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Borgo Val di Taro

Piazza Manara - 6 - Borgo Val di Taro - PR - 43043
Phone: +39 0525921711 Fax: +39 052596218

Residents: 7123
Altitude: 411 meters

Borgo val di Taro is considered the capital of the Alta Val Taro and it can be very well defined a happy island for its gastronomy and the environment.
The village boasts a great history, starting from its originary name Turris and still today it has signs of it in the urbanistic and architecture of the territory, as for example the romanic parish church of San Cristoforo in San Pietro.
During the last World War Borgo val di Taro was the scene of many episodes of Resistance war and in 1985 the gonfalon of the Borgo val di Taro Municipality was decorated with a Golden medal for Military Value.
The village is now known for its great life quality and its mushrooms, above all the Porcino mushroom, marked IGP, is undoubtedly the star.
Every year this delicious product of the woods attracts tourists from everywhere in Borgotaro to taste all the yummy typical recipes, from the tagliatelle to the deep fried or in oil mushrooms. The autumn then, is the most crowded time of the year, full of events in general, starting from the Mushroom of Borgotaro fair, taking place every year on the third and fourth weekend of September.
Even during Summertime though, Borgotaro becomes the ideal place of vacation for those who wish to spend a holiday full of culture, entertainment and relax in beautiful natural environments. Moreover, the Municipality of Borgo val di Taro has recently obtained the Environmental Certificate ISO 14001 and it has also been included in the Cittàslow circuit with other small villages in which the good life in a healthy place is a priority.

Weekly market: Monday not on festivities

Mushroom of Borgotaro IGP fair, third and fourth week end of SeptemberAntiques market, fourth Sunday from June to SeptemberChestnut fair, second Sunday of OctoberAutunno gastronomico Valtarese gastronomic competition between restaurants
September, October and November Christmas market on the weekend before Christmas

For tourist information:
Uit Tourist office
Piazza manara, 7 - 43043 Borgo Val di Taro
tel. +39 052596796
fax +39 052596796

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How to get there:

64 Km from Parma. By car from Parma South ring road exit 12 Via La Spezia then SS 62 to Borgo Val di taro, or motorway A15 exit Borgo Val di Taro, or follow the SS 523. By bus extraurban line Parma-Borgo Val di Taro. By train Parma-La Spezia line, stop in Borgo Val di Taro.

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