The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci

Strada Masone, 125 - 43012 - Fontanellato (PR)

Phone: +39 0521827081

Opening times

From 30 March to 31 October 2024
Summer opening hours: opening from 10.30am to 7.00pm, last entry at 5.30pm. The ticket office is open until 5.30pm. Closed on Tuesday.

From 1 November 2024 to 30 March 2025
Winter opening hours: opening from 9.30am to 6pm, last entry at 16.30. The ticket office is open until 4.30pm. Closed on Tuesday.

1 November 9.30am-6pm (last admission 4.30pm)
8, 24, 26 December 9.30am-6pm (last admission 4.30pm)
6 January 9.30am-6pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Closed on December 25th and January 1st.

Online booking is recommended on public holidays and on the weekend:


Full price admission reserved for all people aged 26 and over € 20.00
Concession family 4 or more members reserved for families consisting of two parents and two or more children aged between 6 and 18 € 60.00
Concession family 3 members reserved for families made up of two parents and a child aged between 6 and 18 € 50.00
Concession under 26 + Students reserved for students and all people aged between 6 and 26 € 16.00
Reduced ticket Persons with disabilities accompanied €16.00, for the companion, the ticket is free and does not need to be booked.
Discounts: reserved for members of FAI, F.I.D.A.M, TCI, PLEINAIRCLUB, The Jaguar Club, FMR Card, Thermae Card, Card Cultura Comune di Bologna, FMR Club Structures Alberghiere, Rocca San Vitale ticket holders, Fontanellato residents, Carabinieri and State Police € 16.00

Dogs are welcome.


Il labirinto di Franco Maria Ricci

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.

At the labyrinth you can enjoy Restaurant al bambù, Hosteria with typical cuisine and store 

With several rides to and from the station, the service costs € 7.00, including a return ticket.
The ticket has a daily value, without the possibility of selecting the single journey: it is therefore necessary to purchase the shuttle ticket on the date of the visit to the Labyrinth.

Furthermore, thanks to the partnership activated with Trenitalia Tper, a discount on the full entry ticket to the Labyrinth will be guaranteed to all travelers with a Trenitalia Tper ticket to Fidenza valid on the date on which the visit is made, to holders of the Unica Emilia Smart Card -Romagna and holders of an annual or monthly pass: they will therefore be able to purchase the Affiliated Ticket online at a cost of € 15.00.