The “Antico Borgo di Tabiano Castello” is a Relais de Charme inside an ancient settlement with a castle nestled among the green hills of the province of Parma.
The Tabiano Castle dates back form the XI century and was built on the ruins of an old Roman settlement. It was the military stronghold of the Pallavicino family, one of the most powerful families of the era, which dominated this strategic area during the centuries of struggle between the Imperial and Vatican forces.
The Tabiano Castle has been at the center of many historic events and presides over the rich salt wells, the olive groves and the old pilgrim road to Rome; The Via Francigena.
What was a fortress for defense and agricultural, it has being transformed into a Relais de Charme. Thanks to a painstaking restoration of the owners it has preserved the authenticity and charm, but with all the comforts of the present; with great attention to respect for history, environmental sustainability and the links with the territory. Here electricity and hot water are solar panels and heating by the cleanliness of our forests, using wood-fired boilers and stoves recovering from antique fireplaces.
Vegetables and seasonal fruits and herbs, used in our restaurant "The Old Dairy", are grown in the garden and in the orchard that you can visit. The main ingredients of homemade cakes offered at breakfast arehome-made jam and eggs from our chicken coop. Much of the food comes from local producers selected.
The staff is at your disposal to make you enjoy moments of relaxation and pleasure in this beautiful Italian countryside, discovering the many cultural and gastronomic treasures of Emilia.
The whole of the village and the castle of Tabiano and the farm and the surrounding houses, form a unique exclusive in all of Emilia Romagna where you can organize conferences or ceremonies. Altogether, the village and hamlets, can offer accommodation to 180 guests in case of weddings or other events. Availability of meeting rooms in beautiful historic buildings over 700 square meters to the village and another 600 square meters at the Castle, also makes it possible to host events and meetings, also at the same time, with the participation of over 900 people, not counting the large spaces outdoor terraces, courtyard and parks.