Parma is a city in central-northern Italy. It is well known for its hams and cheeses, which are valued highly across the world. The city is mostly residential, with a small downtown the principle tourist draw. The central Piazza Duomo is home to Parma’s cathedral and baptistery, which are beautiful and worth a visit. Other interesting sites include the Glauco Lombardi Museum, which follows the ... read more
life of Maria Luigia, who was the Duchess of Parma and a wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, and the Regio Theatre, a world famous opera house. The thing to do in the city, however, is eat. Indulge in Parma ham and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese in beautiful countryside settings, and top it off with Lambrusco, a local sparkling wine.