A fun half day in Parma is what you need if you are a food lover! On this half-day tour you will discover some flavors of Parma, including Parmigiano Reggiano and Proscuitto di Parma, accomapnied by a professional guide and a tour bus service.
This Half-Day Food Tour has been specifically designed to introduce you to the wonderful delicacies of Parma in a few short hours. You will have the opportunity to discover the local companies around Parma that produce the famous Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham.
The tour will start in the centre of Parma, where you will get onboard a shuttle bus or minivan that will take you from location to location to allow you to discover the secrets to the cuisine of Parma. You will travel comfortably in Parma surroudings, enjoying the views and waiting for the interesting visits and food tastings that are expecting you!
The first stop of the day will be a visit to a Parmigiano Reggiano factory. Made exclusively in this region, Parmigiano Reggiano is produced in dairies which comply with extremely strict regulations in order to protect the welfare of the animals. You will see the entire operation, from milking to the final processing of the cheese and the local farmer will explain you all the secrets of the production. The recipe of this cheese has remained unchanged since the Medieval age! After this you will have the opportunity to taste this delicious cheese. Buon appetito!
The second stop will be a visit to a Parma Ham PDO production factory. You will discover the secrets of the processing and seasoning of this world famous Parma ham, a very interesting process which passes through several phases before the all important 12-month resting period. The ham legally recognised as Proscuitto di Parma only after that time range. After the guided visit and the explanations, it will be time to endulge your taste buds with the wonderful flavors of this ham, which is very sweet, if compared to other kinds of ham.
Return to the centre of Parma by shuttle.
All information on your meeting point and local contact numbers will be included on your confirmation voucher, which you will receive upon completion of this booking.
Please inform us in advance about any dietary restrictions or food allergies.
We suggest to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.