Parma

Top end

Top end
$$$
Astoria Executive Hotel
Via Trento 9

Via trento, tel. +39.0521.272717, fax +39 0521.272724, info@piuhotels.com, (http://www.astoriaexecuti...). this three star hotel is in a central position of the city, just a few meters from the train station and centre. each of the hotel's 88 rooms is soundproofed. also offers events organization, dining in the characteristic san barnaba restaurant or surfing the web from internet points in the hotel reception.

Top end
$$$
Dimore d' epoca

Via valenti 5/c, tel. +39.0521.774039, fax +39 0521.780756, info@dimoredepoca.it, (http://www.dimoredepoca.i...). short walk from the centre, in a large park, the villa belonging to a noble family of parma has been open to guests since 1987. hotel, quality restaurant and modern convention halls.

Midrange
$$
Villa Franci

Via segalara, no. 2 43038 talignano di sala baganza, tel +39 335 6830676, paolo@villafranci.it, (http://www.villafranci.it...). from €32 per person. this is a beautifully decorated bed and breakfast about 20 minutes away from downtown parma in the countryside bordering a national park. the ancient road between rome and canterbury, via francigena, runs right outside the villa. an excellent place to stay if you have your own transportation. the owner is an outgoing, friendly local with extensive knowledge of the entire region.