If you love Giuseppe Verdi's lyrics, we recommend that you spend at least a day exploring the places dear to the Maestroâ€™s heart. In the hamlet of Roncole, just a few minutes from Busseto, you can visit his birthplace. At Busseto, we recommend the Teatro Verdi, Palazzo Orlandi (residence of the Maestro during the mid-nineteenth century), and the Giuseppe Verdi National Museum, set up in the premises of Villa Pallavicino.
On the border between the provinces of Parma and Piacenza, rises Villa Sant'Agata, the country residence of the Maestro himself.
Among the provinces of Parma and Piacenza, you can visit the Castles of the Duchy, an itinerary that will let you discover ancient manors, fortresses and enchanting towers. The Tabiano Castle stands on top of a hill, guarding a small medieval village.
In the surrounding area, we recommend the castles of Scipione and Vigoleno, the Visconte castle in the romantic village of Castell'Arquato, Bardi castle, Sanvitale Castle in Fontanellato, the Rocca di Soragna and the Ducal Palace of Colorno, a small Versailles at the doors of Parma.