The Visits

Visits to the Antica Corte Pallavicina

There are three types of visit available:

Visit to the Corte

€ 5.00 per person, € 4.00 for students
- with “a small tasting” € 20.00 (tasting the salumi, focaccia bread and Fortana wine)
- with “Spigaroli’s carving board” € 35.00 (all our salumi, Parmigiano-Reggiano, salad from the kitchen garden, focaccia bread, homemade desserts and Fortana wine).

Itinerary for the visit: the kitchen garden, the Corte, the frescoed rooms, the old cellars for aging the culatelli and the Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Duration: one hour
Period: from february to december
Times: Saturday, Sunday and holidays at 10,30 and in the morning 15,30, 16,30 and 17,30 in the afternoon. During the week you are advised to book in advance.

Visit to the Castle and Corte’s farm

- € 20.00 per person, € 15.00 for groups, € 12.00 for students
- with “a small tasting” € 25.00 (tasting the salumi, focaccia bread and Fortana wine)
- with “Spigaroli’s carving board” € 48.00 (all our salumi, Parmigiano-Reggiano, salad from the kitchen garden, focaccia bread, homemade desserts and Fortana wine).

Itinerary for the visit: we start with the traditional “Black Parmesan” breed of pigs, their feeding, their pastures, the traditional local breeds of cows, the farmyard animals, the kitchen gardens, the orchard of traditional fruit varieties, processing of the culatello, a visit to the castle’s ancient cellars going back to 1320.

Duration: two hours
Period: from March to October
Times: advance booking is required

Visit to the dairy and the Corte’s farm

Only for the guest of Relais Antica Corte Pallavicina

Itinerary for the visit: we start at 8:30 in the morning with the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, going on to the traditional “Black Parmesan” breed of pigs, their feeding, their pastures, the traditional local breeds of cows, the farmyard animals, the kitchen gardens, the orchard of traditional fruit varieties behind the castle, processing of the culatello, a visit to the castle’s ancient cellars.

Duration: three hours
Period: from March to October
Times: advance booking is required

Bicycle hire

You can hire bicycles at the Corte and explore the lanes and cycle paths such as the BiciParmaPo (50 km) passing through the traditional Padana countryside and, by following special routes, paying an easy paced and relaxed visit to the places associated with Verdi and Guareschi, enjoying in full gastronomic delicacies such as Culatello di Zibello and Parmigiano-Reggiano, pedalling from Pieve to Castelli and often there is even the possibility of loading the bicycle onto a boat and taking a cruise on the Po.

Cost: € 10.00 for the entire day, € 5.00 for half a day; weekend rates are also available.
Period: from March to November

Boat trips on the River Po

Guided educational, naturalist, excursions on the River Po in search of things you wanted to see or that you never realised were there.

Costs: start at € 150.00 for 12 people.

The farmers’ market in the city

Each Saturday morning the Antica Corte Pallavicina Farm participates in the bustling farmers’ market that is held in Parma, under the shadow of the Church of the Annunciata in Oltretorrente. It is a market specialising in direct sales, the promotion of local produce and personal contact with the consumer.

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