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Half Day Parma Food Tour: Parmesan Cheese, Parma Ham, Lunch

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Drinks and wine tasting

  • What's included

    Food tasting and 3-course lunch

  • What's included

    Local guide

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off (from your accommodation in Parma or preferred pick-up point in Parma)

  • What's included

    Transport by private vehicle when applicable

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Consorzio Del Prosciutto Di Parma

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks, other than specified

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

  • Infant seats available

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • Returns to original departure point

  • Departure time: 9:00 AM

What you can expect

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Stop At: Stazione ferroviaria di Parma, Piazza Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa, 11/B, 43121, Parma Italy

Meet your English-speaking guide in Parma at 09:00 am. We offer pick-up from your hotel in Parma or Parma train station. If you'll arrive with your own car we'll suggest the most convenient place to meet your guide.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Consorzio Del Prosciutto Di Parma, Largo Piero Calamandrei, 1/a, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

Proceed to discover another culinary speciality of this area: Parma ham. In the ham-producing house, you will see every phase of the curing of the meat and taste the final result, yielded by meticulous ageing.

Your tour ends in a typical local restaurant where you can enjoy all the specialities of the Parma region matched with excellent local wines like Lambrusco and Malvasia. Taste different types of salami, as well as the tortelli d'erbetta, a round pasta stuffed with ricotta and herbs, a traditional dish of Parma. As for dessert, you will discover the famous Sbrisolona and other dry pies. Lunch also includes water, wine and coffee.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano, Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 18, 42124 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

Get picked up at your hotel in Parma to begin your delicious tour of the area.

Head first for a cheese factory to see how milk is transformed into Parmigiano-Reggiano. Learn how this cheese, devoid of any chemical additive, can be aged for years to improve its quality. Learn to recognise the various ageing stages thanks to the tasting led by an expert guide.

Duration: 2 hours


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Activity Location

  • Parma Emilia-Romagna

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Parma, Province of Parma, Italy Traveler pickup is offered Please, let us know the name of the hotel or apartment you stay in, we offer the pick-up also at the other hotels in Parma. If you will arrive for the tour from the other city we'll advise you the best point to meet your guide. If you will arrive for the tour by train, please let us know the arrival time and your guide will meet you at the ticket office of the train station in Parma.
    • Parma Emilia-Romagna

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