Food Valley Gourmet Tour

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Food Valley Gourmet Tour
Duration

Durations: 8 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Enjoy the best of the food valley in one day

From £ 145.07 per person

  1. Tour Overview

        

    Pick-ups: If you choose the option WITH TRANSPORTATION the price is calculated
    considering a pick-up from Parma or immediate surroundings (max 15 Km). Pick-ups from other locations will have a surcharge to be agreed upon by email request.
     

    Guide: the guide joins you on board just in case you buy the tour grade WITH TRANSPORTATION. In case you choose the SELFDRIVE grade, the guide drives the own car and you just follow with yours (with our instructions as emergency measure).
     

    Lunch: the lunch can be organized at a local restaurant, a Prosciutto di Parma producer, an agriturismo or a wine maker depending on availability.
     

        

    Foreign language speaking authorized guide (until lunch included)
     

     Guided visit to a Parmigiano-Reggiano dairy with final tasting
     

     Picture stop at the Castle of Torrechiara
     

     Guided visit to a Prosciutto di Parma producer
     

     Full typical lunch at a farm-to-table restaurant / agriturismo / wine maker
     

  2. Tour Itinerary

    09.30 - Parmigiano factory visit

    Meet our guide in Parma and go visit an authentic producer of Parmigiano-Reggiano PDO. Discover how the King of all cheeses has been made in the same way since the benedectine monks invented it centuries ago: you'll first see the the hand making, then the salt pools and finally the "wheel cathedrals", real walls of cheese in a single room. Tasting at the end. 


    11.00 - Torrechiara Castle visit

    Photo stop at the medieval village of Torrechiara dominated by its romantic castle: For sure the most spectacular amidst the Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza and Northern Italy, dating back to 1448 DC, built by Sir Pier Maria Rossi for his lover Bianca Pellegrini.


    11.15 - Visit to the Prosciutto di Parla

    Visit one of the family-run ham factories producing the mythical Prosciutto di Parma DOP. You will get to know why the best ham can only be made in the hills of Parma, where the "Marino" wind blows from the Ligurian Sea through the so-called Food Valley of Italy. Tasting at lunch.


    13.30 - Wine Pairing Lunch

    Full lunch based on the typical products of the territory in a farm-to-table restaurant: Parmigiano, Prosciutto as well as other kind of local cold cuts, a typical filled pasta dish (tortelli di Parma), homemade cakes. All paired up with local wines like Lambrusco and Malvasia!


  3. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 0 hours or less before event