Pilastro is close to many of Parma’s more popular attractions. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Barilla Center and the ever-popular Piazza Garibaldi. Also, be sure to check out the Shrine of Santa Maria della Steccata and the Teatro Regio di Parma.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Culture vultures can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Auditorium Niccolo Paganini.
If the weather is good head outside and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. Spend a morning in one of the parks and gardens, which include Eridania Park and Ducale Park.
While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as the Cathedral of Parma and Felegara Fountain in Medesano. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. If you’re into history, the area’s bygone days can still be experienced at Bishop's Palace.
After spending the day exploring the delights of Pilastro, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Starhotels Du Parc, the Astoria Residence Hotel, and the popular Mercure Parma Stendhal.