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The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci

Strada Masone - 125 - Fontanellato - PR - 43012
Phone: +39 0521827081

Open every day, except on Tuesday, from 10.30am to 7.00pm. Closed on Tuesday.


Full price ticket euros 18,00 one day individual ticket to visit the whole complex, including art and book collections
group ticket euros 15 per person, groups of over 15 visitors
free entrance granted to disabled carers
school ticket euros 10 per student, one free extra ticket granted every 15 students. Visits must be booked by sending an e-mail to
in the Winter full price after 4.00pm euros 15,00, concessions euros 12,00 (for the light reduction);

For prices and reservation of guided tours, and any further information, please contact
+39 0521827081 or

Dogs are welcome.


Franco Maria Ricci’s Labyrinth, covering over 8 hectares of land in his estate in the countryside near Parma, was grown out with a variety of bamboo species.

The complex of the labyrinth includes a cultural foundation occupying more than 5000 square meters, where Franco Maria Ricci’s art collection will exhibit (more than 500 pieces of art, dating from the XVIth to the XXth century, among which Wildt, Bernini, Carracci, Ligabue) and a library dedicated to the most acknowledged examples of the art of typography and graphic design, including many works by Giambattista Bodoni and the complete production of the typographer Alberto Tallone. This historical collection will be completed by every book by Franco Maria Ricci in his 50 years career.

Furthermore, a square of two thousand square meterfor events, two restaurants, a chapel, a Foundation, the Summer school of ar. To enhance visitors' enjoyment there will also be a cafeteria and a bookshop.

Bistrot by Spigaroli brothers open from Monday to Thursday from 12.00pm to 3.30pm, closed for dinner; from Friday to Sunday and festivities from 12.00pm to 3.30pm and from 7.00pm to 10.00pm; closed on Tuesday. A reservation is required. Tel. +39 05211855372 - 3312410977
. Cafè of the Maze open from Monday to Thursday from 9.00am to 7.00pm; from Friday to Sunday and festivities from 9.00am to 9.30pm; closed on Tuesday. Tel. +39 05211855372 - 3312410977
- La bottega del Labirinto shop of typical prdducts by Spigaroli family open from Monday to Thursday from 9.00am to 7.00pm; from Friday to Sunday and festivities from 9.00am to 9.30pm; closed on Tuesday. Tel. +39 05211855372 - 3312410977
The Labyrinth spaces are available for private events and ceremonies

Shuttle bus on Saturday
from Saturday April 30 every Suturday in May and June is availbale a shuttle bus from Parma for the visitors of the Labyrinth, the cost is included in the ticket oo visit the Labyrinth
• 10.00, Piazza Garibaldi, Parma; 10.05 Trainstaion of Parma; 10.30 Labyrinth of Masone.
• 14.20, Labyrinth of Masone; 14.50 Trainstaion of Parma; 15.00 Piazza Garibaldi, Parma.
• 15.00, Piazza Garibaldi, Parma; 15.05 Trainstaion of Parma; 15.30 Labyrinth of Masone.
• 18.50, Labyrinth of Masone; 19.20 Trainstaion of Parma; 19.30 Piazza Garibaldi, Parma.
A the trainstation of Parma, bus stop at the underpass, bus stop bus n.1.

At 10.45am and at 3.45pm every Saturday in June, available from the Labyrinth, free buses to the Castle of Fontanellato

Seats available 50, booking is suggested: - tel. +39 3662135606

How to get there:

9 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.

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