In the millenary fortress the best nursery gardeners, producers of food specialties and quality craftsmanship. A preview of the Parma 2020 celebrations.
The excellences of the Emilia area meet at the millennial Castle of Tabiano on the Parma hills for the 1 ° edition of "Flowers, Knowledge, Flavors" Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April 2019, from 10.00 to 19.00.
The best nursery gardeners, experts in good food, food specialties and quality craft creations (such as the flowers-jewel by Carolina Ravarini) will give life to a review that develops like a preview of the events to celebrate next year Parma Italian Capital of Culture 2020.
in ancient cellars vault of the Castle, i producers of fine meats (with the nineteenth century San Pietro ham factory), Parmesan cheese and fresh Cabriolatte cheeses from Fidenza, the Balsamic of the famous acetaia Rossi Barattini), will make you taste their delicacies.
The protagonists will also be there Star chef Massimo Spigaroli, Ambassador of Italian cuisine, owner with his brother Luciano dell'Antica Corte Pallavicina, true temple of food and wine tradition and patissier Chef Claudio Gatti, also known abroad for his pastry creations that he will make at the moment the sweets of the ancient Via Francigena.
In addition, during the event, Maurizio will perform at the stove Morini chef of the 'Antico Caseificio' Restaurant of the village of Tabiano with the students of the Hotel School of Salsomaggiore to offer tastings of local recipes.
Discover an area rich in culture
In addition to admiring original work and tasting gastronomic specialties, visitors will have the opportunity to discover an area rich in art and culture: with the same admission ticket (cost 10 euro, free for children up to 8 years) it will be possible to visit the Terme Berzieri of Salsomaggiore, a unique Liberty masterpiece in Europe. The Municipality of Salsomaggiore that sponsors the event will provide a shuttle to connect the Castle and the Baths.
In the two days of the event there is also the possibility of explore the Castle of Tabiano accompanied by the owners, with the ballrooms, the Hunters, the coats of arms decorated with stuccoes, frescoes and coats of arms, the grand staircase, the private chapel, the ancient (5 euro, free for children up to 8 years). Among the most important defensive monuments of the feudal era in Upper Emilia, legendary figures such as Uberto the Great Pallavicino, Rolando the Magnificent and Isabella, the Angel of Tabiano, lived here, protagonist of a tragic love story that refers to Romeo and Juliet. After centuries of wars, sieges, tragedies, crimes, at the end of the 800 the fortress became a private residence which from the 2016 hosts guided tours, visits, events, ceremonies and cultural events.
The Castle and its ancient village, today Relais de Charme, are an hour away on the A1 motorway from Bologna and Milan, in the heart of an ideal territory for food and wine and cultural tourism: Parma named by UNESCO a creative city for gastronomy, with its cathedral, the baptistery, the Regio and Farnese theaters, the Academia Barilla and, not far away, the Labirinto della Masone, the Castles of the Duchy. A mix of good food, music, art and wellness care linked to spas like Salsomaggiore and Tabiano Terme.
The event is sponsored by the municipalities of Salsomaggiore Terme, Fidenza, by the Emilia Romagna Region, from theItalian Association of Historic Houses and from the Castles of the Duchy.
For information and registration: Castle of Tabiano 43039 Salsomaggiore Terme (PR)