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Only a word: Beautiful!

This palace known also as " Palazzo Ducale di Colorno" had a near past as hospital for mental... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Enrico M
not Versailles but..

Another gem only few kms from Parma, part of the tour about castle around Parma e Piacenza. Must... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Milan, Italy
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An ancient castle close to Parma, in Italy, it is part of a network of castles belonging to the provinces of Parma and Piacenza.
Piazza Garibaldi, 43052 Colorno, Italy
+39 0521 312545
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This palace known also as " Palazzo Ducale di Colorno" had a near past as hospital for mental diseases. From that period a very good job of renovation was done to give back to it the ancient beauty. Well done! the park once was bigger...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Enrico M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I've been to Reggia di Colorno with my girlfriend after lunch. We were amazed because we wouldn't have imagined that there is a place like Versailles in Italy! The trip is really interesting and the guides are all well-prepared. It's a pity that furniture and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Another gem only few kms from Parma, part of the tour about castle around Parma e Piacenza. Must visit. Impressive view from the garden.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Superbous villa and garden in the heart of this territory. If you don't know the castle and villa of Parma and Piacenza, you have to visit. Torrechiara, Fontanellato and a lot of other gems of Emilia, a place where make happy your eyes and your...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Francesco B
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the ALMA centre for a corporate event. Beautiful buildings, great facilities and views of the gardens. The food was prepared by some of these he chefs from the academy- what an experience. Amazing food and top class service and atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sportscrazy
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I just revisited Colorno, just 12 kms north of Parma, it is an amazing place! This is the heart of the Parmiggiano Reggiano cheese country . The Palazzo Ducale, built by Napoleon for his wife Maria Luisa is just BEAUTIFUL, It has amazingly well kept...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

our trip from Parma was by public transport. the bus service is very reliable and efficient.The Reggia is a few mins away from the bus stop. The gardens are very well kept and you can walk through free of charge. Thevisit to the palace has...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Marlene Z
Reviewed 8 October 2014

I used to pass next to the Reggia when I was a child but never stopped by. Recently I took the chance to visit it, and I must say it fulfilled all my expectations. You can only visit the interior through a guided tour (don't...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Add-Jay
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Much of the palace is empty rooms, which is explained by two successive plunderings. However, it is worth going if only to see the chapel. We are not religious, but we do admire the artistry. The Englhish speaking (American born) guide was excellent. She made...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

If you love palaces that are rich in furniture, then don't go, as you will be disappointed. Actually, I found that I didn't miss it here. Known as the Versailles of Parma, the reggia is a pretty building, and the guide was really good. Most...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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