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Parma Guide


Parma is a city in the region of Emilia-Romagna, in Italy. The fine countryside and the architecture of the buildings found throughout the city are the most famous aspects of Parma. To travel around Parma and its surrounding towns and countryside, it is best to hire a car. Book cheap car hire in Parma online, and in advance of travel, to get the cheapest available prices. 

Explore Parma

Within Parma tourists should definitely visit the Romanesque Cathedral (pictured above). It houses two remarkable sculptures;  the Benedetto Antelami (12th Century) and the Antonio da Correggio (16th Century). Another great place to visit is the Baptistery, adjacent to the cathedral.

The University of Parma, one of the oldest universities in the world is found here. The Palazzo della Pilotta is the location for the Academy of Fine Arts and the School of Parma. It also houses the National Gallery, Palatine Library, Farnese Theatre, Archaeological Museum, and the Bodoni Museum.

The Ducal Palace is another site for tourists to visit when exploring Parma. It was constructed in 1561 by Duke Ottavio Farnese. In the 17th and 18th centuries, it was enlarged and refurbished, and today includes the Palazzo Eucherio Sanvitale which contains an abundance of decorations dating from the 16th century. A large fortress called the Citadella also attracts a lot of tourists here.


Parma Airport is the nearest Airport to Parma, located only 10 minutes drive North. Car hire suppliers operating from desks in the arrival's hall are Hertz, Europcar and Sixt Italia Rent. For more options search and compare prices online with us, and we'll find you the perfect car from over forty suppliers. Shuttle services also operate from the airport into Parma. Book in advance to secure a seat.

Walking and cycling is popular in Parma, as most of the attractions are close together and the roads and pavements are flat. However, if you would like to travel out of Parma and into the Italian countryside then we highly advise you to book car hire, as public services do not operate on smaller country roads.

Trains also operate from Parma Railway Station to and from Milan and Bologna.


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