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.
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.
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.
Taste the traditional flavors of Emilia-Romagna on this all-day food tour. Go to the source of Parma ham and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and learn about how these exceptional products are made. Sample traditional balsamic vinegar and get a feeling for the local life with lunch at a small trattoria. Round-trip transportation from Parma on a mini shuttle bus is included.
Parma is famous for its Parma Ham and this 2-hour small-group tour will take you behind the scenes at a traditional pig farm. Explore the organic farm and factory; learn the secrets of cooling, salting, and resting the gourmet ham; then sample some delicious cold cuts, accompanied by fine regional wines.
Birthplace of parmesan, prosciutto, and balsamic vinegar, it’s no surprise that Parma is considered the capital of Emilia Romagna’s “Food Valley”. With this private food tour, enjoy exclusive access to small producers and learn how authentic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma ham, and Aceto Balsamico are made and aged. Relax over tastings at each stop and end with lunch featuring local ham, cheese, and ravioli served with wine.
Visit a traditional Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory. Learn the origins of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese on a visit to a cheese factory in Parma.After the guide has briefly introduced the Parmigiano Reggiano historical outline we start our visit in the local “casello”. Here is where the milk is cooked inside “caldere” and the Parmigiano Reggiano comes out.You’ll have the chance to visit the brine room and the aging room where it will be possible to “beat” the cheese as a Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium experts does. At the end of the visit will be offered a tasting of three different aging of Parmigiano Reggiano with local red wine and and other typical Parmesan products.
Driving and wine tasting don’t mix. Let your private chauffeur be your designated driver on this indulgent tour, available in the morning or afternoon depending on your schedule. Traveling direct from your door through the vineyards of Emilia-Romagna, explore an authentic local winery. Then savor three signature wines, perhaps malvasia, Lambrusco, and trebbiano, alongside local nibbles on a terrace with sweeping country views.
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.
Discover the secrets of the production of the famous Parma ham and learn its origins on a visit to a Ham factory in Parma, the city loved for its renowned ham and the famous Parmigiano Reggiano.The guide will introduce the tour talking briefly about the history and visiting the “cold stage”, where the fresh meats are processed.Here are chosen only the best meats to be processed as “Prosciutto di Parma” You’ll see the salting machine and the refrigeration cells. From here we move through the seasoning rooms where you’ll smell the typical ham scent, and with the “spillatura” system they are branded with the famous “Corona di Parma”. Once produced, Parma ham arrives on the tables of the best restaurants in the world.The visit ends with a tasting of Parma and the typical Malvasia wine from this area.
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.
We will visit the best wineries in the area, personally selected by me over the years, I know the producers personally and the good relationship that binds us will make the visit even more unique.My name is Daniele and I was born and raised in a family of wine producers, Barbera is the one that flows in my veins. Over the years I have attended various courses including the Sommelier Course at the Italian Sommelier Association AIS, a course of excellence for this sector.But above all it is the continuous curiosity that drives a true wine lover, the same motivating force that pushed me to go around Italy and visit wineries where I discovered something interesting every time and met wonderful people who put themselves in what they do .Wine is my passion and I am terribly contagious.
Parma hillside is a sweet and harmonious landscape, dotted by ancient and charming castles. Torrechiara is the jewel of this collection, outstanding for its location and its appearance, both a fortress and a leisure residence. A quick and pleasant walk joins the main court to a winery, which takes advantage of the soil quality and exposure to produce excellent wines, to be enjoyed chilling out with an amazing view.
A half day tour, closely away from Parma, towards the great river Po, discovering the King of cold cuts: Culatello. The tour will lead you from the magnificent Ducal Palace of Colorno, also known as a small parmesan Versailles, to a cellar where you will enjoy the view and fragrance of more than 7.000 Culatellos, whose seasoning takes advantage of the humid climate of these surroundings. The appetizer will be based on a selection of cold cuts, accompanied by red local wines such as Fortana and Lambrusco, while the lunch will be hosted by an ancient mill, formerly owned by Giuseppe Verdi's family.
The very best of Emilia delicacies in just one day: Parmigiano, Parma ham and Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale. Treasures that a tireless tradition has brought through the centuries, and that have made the name of this region and its cities a synonym of gastronomic excellence all over the world.Go through the productive processes, regulated by an ancient knowledge, and the tasting will be even more unforgettable.
Two architectural wonders lie in the middle of Parma countryside, a few kilometers distant from each other.The first is Rocca Sanvitale, a fortress standing in the middle of the village of Fontanellato, gradually become a pleasure residence for the ancient family who has owned it for more than six centuries. The latter is the largest labyrinth in the world, dreamed and constructed by Franco Maria Ricci, a publisher and philanthropist whose astonishing art collection is kept in a gallery, at ht heart of the labyrinth itself. A whole day, to find your own path through beauty.
The name of Parma is well known all around the world, for both its culinary and art treasures. An exclusive guided tour will allow you to discover them all, in just one day. From Langhirano, seat of the Museum of Parma ham, you will reach a ham factory where you will witness the production process, based on an ancient and unchanging knowledge. After a rich tasting of local delicacies, you will get back to the historical heart of Parma, where a majestic Cathedral and a gorgeous Baptistry dominate the skyline of the small, yet charming capital of taste and beauty.
Franco Maria Ricci, a well-known art publisher and philanthropist, has made his dream come true: the largest labyrinth in the world, entirely made of bamboo plants, stands now in the middle of the sweet countryside of Parma, guarding the art collection he has gathered in more than fifty years. At the heart of this, a gourmet bistrot and gorgeous suites will give you the experience of an unusual, unforgettable overnight stay. A private driver will be at your disposal for transfers and simply to visit the surroundings. Take the chance of getting lost in Beauty.
First, you will set off for your first stop at the world-famous Ferrari museum in Maranello. Learn all about the history of Ferrari and live the dream through exhibitions of images, vintage cars and F1 single-seaters. The guide will lead you through the museum. Optionally you can also have the chance to drive one of the most famous car in the world.The second stop will be at Sant’Agata Bolognese, the home town of Lamborghini. You’ll visit the new Lamborghini Museum. Engines, models and photos help provide visitors with a complete overview of the history of this automotive saga, which is continuing in the slipstream of Ferruccio Lamborghini’s first visionary idea.Then, we’ll reach Borgo Panicale, where the historic Ducati motorcycle factory is located. You’ll visit the Museum that, divided into nine main sections, it reiterates the chronology of over fifty years of Ducati's evolution from a small electrical company to a motorcycling giant.
Have you ever spent a night in a castle? Discover the wonders of Pallavicino Castle, a few kilometers away from Parma, and feel the charming tradition of a family who built this manor in 1025 and still lives in it. Chill out with an exclusive aperitif in front of an astonishing horizon of hills, enjoy a gourmet dinner and, finally, rest like a real king.
There are many virtues in the province of Parma, a territory with a strong identity and rich in traditions. It is a pleasure to meet and discover every aspect of it: a set of emotions that can make you fall in love even after a single glance.
A day to discover the "lower Parma area", the area where the presence of the Po river and the lowland fog influence the seasoning of the king of cured meats: the Culatello. During the tour we will visit an ancient Renaissance castle, transformed into the seat of taste par excellence by a Michelin-starred chef.From the visit of some rooms rich in furniture and elegant furnishings, you will go to the vegetable garden, to the suggestive underground cellars, where the seasoning of thousands of culatelli takes place, many of which are reserved for V.I.P. and political and entertainment figures. From the museum dedicated to the pig, where you will learn the history of breeding and production, you will go to the kitchens, for a private lesson, "with a rolling pin" to learn the art of the typical fresh Emilian pasta. Following tasting and lunch.
Visit first a Parmigiano Reggiano factory where you’ll learn how the famous cheese is made and where you'll enjoy a tasting of three different aging of cheese. From here we’ll reach a Parma Ham factory where you'll learn the history and you'llvisit the “cold stage”, where the fresh meats are processed; end your tour with a tasting of Parma ham and savor its sweetness and unique flavor.Then we’ll have a stop for a delicious traditional 4-course Italian meal in a typical restaurant near the beautiful Castle. Will be served local products, such as tortelli di erbetta e zucca, Parma Ham, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and local wines.After lunch, we’ll reach a famous winery that produces white and red wine from this area. It will be possible to walk around the vineyard and then move inside the cellars, where experts will explain the winemaking process upbottling. At the end of the visit there will be a tasting of three different types of white and red wines.