Private Full Day Parma Food Tour: Parmesan Cheese, Parma Ham, Lunch, Vinegar

Private Full Day Parma Food Tour: Parmesan Cheese, Parma Ham, Lunch, Vinegar

Learn about the culinary traditions of Parma on this amazing 8-hour tour. Explore a cheese factory, a ham producing factory and a traditional balsamic vinegar factory with an expert gourmet guide and taste these delicacies directly from their producers. Enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch including our most traditional dishes matched with excellent local wines.

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Stop At: Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano, Via J. F.Kennedy, 18, 42124 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

Leaving Parma, you will first stop at a cheese factory to see how milk is transformed into Parmigiano Reggiano. You will also discover how this cheese, devoid of any chemical additives, can be aged for years to improve its quality. You will then learn to recognize the various aging stages by enjoying a tasting led by an expert.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Proceed to learn about Parma Ham. In the ham producing house, you will see every phase of the curing of the meat and then taste the final result, yielded by meticulous ageing.

Move on to a local restaurant where you can enjoy all the delicious products of the area, including local wines such as Lambrusco and Malvasia. Your menu includes local cured meats, as well as the tortelli d’erbetta, a round shaped pasta stuffed with ricotta and herbs which is a local specialty. For dessert, you will try the famous sbrisolona and other dry cakes. Your lunch will also include water, wine and coffee.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia DOP, Via Josip Broz Tito, 11/D, 42123 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

After lunch, round your tour off with a visit of an "acetaia", where a member of the owner’s family will reveal all secrets of traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"May be operated by a multilingual guide"
"Make a note of any dietary needs in the 'Special Requirements' box when you book"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 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 will 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.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle (if option selected)
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Parma
  • Beverages
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia DOP
  • Entry/Admission - Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Entry/Admission - Consorzio Del Prosciutto Di Parma

No Incluye

  • Gratuities


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