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

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  • Day Trip
  • Private Tour
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  • Live Guide
  • 6 hr

A journey to discover Parma and its traditions to get to know the culinary traditions for which this area is famous during this 6-hour food tour. Visit a cheese factory. Learn about the famous Parma ham. End the tour in a typical restaurant, where you will enjoy all the products of the territory and taste local wines like Lambrusco and Malvasia.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Stazione ferroviaria di Parma

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:

Proceed to discover another culinary specialty 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 aging. Your tour ends in a typical local restaurant where you can enjoy all the specialties 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

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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 recognize the various ageing stages thanks to the tasting led by an expert guide.

Duration: 2 hour