Meet Angelo 8.45-9.00am
Parmigiano Reggiano cheese tour 9-10.30
Ham Prosciutto di Parma 11.15 – 12.30
Lunch 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Balsamico 2.45 – 3.30pm
Meet point with sat nav coordinates and maps provided
(half day and full day)
Our best seller and a real journey into the past… discovering the cloistered secrets of the most famous products of the territory: Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma ham, “Colli di Parma” and additionally our Reggio winery and Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale DOP vinegar…
Morning (8.45-9.00 am)
Parmigiano-Reggiano with tastings
Your guide is Angelo
Discover how “the King of all cheese” is made. It is prepared in the very same way just as the inventors the Benedictine Monks would have wanted… You’ll see first hand the “making” it, the salt pools and the “wheel cathedrals ripening rooms”, walls of cheese!! thousands resting in the same place!..
All DOP/DOC products
Prosciutto di Parma
See where it is produced and aged. Discover why the best ham can be made only in the hills of Parma where the “Marino” wind blows…
– How it achieves such flavor? We disclose the 3 secrets that only the makers divulge!
Professionalism is everything on the day
Our picture perfect photo call
We will pass and pause through region of the medieval village of Torrechiara dominated by its romantic castle. For sure the most spectacular amidst the Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza and Northern Italy… Dating back to 1448 DC, built by Sir Pier Maria Rossi for his lover Bianca Pellegrini…
our lunches are absolutely amazing!
For lunch: rich tasting* of typical products as a first course followed by gourmet cuisine, in a fascinating vineyard of DOC wines “Colli di Parma”…
You’ll taste Prosciutto di Parma, Felino Salame, Culatello and many more of the beautiful regional cold cuts, a typical handmade biscuits and cakes with coffee finish the lunch
Afternoon (for the option “Full Day tour”)
Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Tour
Transfer to the Province of Reggio to admire a real 300 year old “Acetaia” with its barrels of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar – in fact our destination is the oldest in the region. You’ll learn the difference between the “real thing” and the balsamic condiments that you usually find in the supermarkets…Tasting session of 3 vintage Balsamico at the end of the visit.
Tour Finishes 3.30pm
The package includes: Foreign language speaking authorized guide, guided visit to a Parmigiano-Reggiano dairy with final tasting, picture stop at the Castle of Torrechiara, guided visit to a Prosciutto di Parma producer, guided visit to a “Colli di Parma” winery with final tasting/lunch of typical products and dishes (including the wines produced by the winery).
The package does not include: transportation (if not requested) and everything not mentioned in “The package includes”.
*the tasting/lunch can be organized also at a Prosciutto di Parma producer, depending on the availability and your preference.
Food tours in Parma FWT