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Parco Ducale, Parma

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Parco Ducale, open to the public, contains 3.2 km (2 mi) of tree-lined avenues. Ottavio Farnese gave the mandate in 1561 to architect Giovanni Boscoli to begin construction on a family residence. Subsequent rulers expanded the green space and gave the people of the city access. Joggers often exercise here. Bring picnic food and a blanket to relax in the shade. Services such as toilets or restaurants may not be available. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Parco Ducale and many more Parma attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Parma holiday planner.
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  • Park in the heart of Parma, where you can take a walk in the green. Great for relaxing with a pause "green"!
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  • It really is a landmark of Parma, a must to visit the splendid palazzo Ducale Park, near the Center gives its best in autumn and spring.
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  • A nice Park where I spend every day with my grandkids, a nice pond with turtles. What is striking is the tranquillity of long avenues.
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  • Went on a dreary fall day but it was still a wonderful park to stroll through.
  • Nice area. Quiet and a nice stroll
  • It's cool and shiny, a lot of grass when you can rest in shadow.
  • Could use some gardening. Relaxed park with not too much tourists.
  • Splendid park, awesome for relaxing in the green or going for a jog.