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Fontanellato

Piazza Matteotti - 1 - Fontanellato - PR - 43012
Phone: +39 0521823211 Fax: +39 0521822561
Description:

Residents: 7.032
Altitude: 45 meters

Fontanellato derives its name from the abundance of underground and surface water both in the town and in the surrounding fertile lowlands.
However, Fontanellato is often associated with its Sanctuary as well as its stronghold, one of the most interesting forts in the whole region, frescoed by Parmigianino. Noteworthy are also the Church of Santa Croce of the 15th century, the Oratory of the Assunta and the Municipal theatre.

Weekly market: Thursday and Sunday.
Antiques market: third Sunday of each month.
Biological market: fourth Sunday of each month.

Do not miss:
Rocca Sanvitale
Sanctuary of S. Maria dell'Assunta

For tourist information:

Uit Fontanellato 
Piazza Matteotti, 1 - 43012 Fontanellato
tel. +39 0521829055 
fax +39 0521824042
email: info@fontanellato.org
website: http://www.fontanellato.org

Useful links:
http://www.castellidelducato.it
The association of the Castles of Parma and Piacenza

How to get there:

19 Km from Parma. By car motorway A1 or A15 exit Parma Ovest, then Via Emilia towards Sanguinaro-Fontanellato or North ring road, after exit 9 take the junction to Fidenza and then exit Fontanellato; by bus from Parma Tep line Parma-Busseto.

Last update:
26/01/2017