Sample Parma's celebrated music scene with a visit to the iconic Teatro Regio.
This ornate opera house on Via Giuseppe Garibaldi was built in the 1800s at the behest of Napolean's wife, the Duchess Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorraine. These days it puts on regular performances, including the annual Verdi Festival
It's worth visiting Parma in the autumn to take advantage of all that the Verdi Festival has to offer.
This three-week long event kicks off on 30 September 2018, with many performances taking place in Teatro Regio as well as other venues around the city.
Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi