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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Savoy Hotel Parma
Travel Blogs from Parma
... we made it to Parma and once we got there, the snow outside was so beautiful! Sometimes when I go on bus rides I look outside and it's just so incredible. There is nowhere in America that looks like this. I got even happier once we got out of the bus because after the spoonfuls of vinegar and a cube or two of cheese, I was pretty hungry and was greeted with a big plate of the best cured meats ever! Annnd spinach ...
... Then it was back to the churches, though some were closing for the afternoon by now, and a walk down the road to see the fountain Michael had discovered on his walkabout on the first evening. At night this is lit by colours, but it still looks good in sunlight. By now most places were closing (they do the afternoon siesta well in Italy!) so we decided on a long lunch ourselves. Back to the Piazza Garibaldi, for what turned into a two hour ...
... shop for underwear in Yamamay! They grizzle at each other, they growl, they ignore, they whine.... They prance, they drag their feet, they amble and loll, they patiently wait, they ask 'can we go now?', they can be an unhappy fella, they pee, they c**p..... They are a status symbol, a loved companion, a way of meeting people.....they are Parma's dogs!
Where else in the world ...
... to the ticket office where Michael ordered 2 tickets... to be told today it was free as it is the 1st Sunday of the month! Bonus!!
We entered what must be the most extraordinary entrance to any art gallery in the world....a theatre - to be precise the Farnese Theatre. An exquisite piece of architecture which forms the entrance hall to the gallery which is under the stairs of the theatre. It is even more fantastic when one realises that it was devastated by ...
... exit, and had set up a nice business selling pizzas. Eventually of course, we found the right lift, and exit to the taxi rank. And then, the day really started.
As Parma is more or less the halfway point on our trip, Michael had booked a suite in a 15th century palazzo, adjoining the Cathedral: a little taste of luxury. Of course, Joynhad been too busy researching art to pay attention to little details like where we going to ...