From Parma to Talignano by bike along the Pilgrim’s way

Pieve di Talignano


Itinerary: Parma, Vicofertile, Collecchio, Talignano, Sala Baganza, Gaione, Parma
How: by bike
When: from March to October
Time required: 38 kms, one day

Start from Piazzale Barbieri to Via Volturno, getting to Vicofertile. Here it is possible to visit the12th century romanic Church dedicated to San Gemignano.
After a crossroads, going straight on, take Via Martiri della Liberazione, pass another crossroads and carry onto Strada Consortile, then left to Strada Scodoncello to Collecchio, where you can stop and visit the Church of San Prospero.

After about 2 kms on the Cisa SS 62 and passed Ponte Scodogna, turh left to Talignano where lies the ancient
Pieve built in 1200, with hostel for the pilgrims that used to walk on the Via Francigena.
Once down from the, to get back, you can drive to the Boschi di Carrega park and from here to Sala Baganza, Gaione and Parma.