With this exciting food & wine tour you will visit the city of Parma and its greatest culinary delights! Among prosciutto, cold cuts, wine and cheeses you will move between the cities of Reggio Emilia and Modena to discover a vinegar factory where the famous balsamic vinegar is produced.
Our gastronomic tour will give you the opportunity to taste the most renowned food delights of the Emilia-Romagna region. You will visit Parma, enjoying the delicious products of a dairy farm and a ham-factory, as you taste the local wine in one of the typical wine cellars.
The culinary traditions of Parma are mostly famous for two products: the Parmiggiano-Reggiano cheese and the Prosciutto di Parma. With our tour you will finally discover those two typical products of excellence of Italian food.
You will visit a real dairy farm where those products are put to rest. You will discover how they are preserved and all the processing techniques, and you will learn with the "Marino wind", the wind blowing from the Ligurian Sea to the hills of Parma, is so necessary to the curing of the prosciutto.
In the morning, you will have the opportunity to stop in the small medieval village of Torrechiara dominated by the castle built in 1448 by Pier Maria Rossi for his mistress, Bianca Pellegrini. A stop in the history before heading towards the countryside hills and visit one of the wineries that produce the "Colli di Parma" DOC quality wine.
In the winery, you will enjoy a hearty lunch of typical products, accompanied by a glass of wines produced right from the cellar, such as Lambrusco or Malvasia.
One of the most popular flavors of the Emilian cuisine is born in this area... Our tour will take you in the area between Reggio Emilia and Modena for a visit to a vinegar factory, where you'll taste the true balsamic vinegar from Modena and you will understand what makes it so unique.
The location of this factory, including barrels and production processes, will end with a tasting session of the product for a perfect end of a day dedicated to good food.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
The price displayed is the price per person in the case of 7 participants.
This tour ends in Reggio Emilia / Modena.
Depending on availability, the tasting / lunch can also be arranged at a ham factory as a substitute to the wine cellar.
IN THE PRICE OF THE TOUR DOES NOT 'INCLUDE TRANSPORT. If you do not have your own car, we can provide private car transportation to and from Parma and Bologna, at a price of € 395 (if accommodation in Parma) or € 495 (if you are staying in Bologna).
You will receive confirmation within 48 hours of booking. Once the booking is confirmed we will send the voucher by e.mail. This is the proof of your purchase.