Along the Po river, from the violets to the violins

Jun 14, 2021 340

Two of the most beautiful Italian art cities, Parma and Cremona, are only at 1 hour of car or train far. An ideal destination for a trip in autumn season! First Parma, for those who are coming from Rome. You can visit the town preparing to become the Italian Capital of Culture 2020.

Stendhal paid it tribute in the pages of “The Chartreuse of Parma” (original: La Chartreuse de Parme) and Marcel Proust, years before, in his “Swann’s Road” (Du côté de chez Swann): although he had never visited it, had imagined Parma “Sweet, smooth and mauve colour“. 

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