Four generations of the Ferrari family of Parma have carved, painted, strung, and dressed puppets by hand, and this free museum beside the Camera di San Paolo, on the ground floor of the Monastery of San Paolo, displays those and other marionettes from elsewhere in Italy. In each room, a little theater displays the marionettes, […]

Small enough to see the main sights on foot, but large enough to have lots of options; home to some interesting attractions but not overwhelming with a sightseeing to-do list; lots of cool shops and boutiques, and great food and wine. Parma is a city in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna famous for its architecture, music, art, prosciutto (ham), cheese and surrounding countryside. The city […]

Piccole Figlie Hospital is a hospital accredited with the Emilia-Romagna Region for 100 beds. He carries out surgery and internal medicine, with hospitalization or in Day Hospital. The outpatient activity offers 29 medical-health specialties with a wide range of services. The workforce is 241 overall, of which 107 employees, 110 doctors in the profession and […]

The University of Parma is a university in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It is organised in nine departments. As of 2016 the University of Parma has about 26,000 students. Organization The university is now divided into 9 departments. Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental SustainabilityDepartment of Economics and ManagementDepartment of Engineering and ArchitectureDepartment of Food […]

Barilla is an Italian multinational food company. It is the world’s largest pasta producer. The company was founded in 1877 as a bakery shop in Parma, Italy by Pietro Barilla Sr. The company expanded in 1908, and in 1910 Barilla inaugurated a new pasta factory equipped with a “continuous baking” oven. The Barilla family has been […]