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City break in Parma. Active leisure ideas for Parma - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Castello di Torrechiara The city of Parma is rich in natural sights and attractions. The resort offers its guests to visit one of the beautiful parks. The most astonishing and the oldest parkland on the territory of Parma is the Parco Ducale natural area which is located in a few minute walk from the city center. The park is decorated with original fountains of ultimate beauty and majestic aged trees. The park will be a great place for families and big companies to spend a day in the open air. By the park entrance tourists will find a bicycle rental center. The parkland features several cozy cafés.
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The Parco Cittadella park will be a perfect destination for sport activity and barbeque. The park is located not far from the city center as well. Its visitors may enjoy the wild greenery of the aged trees or walk along the winding alleys and lanes admiring the majesty of nature. Eco tourism fans will love excursions and tours to the suburbs of Parma organized in the warm season as this area is as well rich in natural attractions and sights.
Golf fans should definitely pay attention to a local golf club named Campo di golf al Campus which will be of great interest not only for pro players but for amateurs too. Amateur players will get maximum attention from the first minutes. The Campo di golf al Campus club features a golf school and a rental center of sport equipment. The premises of the club feature an upscale restaurant apart from a high class golf course. Copyright
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Among night life destinations of Parma the Crazy Bull bar is of immense popularity as among local folks so among city guests. The bar offers its guests a vast choice of treats and drinks, bright dance floor and a well planned entertaining program. The bar is designed in cowboy style. The destination is always filled with atmosphere of holiday and joy. The same interesting and attractive establishment is the El Tropico Latino bar which is the only establishment in the city designed in Latin-American style.
Passage de nonnes The bar is of great popularity among cocktail admirers and theme music connoisseurs. The most prestigious entertaining establishment of Parma is considered to be the Gavanasa club. It attracts elite public to enjoy interesting program and to taste dainty delicacies. Bright barmen shows are of immense popularity among the guests as the preparation of cocktails resembles a real acrobatic performance. The most popular shopping centers and stores are accumulated in the city center. Tourists will find attractive souvenir shops in this area as well.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Parma

Enoteca Fontana
Where: via Farini, 24/A, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 286037;
Where: Borgo S. Ambrogio, 2, Parma; Telephone: + 39 0521 282650;
Café San Biagio
Where: Viale Barilla, 3/A, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 247605;
Where: Piazzale S. Lorenzo, 1/1, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 503139;
Gran Caffé Orientale
Where: Piazza Garibaldi, 19/O, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 285819;
Gavanasa Club
Where: Via Farini, 22/a, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 231036;
La Corte Del Sol
Where: Via Ugolotti, 1/A, Parma; Telephone: +39 347 6406006;
Tribeca Club
Where: Via Mazzini, 1, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 504119;
Where: Via Emilio Lepido, 48, Parma; Telephone: +39 0521 483802;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Parma
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Appennino Tosco-Emiliano' , 46.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Cinque Terre' , 89.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Parma
♥   Amusement park 'Gardaland' Castelnuovo del Garda, 78.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Movieland Studios' Lazise, 81.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Playplace' Verona, 88 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Prehistoric Park' Rivolta d’Adda, 99.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minitalia' Capriate San Gervasio, 109.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Parma
♥   Water park 'Le Vele Acquapark' San Gervasio Bresciano, Brescia, 55.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'River Park' Rivergaro, 59.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Canevaworld' Lazise, Verona, 81.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Gardaland waterpark' Milano, 123.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Sunpark' Tirrenia, Pisa, 131.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Parma
♥   Restaurant 'Meltemi' Parma. Type - Seafood. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Angiol d’Or' Parma. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Shakespeare' Parma. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cocchi' PARMA. Type - Emilian. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Tramezzo' PARMA. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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