Events and special guided tours: Easter and Easter Monday open the most beautiful decorated rooms of the castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza.
Between porcelain, velvets, musical instruments, brocades, tapestries, mirrors, here's how the aristocracy lived to the noble floors. In the kitchens, cellars and larders life of the countryside flowed between hearth, fireplace, rotisserie, corkscrew and tools.
What were once the most beautiful houses of nobles? Castles, forts, palaces, castles and stately homes were furnished with furniture and furnishings that reflect the taste of the owners and refined, princes, dukes, counts, marquises.
At Easter, Easter and spring months that invite to a trip out of town and summer gives clear days, and then during the year in the normal hours of opening of places of art, you can visit the 22 castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza with the spirit of the passionate antique that dwells in you, with the curiosity of peeking in the daily life of gentlemen and beautiful ladies, men will go in search of ancient weapons, jugs, old tools, the ladies look lustreranno admiring porcelain collections of fine Italian and European manufacturers, halls and living rooms richly decorated, mirrors and tapestries, and children will see they were the magnificent houses in which they lived and played their peers from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century, including toy theaters and steps secrets.
The Fortress of Bardi (60 km from Parma) perched on the cliff stands the Museum of Civilization Valligiana telling - before starting on the long walkways overlooking the valleys - as was the daily life of the Apennines. You can also see the new Museum of Wildlife and Poaching, in addition to the section on historical uniforms of the Alpini.
It tells a special story Compiano Castle (80 km from Parma) with the collection "Horizons Masonic" and the path in the Museum Raimondi Gambarotta with the Missal of 1749, manufactures Richard, candlesticks Limoges, petineuse and vanities.
The Castle of Scipione Pallavicino (43 km from Parma), surrounded by a picturesque medieval village on the beautiful hills halfway between Parma and Piacenza, enchants the Blue Lounge, with its collection of elegant fans, family and eighteenth-and nineteenth-century of precious porcelain antique Meissen and SÃ¨vres, but also for the magnificent dining table prepared "Russian" with the family service nineteenth century, with his arms and his initials. The event more: Easter and Easter Monday: "Family Memories", exhibition of various precious objects of everyday life, documents and photographs of the family Pallavicino, including some rare color shots made in the early years of the twentieth century.
Children: "The Mystery of the Missing Eggs", Monday, April 1, 2013 at 14.30, 15.30, 16.30: entertainment in the Castle and in the garden for children aged 4 to 11 years accompanied by parents.