What better way to discover the treasures of Parma than with our guided tour that will give you the opportunity to fully enjoy the two main feature of this beautiful city: the artistic treasures and the food delights.
Parma's contribution to Italian cuisine cannot be understated. Join us on this guided tour in which you will discover more about the best-known products of the region, as well as admiring the splendid historic center of the city.
Parma's reputation has been built both on its artistic wonders as well as its gastronomic heritage. The delicious dishes from Parma have become example in Italian restaurants all over the world for their unique taste.
The region has given us such delights as Parmigiano-Reggiano, this distinctive and prestigious cheese enjoyed all over the world, as it the ham from Parma (known as "Prosciutto di Parma"), Culatello di Zibello, a type of cured salami, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar to drizzle onto salads and other dishes, and the famous tortellini, just to mention the best known ones.
Once you try those delights in Parma, you will be hooked for life! Along the tour of the city, you will be in the expert hands of our highly-knowledgeable guide who will lead you into traditional food shops where you can sample the delights of our local products, discovering the legends and history behind them.
Aside from the culinary treats, Parma has to offer some historic wonders: our guided tour will take you to visit the 12th century unique Cathedral, with its prominent Baptistery; the Pilotta Palace, which houses the Academy of Fine Arts and features the Baroque style Farnese theatre with its wooden floorboards; the San Giovanni and the Steccata churches, and much more...
Finally, we shall make a stop at one of the most renowned haunts in the city where you can try a panino or focaccia like you have never tasted before.
Spend some time in genuine Parma culture, visiting places that the locals have frequented for more than 50 years. By the end of the trip you will feel like an expert of the city. And remember, when you return to your hotel in the evening, you certainly won't need to worry about dinner!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and suitable clothing to grant you the access to places of worship (legs up to the knees and shoulders must be covered).
Don't forget to bring your camera with you!