Soragna is a small village lying placidly in Parma, surrounded by fields and surrounded by small villages with typical slow atmosphere of the villages than once. If winter seems to disappear in the mist, shines in spring and summer colors and is filled with nuances.
Many tourists every year decide to Soragna, dedicated to the discovery of Rocca Meli Lupi, one of the most interesting castles of the circuit Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza: it is a building of the fifteenth century building, although the presence of the family in the area is very oldest, which was gradually transformed into a splendid mansion and that continues to be the private residence of the Family Meli Lupi open to the public for guided tours. With its late Baroque furniture, frescoes to important signatures, by Cesare Baglione to Nicholas Abbot, plasters, the Chapel, the family, and the view of the lush park, the Soragna Fortress is one of those wonders difficult to Italian forget.
But beyond that, the visit to Soragna offers an insight into the Jewish culture in Italy thanks to the presence of the Synagogue and the Jewish Museum "Fausto Levi", visited with the guide, not to mention interesting and original insights of the Museum of Parmigiano Reggiano and Museum of Rural Life: In the first, which belongs to the Museum of Food circuit, you learn the stages of production of the famous cheese in the world, with an excursus from ancient times to today between production and marketing, in the second you see the precious artefacts of a rural world long gone and for many - especially the younger ones - completely unknown but absolutely fascinating.
Excellent hospitality of restaurants and taverns in the village, where you can eat the delicious homemade cuisine and traditional. Nothing is missing for a pleasant day in Soragna, not to mention that the country is halfway between Parma, a city of art, and Busseto, land of Giuseppe Verdi.
For information, reservations, travel tips:
Tourist Office of Soragna
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