Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Not far from Parma you are welcome in a tipical house of the italian countryside deep in the green, in a sunny area, with a wonderful view over the hills. From the garden you can see Tabiano Castle!
This is a Holiday Home and has 4 self catering apartments for rental vacation.
EARTH apartment is on the ground floor, with a dining room with kitchen corner, 2 bedrooms (1 double + 1 triple) and a bathroom. One room has 1 double bed (180x190), the other one has 1 double bed (or twin beds 80x190) and a single bed (80x190). All windows are double glazed, and all have mosquito net. Internet WIF is available on request.
There is a big garden with a wonderful view over the hills furnished, during summer time, with tables and chairs, perfect for a drink at the sunset or a pic-nic. BBQ spot!
You will find a Tourist information point with many brochures, numerous maps, guide books, and business/visiting cards for the local restaurants and trattorias. The local trattorias offer superb local cuisine at very reasonable prices.
Enjoy the pools in the nearby amazing Aqua Park: only 300 m away (from May to September)
Around the Holiday Home you'll find many local trattorias where you could taste superbly cooked regional foods together with quality local wines. Don't forget this is the land of prosciutto, ham, parmesan cheese, pasta etc etc.
The owener on site will be happy to give you many tips!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Spezia 100 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Parma 32 km, Nearest railway: Salsomaggiore Terme 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
The Emilia Romagna region
Salsomaggiore and Tabiano Terme are located in the area of the province of Parma, a really starting point to discover a wonderful country. A land rich of history, art and culture, homeland of Verdi and Toscanini. But also land which offers a great variety of internationally known gastronomic delicious and specialities: infact this area is also called "food valley heart".
The reknown cities of Parma and Piacenza are only 30-40 km far from the House.
Fidenza, 8 km away, offers links to the Autostada road networks and an important railway station.
The Holiday Villa is very well centrally located in the Emilia Romagna region. Geographically, we are conveniently located and all the major centers of Northen Italy are found within a 200 km radius: Milan and the Lakes, Modena and Bologna, Turin, Verona, Padua, Venice, Florence, La Spezia, Le Cinque Terre Coast and Genoa. They can be easily reached, also for one day trip, by train or car. And then, with the high speed train, Rome can be reached in 3 hours!
Salsomaggiore, together with Tabiano, is one of the most prestigious resort spas in Italy.
Surrounded by lush, green hills Salsomaggiore and Tabiano lie in the heart of Northen Italy in the province of Parma. These thermal centres are the most popular in Europe, boasting plentiful parks, gardens, swimming pools, a golf course, trekking circuits and a wide choice of cultural, and artistic events. Nearby are the renown cities of Parma and Piacenza, Busseto Verdi's native town, royal castles, where you can spend a day relaxing or enjoying what Italy is famous for – its food.
Parma and its province are definitely some of the preferred destinations for those who love food and
local products amongst which stand out various kinds of cold meats and salami and cheese, but also
mushrooms, pasta and wines.
The hills that surround Salsomaggiore Terme, show a landscape of small valleys and gentle slopes nowadays mainly fields and meadows used also for wine-growing.
On this hills you may see small castles, often erected in commanding positions, marking the countryside with their mighty walls and high towers. These small castles, private houses, can be easily reached both by car or on foot walking in the hilly and gentle landscape that surrounds the spa resort.
But fortresses, palaces and citadels enrich the provinces of Parma and Piacenza, as well.
These castles regale their visitors with the story of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza.
Busseto, 20 minutes from Salsomaggiore Terme, is the centre of Verdi's itineraries.
Here the Via Emilia runs almost parallel to the foot of the mountains, whilst the fertile, cultivated plain slopes down towards the Po river. It is an area of many moods and passions, to which Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), who was born and lived here, gave voice in the scenes of his melodramas.
The system of protected areas in the province of Parma is extremely rich and many are the opportunities for outings to nature lovers.
The Regional Park of the Stirone River (Parco Fluviale Regionale dello Stirone) is tge colser. It brings together a landscape of woods, animals and an extraordinarily significant paleontological “museum”: the “canyon” excavated by the river, whose stratifications are extremely rich in marine fossils, documents a passage which the visitor can trace by following the signed trails in the protected area.
The mountains of the province of Parma offer wonderful views, pure spring water, limpid air and uncontaminated countryside. The territory can be explored choosing from splendid itineraries which range from mountain-bikes in the valleys, to horse-trekking with excursions on foot to discover the small fascinating villages or to conquer the highest mountain peaks.
And lots lots more...