what to do
Chiara and Stefano are going to suggest you the following destinations for trips on the edge of town, thanks to which you can enrich your stay at the bed & breakfast il pozzo e la macina (the well and the millstone).
Plan your holiday and a costumized tour!
So you will discover that you can easily reach Parma, the Ligurian Sea, some seaside resorts and nature reserves from Bardi; you can also walk along ancient routes, relax at spa centers, visit superb castles, do the wild shopping and much more than this!
You can also characterize your travel by sports and cultural activities or relaxation, thanks to wine-gastronomic stops to discover true Emilian delicatessen: from Parmigiano Reggiano to Prosciutto di Parma (raw ham), from Porcino di Borgotaro (boletus mushroom) to Culatello di Zibello (raw ham), from black Truffle to Lambrusco wine…
The owners of the bed & breakfast, experts in the tourist sector, will help you,with pleasure, to plan your ideal program!
Chiara, as a licensed tour guide will lead you to the Bardi Castle or Ettore Guatelli Museum.
On the web-site www.bookyouritaly.it by Travel-Lab T.O. & D.M.C., which is our tour operator, you can immediately book your tour! If you do not need the transfer because you have your own car, or if you need a change in the itinerary, because you already stay at our bed and breakfast, please, send us and e-mail!
You can choose the half day or the full day private and exclusive trip and we can arrange it for you!
Have a look, choose, customize and book your holiday in Parma and its Valleys!
About 60 kms from Parma, in the upper Ceno Valley, near the confluence of the homonymous river and the Noveglia creek, you will discover an untouched setting, where you will visit a special dairy factory and an impressive castle BOOK NOW!
Two valleys, controlled by two strongholds, which were owned by only one family, whose princes always supported the Emperor’s power, over the centuries, and in so doing they received privileges and honors. A fantastic lunch with local recipes will enrich your day! BOOK NOW!
Discovering two symbols along the so-called food-valley: Torrechiara Castle and a panoramic winery, producing wine from the local grapes covering the nearby gentle hills. BOOK NOW!
A daily trip completely dedicated to the pleasures of palates: from Parmigiano Reggiano to Parmesan Delicatessen Products, from local wines to Balsamic Vinegar, by discovering small villages and nature. BOOK NOW!
An unconventional walking city-tour, through the Italian Creative UNESCO City for Gastronomy, dotted with stops in order to admire its most important monuments and taste some of its local specialties; a perfect combination between art and flavors. BOOK NOW!
A full-day art tour discovering the small village of Fontanellato, famous for its Castle surrounded by a moat and the nearby bamboo Labyrinth which houses a rich art collection. BOOK NOW!
Walking and smelling the awesomeness of ancient cellars with thousands of Culatelli to get inspired learning the local art of rolling pin (mattarello) to make fresh pasta Meeting with a licensed tour guide in Parma. Transfer, by private car/minivan, to Polesine Parmense, a small village on the Po riverbanks, well-known for its castle, belonged to the powerful Pallavicino family. Visit to its kitchen-garden, courtyard, frescoed rooms and old cellars for the maturing of Culatello BOOK NOW!
The comparison between the taste in the Renaissance period as well as the use to decorate castles with typical grotesques and the contemporary brands shown in an elegant outlet. BOOK NOW!
A jump into the past in the elegant Salsomaggiore historical centre, a spa town well -known for its art nouveau style. BOOK NOW!
Discovering a mansion where Napoleon Bonaparte lived together with his wife Marie Louise of Austria and plunging into a cellar which smells of the humidity and the fog of the Po river. BOOK NOW!
About 10 kilometers southwest from Parma, between the Baganza Valley and the Regional Park “Carrega Forest”, you will meet history, art and traditional flavors of noble families. BOOK NOW!
Visiting Busseto and Roncole Verdi, the symbolic villages where the Italian composer spent part of his life, combining history and art, with the tradition of making Culatello, then aged in an ancient building dating back to XVII century. BOOK NOW!
Discovering Parma and its surroundings slowly, thanks to a bike food tour, which will allow you to visit a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory and a Balsamic Vinegar factory. BOOK NOW!
Getting lost in an unusual collection kept in an old farm in a hilly area, and enjoying a picnic among vineyards, discovering a winery, which combines tradition and technology. BOOK NOW!
The combination of an important art collection kept in an elegant mansion, and a ham factory where you will be surrounded by unforgettable flavors. BOOK NOW!