The Castle of Felino has been build at the beginning of the XIII century, in a position that was really important, especially from a strategic point of view. The castle is very well maintained, and, among the rest of the castle, you can visit the torture chambers and the prisons.
Felino is a small city near Parma, that is famous because gives the name to one of the best and more...
The Parma Citadel is a pentagonal fortress with bastions and moats, once full of water, planned by Francesco Paciotto. Construction was started by Alessandro Farnese, third Duke of Parma at the end of the 16th century and was finished in 1599.
On February 21, 1945 the Brazilian Expeditionary Force achieved one of its most remarkable feats during the Campaign of ItalyŚthe conquest of Monte Castello, until then considered an inexpugnable fortress.
That conquest became legendary not only for its expressive tactical meaning but also for the extremely adverse conditions that inv...
This place has a very important historical meaning and it has been for about 50 years (at the beginning of the XIX century) the residence of Maria Luigia d'Asburgo "Duchessa di Parma, Piacenza e Guastalla", wife of Napoleon.
In the present times, the palace is used for conventions, meetings and the gardens are open to public.