Pavia, capital of rice
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Pavia, capital of rice

Pavia, capital of rice

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Pavia is the main rice production area in Europe. Thanks to centuries of effort, the territory of Pavia has been shaped and transformed into a paradise for agriculture and, in particular, rice cultivation.
There are many varieties of cultivated rice: Carnaroli is the most consumed rice variety in Italy after Arborio and it was born in the province of Pavia. Rice is cooked in many ways to discover in Pavia's restaurants.


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Piazza della Vittoria 14
27100 Pavia

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