Visit Parma and taste the typical regional products
What better way to discover the treasures of Parma than with a private 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.
Guided excursion of the Centre of Parma, with Tasting of Typical Products highlights:
- Discover the gastronomic culture and the architectural wonders of Parma
- Enjoy the magnificent palaces and churches that adorn the historic center
- Taste some of the most famous products of the Emilia-Romagna region
- Visit the major attractions of Parma with an expert local guide
- Finish off with a tasting of typical products
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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 visit the 12th century unique Cathedral, with its prominent Baptistery. Start your walking tour with the visit of Palazzo della Pilotta, once known as the ducal residence. Enter the monumental palace and visit Teatro Farnese, a breath-taking theatre entirely made of wood and marble. Continue your journey through the enchanting Parma National Gallery. Visit the 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 in an elegant café overlooking the Duomo. Your private guide will tell you more about Parmigiano Reggiano & Parma ham history and secrets and guide you through the tasting.
Spend some time in genuine Parma culture, visiting places that the locals have frequented for more than 50 years!
- Accredited local guide
- 3-hours guided visit of the historic center of Parma
- Aperitif with local wine, Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma hams
- Entrance tickets to the monuments (National Gallery + Farnese theatre, The Chamber of St. Paul)
- Entrance to attractions not specified in "Included" box
- Transfers by car/minivan/minibus or bus
- Tips (optional)
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!
Please note that this is a walking tour. Transfers by car/minivan/minibus or bus are NOT included.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.