Top 20 Experiences in parma
Private Half Day Parma Food Walking Tour
Experience Parma’s rich culture and fascinating history the best way possible – through its cuisine! We are parmesans who are wildly passionate about all the delicious food found around this world famous and historical town. During this walking tour you will experience parmesan lifestyle, visiting the places frequented by locals and immersing yourself in the street life. Booking this tour, you will experience our passion by eating traditional Parmesan and Italian food! You will discover the secrets of the worldwide famous products of this area and taste them: Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Culatello of Zibello, Lambrusco and Gelato. These are just some of the protagonists of this exciting walk! Option 1 is all inclusive. Option 2 doesn’t include tasting. You choose your own food and pay for it directly. There is no requirement to buy any of the food recommended, though our tour stops at some pretty amazing eateries so it can be hard to resist!
Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour Full Day
Ever dreamt of spending a full day in the Food Valley of Italy with a top-notch guide and the most famous gourmet products of the world all around you? Well, here you can!
Parmigiano Cheese, Parma Ham and Balsamic Tour in Italy
During the visit it is possible to see the typical products of Emilia Region. In particular the visitors will enter inside of the traditional factories and discover the production of the real Parmigiano cheese, Parma Ham and the traditional balsamic of Modena. In each factory there will be the tasting. Our tours include: pick up and drop off in Parma, guide, entry fee in the factories and tastings.
Parmigiano cheese and Parma ham Tour
You will appreciate the real Parmigiano cheese production in a very traditional factory. It will be possible to see the when cheese makers pull the cheese from the milk vats. You will then be taken to the seasoning/storage rooms to see the final stages of production. At the end of the tour there will be a degustation of different aged Parmigiano Reggiano Cheeses. For Parma ham Prosciutto factory visit we will proceed to the idyllic hills of Langhirano home of Prosciutto di Parma Ham. You will move into the “environmental temperature stage”, by visiting the seasoning rooms, here characterized by the typical scents of the ham. During this stage it will be explained the method of “spillatura”, the process in which only the finest ham pasts the test, those selected by the Inspector of the Consortium will then be branded with the infamous ‘Crown of Parma’. At the end of the food tour there will be a degustation of Parma ham and a glass of Malvasia, a sparkling, white local wine.
Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Tasting Tour
Enter a world of parmigiano-reggiano cheese on a 2-hour visit to a Parma 'caseficio' (cheese factory). Watch the cheese makers at work as they separate the whey and shape the cheese into wheels. Before you leave, finish with a tasting of cheese paired with honey and regional wine. Learn the origins of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese on a visit to a cheese factory in Parma. Hear how the cheese – protected by the EU – is still produced following traditional methods. Watch the cheese makers pull the product from the milk vats, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the process of cooking and separating the whey. Visit the shaping and salting rooms before going to the stagionatura where the cheese is aged. Savor the sight and smell of thousands of wheels of cheese. Learn about the strict tests performed by the Consorzio, such as hammering the cheeses before the fire branding ritual. Then, taste different aged Parmigiano Reggiano Cheeses.
Guided small-group tour TastyBus: Parmesan Cheese and Parma Ham
Hop on a TastyBus and discover the finest Parma products in one day! Visit Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Parma ham factories with tastings to learn their ancient story and savour exceptional quality. Keep discovering local delicacies and stop for a lunch at small trattoria and traditional balsamic vinegar factory with delicious guided tasting.
Parma Food Valley Gourmet Private Tour Easy
Ever dreamt of spending a half-day in the Food Valley of Italy with a top-notch guide and the most famous gourmet products of the world all around you? Well, now you can!
Parmigiano-Reggiano and Parma Ham Small Group Tour
This tour is all you have to know about the production of Parma’s traditional products: Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma Ham. After the pick up at the meeting point, you will ride to "Casello" where the milk is cooked and the process of cheese making begins. Then your tour leader will take you to visit the brine room. These cheesemakers will explain the secrets of milk processing and you will see how the artisan cheese diaries work with their hands. You will have the opportunity to see the full process of how the experts make the famous cheese. Before leaving the factory, you will enjoy a glass of wine with Parmigiano Reggiano. The tour continues to Parma Ham’s factory. The process starts with the arrival of the fresh pork legs then the experts will proceed with salting, resting, washing, drying, curing, greasing and branding. After exploring each step of Ham producing, you will taste the Parma Ham paired with a glass of wine.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory Small group Tour From Parma
Visit a traditional Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory in the countryside of Parma. Explore the secrets of Italy’s most famous cheese and learn how it goes through each phase. The tour starts with the pick up at the agreed location. Then you will ride to the Parmigiano Reggiano Factory. On your way, you will hear about the history of this famous product. At the factory, you will be introduced to the ingredients and the process of cheesemaking. Professional cheesemakers will explain the secrets of milk processing and you will be able to see how the artisans inside the cheese dairies work with their hands. You will find out how the experts make the famous Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Before leaving the factory, you will enjoy a glass of wine with Parmigiano Reggiano and local products.
Parma traditional food tour - Do Eat Better Experience
With our gastronomic tour in Parma you can immerse yourself in the local gastronomic tradition accompanied by a local expert, a person who lives in the place and who knows all the secrets and curiosities about it, with whom you can discover the restaurants/eateries and the most hidden places, frequented only by locals. Here is a list of your possible tastings! - Chopping board of cold cuts, Parmigiano cheese and glass of wine - Tortelli with “erbette”/pumkinks or anolini: Tortelli are a square-shape egg pasta filled with differents ingredients such as beet leaves and spinach, ricotta, parmesan cheese or with pumpkin. - Carciofa: this delicious and cheesy quiche will leave you speechless. - Bomba di riso - a rice timbale seasoned with a meat sauce. - Tigelle - prepared with a mixture of flour, lard, yeast and water. Typically stuffed with salami - Duchessa’s cake – a complex and refined dessert. - Caffè espresso
Half Day Private Emilia Foodie Experience
Emilia Foodie Experience is an extraordinary journey through a landscape of rivers, plains and hills and the jewels of the Italian gastronomic tradition! We will discover the secrets of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosciutto di Parma, their ancient origins and unparalleled balance of knowledge, man’s passion and nature’s bounty. We will see the cheese production process in full swing and we will visit all the rooms of the cheese dairy: the production room, the shaping room, the salting room and the amazing warehouse! The dairy experience will end with a tasting of delicious Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. We will reach an authentic Prosciutto di Parma Plant, crossing the Parma Hills region. During the visit to the plant we will be able to observe the production process of this delicacy and learn about its important history and all the standards which must be complied with, to fully understand the the origins of the unique character of Parma ham: the sweetness!
Fresh Pasta class with truffle and local wine tasting
We will pick you up and take you back to Parma and then move to Calestano, a very characteristic medieval village. Once you arrive, before you start to knead, we will visit the center of the village, the church and the historical part of it. With my help you can learn the secrets of Emilian cuisine. You can replicate at home an excellent homemade pasta topped with an excellent Italian sauce. Thanks to this experience you can surprise your friends and let them know the true Italian gastronomic culture. Once the lesson is over you will be able to prepare fettuccine, tagliatelle and pappardelle and, if you need it, I will personally send you the recipes we made together. We’ll have lunch/dinner together and you can enjoy the pasta you made and we’ll end up with an exceptional tiramisu (my friends say it’s the best they’ve ever eaten. Would you agree?)
Private Traditional Truffle Hunting in the Woods with a dog
Very traditional and intensive experience, where it is possible to discover the typical italian truffle with the dog. People are looking for the truffles with our certified guide and the lagotto romagnolo dog. After the truffle hunting in the wood, there will be the dinner hand made with truffle, pasta, eggs and Lambrusco wine. Pick up and drop off in Parma are included.
Small-Group Parma Tour of City Highlights with Top-Rated Local Guide
Parma is quite a small town it offers many outstanding monuments and art. A knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide will lead you to discover the marvels of this charming town. Let's stop in Piazza del Duomo, the heart of the city, then you will see the Farnese theatre, the Pilotta palace and much more. Art and history, we truly cannot think of a better way to spend time while on holidays!
Share your Pasta Love: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class in Parma
You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two! Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. • Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand • Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types • Learn to make the iconic tiramisu • Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests • Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Parmigiano Reggiano & Balsamic Vinegar Private Tour and Tasting
Have you ever wondered how the King of Italian cheeses is made? What's the feeding of dairy cows, how much milk do they produce, how is it stored and delivered to the dairy? We will follow the cheese production process, side by side with the expert master cheesemaker. We will see the master cheesemaker’s deft movements during the breaking of the curd and the delicate cooking phase during which the heat is skillfully controlled to expel water from the granules. We will discover ancient tools and modern materials, method and passion, a magical combination that leads to the creation of Parmigiano Reggiano every morning. At the end of this experience, Parmigiano Reggiano taste will always bring back memories of the passion and the marvels encountered along the way. We will discover the secrets of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, one of the hidden and still little-known jewels of Reggio Emilia and Modena. We are waiting for you to live a truly unforgettable experience!
Slow Parma Food Experience Half Day Private Tour and Tasting
Looking for an authentic experience, far from the major tourist flows, to discover the soul and traditions of the Italian Food Valley? Come and discover Emilia Romagna and its food excellences, Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma, at a slow pace, relying on the professionalism of a local and experienced private guide dedicated to you and your friends or family. You will follow the whole production chain, from the feeding of milking cows to the aging of the cheese wheels in the foodies heaven, the astounding Parmigiano Reggiano warehouse. You will closely watch the cheese master’s experienced hands during the breaking of the curd and his deft movements during the lifting of the cheese out of the kettle. The visit will end with a delightful tasting of different ageings of cheese. We will transfer to the hills of Parma to visit one of the plants where the inimitable Prosciutto is produced. The tour will end with a lunch of typical Parma delicacies and wine from the Parma Hills.
Parma food tour
Accompanied by a local guide, delve into the culinary scene of Parma by visiting food markets and family shops. Sample local specialties like anolini in brodo, culatello, Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Deepen your knowledge of Parma culinary and cultural traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 8 people.
Tasting and Biking Parma
Enjoy a easy bike tour to visit a Parmigiano Reggiano cheesefactory and see all production chain, to know the secrets of this great cheese and the huge storage with thousands wheels of cheese! We ride in the countryside, low traffic roads and bike's lane, to relax and "taste" our nature! Before lunch we back in the city and we go to taste our cured meat and local wine in a special delicatessen or old "osteria". There is also a possibility to rent an electric bike For more tours and availability write me
Vineyards and Delicacies of Parma's Surrounding Hills
The winery is located in a very pleasant, panoramic position in the hills of Parma and is surrounded by vineyards from which the typical Emilian wines are produced. The tour commences in the vineyard with a brief on the history of the grapes and the estate. You will then proceed into the cellars where the guide will explain the whole wine making process.