The Tabiano Castle in Salsomaggiore Terme
In a dominant position on a rocky outcrop, the Castle of Tabiano It is one of the most impressive feudal fortresses of the Alta Emilia, built in the eleventh century on a Roman settlement to protect the via Francigena and the salt wells of Salsomaggiore Terme. From its walls you can admire a panorama that sweeps over the Po Valley to the Alps; spectacular the outer walls with the circular ramparts, the watchtower and the bridge; more under the ancient medieval village, turned into a stupendous one Relais de Charme with suites e wellness. All around one agricultural estate with the old farmhouses restored to villas.
Even the 'Antico Borgo of Castle it has been restored, enhancing the important remains of fortification. Turned into Relais de Charme, with 60 between suites and apartments, seven meeting rooms, one with capacity up to 400 people, swimming pools, wellness with natural cave, orchard, vegetable garden and herb garden, plus two restaurants, one of which in the Old Dairy.
This set of great charm is located in the heart of a perfect area for high-quality cultural tourism: fortresses, parishes, convents, villages, museums, spas, small palaces, Verdi's places, Parma with its cathedral, the baptistery, the theaters Regio and Farnese, the Academia Barilla, named Unesco a creative city for gastronomy. These places known for food excellences (parmesan, cured meats, pasta and not only ...) are now also known for wellness thanks to the renovation of the Tabiano and Salsomaggiore thermal baths. For shopping, there is the Fidenza Village, the biggest outlet in Europe and for the various sports greens and the possibility of excursions on horseback or mountain bike.
The Relais de Charme and the Restaurant
The village under the castle is today a Relais de Charme with all the comforts: swimming pool, gardens, panoramic terraces, spa. The restaurant in the old dairy offers traditional recipes and not with vegetables and fruit from the private garden, homemade pasta and pastry as well as oil, vinegar and walnut.
Hospitality and events
Castle, village and farmhouses are equipped with environments with different characteristics and dimensions, indoor and not: The castle can accommodate events up to 250 people sessions (the adjoining church has 200 seats).
The ancient village counts 43 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a swimming pool and a spa, a meeting room and events for 400 people.
The four houses with swimming pool have between the 10 and the 18 beds each.
The castle is open to guided tours during the times and days indicated on the website. On request it is possible to make private and special visits, night visits, aperitifs and dinners.