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In the name of Parma: Ham & the city

  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Private Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • Live Guide
  • 7 hr

The name of Parma is well known all around the world, for both its culinary and art treasures. An exclusive guided tour will allow you to discover them all, in just one day. From Langhirano, seat of the Museum of Parma ham, you will reach a ham factory where you will witness the production process, based on an ancient and unchanging knowledge. After a rich tasting of local delicacies, you will get back to the historical heart of Parma, where a majestic Cathedral and a gorgeous Baptistry dominate the skyline of the small, yet charming capital of taste and beauty.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Museo del Prosciutto e dei Salumi

Born in 2004, the Museum of Parma Ham offers to the visitors a complete overview about the best known delicacy of Parma "Food Valley". A private guided tour will go across the eight sections of the Museum, discovering the history of local farming and breeding, the different varieties of pigs, the evolution of the productive techniques and the related gastronomic tradition.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cattedrale di Parma

Private guided tour in the cathedral, outstanding for its Romanesque structure and for the art treasures it keeps: from the Medieval Deposition from the Cross, by Benedetto Antelami, to the frescoed dome by Correggio.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Battistero di Parma

Private guided tour to the most iconic monument in town, an example of the transition from Romanesque to Gothic architecture. From the exteriors, made in Veronese pink marble, the guests will enjoy the majestic interiors with their precious frescoes, their mosaic dome and the sculptures, representing the yearly cycle, a masterpiece of Benedetto Antelami.

Duration: 30 minutes