsamic vinegar of Reggio Emilia is born. Afterwards, a wine tasting with an aperitif will await you at an artisanal producer of organic Lambrusco.

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  • Vintage Car Gourmet Tour

    Live La Dolce Vita and visit the hills of Torrechiara Castle in luxury Vintage cars. The tour also include a tasting experience of Parmesan Cheese and Parma Ham from traditional local producers.

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  • The Lowlander - Discover the timeless charm of the Bassa of Parma

    A group tour from Parma with a stop at Fidenza Village. This land (between the via Emilia and the Po River) is full of treasures, not least the Antica Corte Pallavicina with its renowned cellars of Culatello and the many celebrated Italian food and wine producers of this region.

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Additional Tours

On the border of the Emilia region

  • “Dallara Day” Motor Tour

    Visit the museum of the famous car manufacturer and, only for Fidenza Village customers, enjoy exclusive access to the construction process of the legendary Indycar racing in the United States, from the prototypes for Le Mans to the Formula 3 and Formula E series.

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  • “Ferrari Day” Motor Tour

    On the Ferrari Day tour enter the magical world of Formula racing; learn the history of the legendary Prancing Horse, and discover the other jewel of Modena, Balsamic Vinegar, over a tasting.

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  • Experience the power of Ferrari in the wonderful Italian Food Valley

    A test drive of a Ferrari F430 on the hills around the medieval village of Torrechiara. To conclude, taste the flavours typical of the area such as Parmigiano-Reggiano parmesan and the prosciutto of Parma.

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  • Cremona and its violins

    Walk through the city centre and take in the cathedral, Torrazzo, the Loggia dei Militi, and the unmissable Violin Museum with its unique collection of musical instruments by Antonio Stradivari.

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  • Enjoy a luxurious shopping experience

    With our shopping package, combining Gift Cards, luxury transport, lunch or dinner, savings and Hands-free Shopping.

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