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Must see Bologna with a local: private & personalizedHalf-day Tours

Must see Bologna with a local: private & personalized

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Explore the historic streets of Bologna with a private guide leading the way during this walking tour. See top landmarks including Piazza Maggiore, taste espresso under the famous portici (arched colonnades), and wander through the Montagnola Market. The itinerary can be customized according to your interests.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.95
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US$115.95
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Bologna Food Tour from a local perspectiveWine Tasting

Bologna Food Tour from a local perspective

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Bologna is home to one of the best cuisines in Italy—where favorites like tortellini and were created—but it can be a challenge for travelers to find down-to-earth meals in the restaurant circuit.  With this tour, a guide takes you to at least half a dozen restaurants and cafes serving dishes away from the tourists. It’s an immersion in local gastronomy with pasta, salumi, pizza, wine, and gelato.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$104.99
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US$104.99

Parma Food Valley Gourmet Tour EasyWine Tasting

Parma Food Valley Gourmet Tour Easy

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On this private, half-day tour, discover why the Emilia-Romagna region is world-famous amongst food lovers. Follow your guide to a dairy where Parmigiano Reggiano is produced, learn how the “king of cheese” is made, and enjoy samples. You also do plenty of tasting when you visit a Prosciutto di Parma producer. In between, pause for a photo opportunity foothills of the medieval village of Torrechiara, famed for its enormous castle.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.70
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US$119.70
Price varies by group size

Bologna Street Food Tour: Taste like localsHalf-day Tours

Bologna Street Food Tour: Taste like locals

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Discover Bologna from a culinary perspective on this food walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, visit one of the city’s oldest food markets, and check out traditional food shops like a bakery and pasta maker. Learn about Bologna’s culture, architecture, and history as you enjoy tastings of cheese, cured meats, bread, chocolate, gelato and more. It’s a delicious way to get to know this Italian foodie mecca.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.93
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US$90.93

Modena Food and Wine Tour Including Parmigiano Reggiano and Balsamic Vinegar TastingsWine Tasting

Modena Food and Wine Tour Including Parmigiano Reggiano and Balsamic Vinegar Tastings

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Take a food-centric 4-hour tour from Modena to learn how traditional Italian specialties Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and balsamic vinegar are made. Travel to a cheese producer to find out what it takes to make Parmigiano Reggiano, and sample some of the famous cheese. Visit an 'acetaia' (vinegar maker) back in Modena to learn just how long it takes to produce the best quality balsamic vinegar.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$254.44
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US$254.44
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Parmigiano cheese and Parma ham TourDay Trips

Parmigiano cheese and Parma ham Tour

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$82.64
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US$82.64
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Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory Small group Tour From ParmaWine Tasting

Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory Small group Tour From Parma

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Parmigiano Reggiano is one of Parma’s most famous gourmet specialties, but most enthusiasts don’t know how this prestigious cheese is produced. With this tour, enjoy an inside look at parmigiano from fresh milk to aged wheel. Learn about the history and stages of production from your guide, and cap off your visit by tasting three different aged Parmigiano Reggiano cheeses paired with local red wine and other area delicacies.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$52.95
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US$52.95
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Bologna traditional food tour - Do Eat Better ExperienceHalf-day Tours

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Bologna traditional food tour - Do Eat Better Experience

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Bologna is known as a culinary hotspot, and this walking tour offers an excellent overview of the city’s food scene. Visit a historic center with local food boutiques in addition to several cafes. Sample the city’s culinary offerings including wines, cheese, pasta, espresso, and either gelato or cake depending on the season.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$78.74
US$87.50
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US$78.74
US$87.50
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Withlocals 10 Tastings™: Safe & PRIVATE Bologna Food Tour with a Local ExpertHalf-day Tours

Withlocals 10 Tastings™: Safe & PRIVATE Bologna Food Tour with a Local Expert

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Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining! Ready to taste the best food in Bologna?Satisfy your cravings for local food and culture with highlights along the way, together with a foodie host. Enjoy 10 delicious tastings that range from torta di riso, Crescenta, and Lambrusco on a tasty food tour in Bologna. Fall in love with the flavorful Italian cuisine on this delicious food tour in Bologna! Enjoy a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. From yummy must-tries like the piadina, a thin Italian flatbread filled with a variety of cheeses, cold cuts, and vegetables, to unique dishes like Tortellini fritti, bites of crispy filled pasta, that legend says, was inspired by Venus’ belly button; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$90.93
Price varies by group size
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US$90.93
Price varies by group size
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Modena food tourHalf-day Tours

Modena food tour

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Embark on a journey into Modena’s history, culture and delicious food scene. Meet the proud families and fascinating stories behind food with our local guides. Taste and learn everything about Italian iconic food like Parmigiano Reggiano and Balsamic vinegar of Modena on a small-group tour limited to 8 people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$113.95
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US$113.95

Parmigiano-Reggiano and Parma Ham TourWine Tasting

Parmigiano-Reggiano and Parma Ham Tour

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$87.48
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US$87.48
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Discover Bologna's best kept secrets Half-day Tours

Discover Bologna's best kept secrets

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Follow a local to their favorite places in Bologna with this best kept secrets walking tour. See contemporary street art, trendy bars, quirky boutiques, and innovative restaurants during your stroll. Explore neighborhoods that are loved by locals for their vintage markets and contemporary art galleries. Discover a side of Bologna that's not in guidebooks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$77.31
Price varies by group size
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US$77.31
Price varies by group size
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Secret Food Tours BolognaHalf-day Tours

Secret Food Tours Bologna

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Treat your hungry self to a food tour of Bologna, and discover why the city is known for its love of gastronomy. With a local guide, you’ll savor breakfast, then sample fresh pasta, balsamic vinegar, cheese, wine, gelato, and even a secret dish—to be revealed on the tour. Explore the city by foot in between tastings, and learn about Bologna and its food heritage through the tour. Just let the local supplier know in advance if you have special dietary requirements.
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  • 4 hours
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US$103.31
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US$103.31

Ultimate Bologna Food Experience: Private and PersonalizedHalf-day Tours

Ultimate Bologna Food Experience: Private and Personalized

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Follow your senses — and a gourmet guide — around Italy’s culinary capital on a private food tour in Bologna. Remove the guesswork from choosing eateries and let a local show you the best delis, cafes, markets, and bakeries scattered through the historic city center. Sample Bolognese specialties like tortellini and mortadella, discover new favorite dishes, and rest your feet over an aperitif at an open-air market.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$136.57
Price varies by group size
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US$136.57
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A half day in Bologna with a local: private & personalizedHalf-day Tours

A half day in Bologna with a local: private & personalized

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A great tour for first-time visitors, you’ll see the city with a local guide who has a passion for Bologna. The tour is completely customizable—visit a cafe for a snack based on your dietary preferences (or maybe some grappa), indulge in a bit of shopping, or check out a few art galleries. Learn about the city’s Medieval and Renaissance history and explore the plazas and old buildings downtown.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$103.07
Price varies by group size
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US$103.07
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 Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham and Torrechiara Castle tour from ParmaDay Trips

Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham and Torrechiara Castle tour from Parma

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Combine culture and cuisine with this tour that stops at both a Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano producer for a tour and tasting, as well as the 15th-century Torrechiara Castle. Learn how two of Parma’s gourmet specialties are produced and enjoy tastings of both paired with local wine. End your day with a stop at the medieval Castello di Torrechiara, with free time to explore on your own.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$87.48
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US$87.48
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Parma traditional food tour - Do Eat Better ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Parma traditional food tour - Do Eat Better Experience

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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. - Cotechino with mashed potatoes– typical sausage made with pork meat and rind and then cooked slowly for hours to make it soft and delicious. - Duchessa’s cake – a complex and refined dessert. - Caffè espresso
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$86.33
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US$86.33
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Half Day Parma Food Tour: Parmesan Cheese, Parma Ham, LunchDay Trips

Half Day Parma Food Tour: Parmesan Cheese, Parma Ham, Lunch

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Discover Parma’s culinary scene on a half-day food tour that includes lunch and wine. Visit a local Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese maker and a Parma ham producer, where you’ll learn about the city’s two most famous exports. End at a restaurant for a 3-course meal that features typical dishes like pasta, salami, and dessert, plus coffee and regional wine like Lambrusco and Malvasia. This tour operates in two ways: either your own car with a guide or with a tour driver and vehicle.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$112.15
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US$112.15

Parma Walking Food TourHalf-day Tours

Parma Walking Food Tour

Experience Parma’s rich culture and fascinating history the best way possible – through its cuisine! We are parmesans who is wildly passionate about all the delicious food found around this world-famous and historical town. During this Parma Food walking tour you will discover the history, art and culture of the “Little Capital” and will experience parmesan lifestyle, visiting the places frequented by locals and immersing yourself in the street life. By booking on this Parma Food Walking Tour, you will have the opportunity to experience our passion by eating traditional Parmesan and Italian food! You will discover the secrets of the worldwide famous typical products of this area and taste them: Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, Parma Ham, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Culatello of Zibello, Lambrusco and Gelato. These are just some of the protagonists of this exciting walk!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.42
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US$79.42

Visit a Culatello Ham Producer with Traditional LunchDining Experiences

Visit a Culatello Ham Producer with Traditional Lunch

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Take a unique tour of an artisan culatello ham factory to learn about how this prized Italian cured meat is made. Savor a typical lunch, including wine and local specialties, at the conclusion of your visit.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$116.87
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US$116.87

Small Group Parma Ham Farm tourHalf-day Tours

Small Group Parma Ham Farm tour

Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham) is one of Parma’s flagship gourmet specialties, and you’ll enjoy an inside look at how this prestigious cured ham is created on this farm tour. Learn about the history of this traditional charcuterie and its stages of production from fresh pork through the salting and curing processes from your guide. End your visit with a prosciutto tasting, paired with local Malvasia wine.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56.40
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US$56.40

A fun Sunday discovering Bologna's top coffee, pizza, gelato and more!Half-day Tours

A fun Sunday discovering Bologna's top coffee, pizza, gelato and more!

Bologna is a city that has long been known for its great food and as a city that loves to eat well. It has been famous on both counts since the 12th century, and its gastronomy continues to evolve, while the historic classics are excellent to this day. Right now, Bologna food culture is fizzing and developing in exciting ways. As a local and as a food and food history lover, let me take you to places we locals like - places that are off the tourist radar - to experience the best that Bologna currently has to offer in the way of ever popular staples like coffee, bread, pizza, Aperitivo and gelato.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$118.22
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US$118.22

Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from MilanDay Trips

Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Milan

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Feast your senses on the rich flavors and enticing aromas of gourmet Italian products during a private half- or full-day tour of the Emilia Romagna region from Milan. Opt to drive yourself or be transported by a private chauffeur, and then delve into the region’s rich culinary traditions with an expert gastronome guide. Discover the secrets behind artisan production methods and visit a Parma ham producer and cheese dairy to savor delicious samples. Feast upon a traditional Italian lunch in an ambient wine cellar and receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$165.74
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US$165.74
Price varies by group size

Lambrusco making: winery tourWine Tasting

Lambrusco making: winery tour

Tour Italy’s beautiful Parma region and learn about the Lambrusco wines that come from the region. Enjoy a visit to a local winery and take a guided tour of the facilities to learn about Lambrusco, which comes from the Emilia-Romagna region, and the estate. Then, enjoy a tasting of red and white wines before heading back to Parma.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.70
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