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Compare the cheapest car hire in FidenzaFidenza is a town and charming commune in the province of Parma, Italy. According to the 2011 census, Fidenza has a population of 24.000 inhabitants. The town was renamed Fidenza in 1927, recalling its Roman name of Fidentia. Before, it was called Borgo San Donnino. Fidenza originates from a Roman camp, founded on the place where the Gauls Anani had their settlement of Vicumvia. Under the Fascist Government, Fidenza underwent a major program of expansion. Today, Fidenza is a great holiday destination, where tourists can visit many attractions and taste the local specialities.
Top Attractions Within Fidenza
Fidenza Village complements the best of the Italian lifestyle, with boutiques of famous Italian and international fashion brands clustered between cafes and restaurants along an open-air pedestrianised mall. Fidenza Village is a distinct Italian shopping experience with over 100 outlet boutiques offering reductions of up to 70% on the recommended retail price, all year round. Here, tourists can also enjoy a selection of the best of the region's farmed gastronomy, serving freshly prepared local produce.
Fidenza Cathedral is one of the most famous landmarks in town. The cathedral is an example of Lombard-Romanesque churches of the 11th to 13th centuries in Northern Italy. With its three portals and sculptures, the Cathedral is fine example of Romanesque architecture, including two statures by Benedetto Antelami. The interior is simple and well-proportioned and has not been spoilt by restoration.
The Palazzo Comunale is another beautiful landmark of Fidenza. This medieval castle was first mentioned in 1191. The current structure that tourists can see, dates back to the 14th century, while the façade was rebuilt in the 19th century. After being destroyed by Spanish and French troops during the Italian wars, the Palace was rebuilt and enlarged.
Agriturismo Viantiqua is a wonderful restaurant in Fidenza, that serves fresh and organic dishes. The food is typically Italian, antipasto of cured meats with homemade breads, puddings and vegetables cooked in oil or vinegar, tasty roast, homemade cake and coffee. Children have the opportunity to play outdoors in a beautiful lawn.