Parma's contribution to Italian cuisine cannot be understated. With this guided tour you will discover more about the best-known products of the region, as well as admiring the splendid historic center of the city.
Discover Parma and its wonderful historic center
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 crudo 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.
Taste the most typical foods in Parma
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, discovering the legends and history behind this beautiful city.
Aside from the culinary treats, Parma has to offer some historic wonders: your private guided tour will take you to admire the 12th century unique Cathedral, with its prominent Baptistery. Your local expert guide will take you to walk thorugh Palazzo della Pilotta, once known as the ducal residence, passing by Teatro Farnese, a breath-taking theatre entirely made of wood and marble. Continue your journey through the enchanting Chamber of St. Paul, a former convent that boasts a masterpiece fresco by Correggio, and, at last but not at least, Piazza Garibaldi, the main square of the city.
Enjoy the artistic and culinary treasures of Parma
Finally, enjoy a tasting of Parma most traditional products such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham matched with local wine Lambrusco. Your private guide will tell you more about Parmigiano Reggiano & Parma ham history and secrets and guide you through the tasting aslo some other local deli such as culatello and balsamic vinegar. You will not miss desserts of course, with a tasting of typical pastries in a local bakery.
Spend some time in genuine Parma culture, visiting places that the locals have frequented for more than 50 years!