The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci

Strada Masone, 125 - 43012 - Fontanellato (PR)

Phone: +39 0521827081

Opening times

From November 1 until March 31: open every day, except on Tuesday, from 9.30am to 6pm (last entrance at 4.30pm).
From April 1 to October 31: open every day, except on Tuesday, from 9.30am to 7pm (last entrance at 5.30pm).
Closed on Tuesday.

Reservation online is compulsory:


Full price ticket €  18,00 one day individual ticket to visit the whole complex, including art and book collections; kids (6-12 years old) € 10,00; group ticket € 15 per person, groups of over 15 visitors; free entrance granted to disabled carers.
15% discount on new publishings edited by Franco Maria Ricci at the bookstore of the labyrinth.
Dogs are welcome.

Labirinto della Masone


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