Traveling through time and spaces….
Feel the air
Go towards new discoveries. Human landscape on the horizon.
Every place has a unique smell
Tuscan-Emilian Apennine National Park
Mountain and forest national park Tuscan-Emilian Apennine is UNESCO biosphere reserve between Emilia and Tuscany. Two regions and four districts: Reggio and Parma in Emilia Romagna on the north side, Massa Carrara and Lucca with historic territories of Lunigiana and Garfagnana in Tuscany, on the south side.
Places to discover in Parma
Renaissance theatre Teatro Farnese and the Palatine Library, Biblioteca Palatina, established in 1761 by Duke of Parma Philip Bourbon, the second-largest collection of Hebrew manuscripts in the world after the Bodleian Library in Oxford and the largest in Italy
18 km far from Parma Castle of Torrechiara and fresco cycle of the Golden Room inside
Berceto, Calestano, Corniglio, Monchio delle Corti, Langhirano, Lesignano de’ Bagni, Neviano degli Arduini, Palanzano e Tizzano Val Parma: the small villages of Appennines in the province of Parma, famous for culinary tradition of its ham and cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano, but also for the ancient great history
Castell’Arquato, the view from Vernasca and the castle of the medieval town of Vigoleno. The valley of the Taro river, a tributary of the Po, and its villages like Compiano, close to the territories of the ancient Republic of Genoa
Municipalities within the MaB UNESCO reserve
Parma: Berceto, Calestano, Corniglio, Monchio delle Corti, Langhirano, Lesignano, Neviano degli Arduini, Palanzano, Tizzano Val Parma
Reggio Emilia: Baiso, Ventasso, Canossa, Carpineti, Casina, Castelnovo ne’ Monti, Toano, Vetto, Vezzano, Villa Minozzo
Lucca: Castelnuovo Garfagnana, Giuncugnano-Sillano, Piazza al Serchio, Pieve Fosciana, San Romano in Garfagnana, Villa Collemandina
Massa Carrara: Bagnone, Casola in Lunigiana, Comano, Filattiera, Fivizzano, Fosdinovo, Licciana Nardi, Villafranca in Lunigiana
Follow the street
Emilia Romagna finishes and Tuscany begins
deep green, the Apuan Alps
Italian breakfast in the small villages of Tuscan-Emilian Apennines means cappuccino and gnocco fritto, a dough of flour and water rolled out with a rolling pin and divided into pieces with rhombus shapes: I remember my grandma’s hands work quickly, cut and throw in the oil one piece after another; the smell of fried dough and her face absorbed
and, more…. towards the blue
the sea of Versilia
following the street