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Parmigiano cheese and Parma ham Tour

Parmigiano cheese and Parma ham Tour

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  • 5 hours
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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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* A traveler said: "Matteo was an awesome, knowledgeable and caring guide. The cheese makers were accommodating and the ham folks very friendly. Learned a lot at both places and tasting was excellent at both places."


Tasting and Biking Parma

Tasting and Biking Parma

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  • 4 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$89.09
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Take an easy bike tour from Parma city to a cheese factory to see how the city’s eponymous delicacy is made. Sample three agings of parmesan cheese (12 24, and 36 months), comparing how the flavors develop. Then bike back into town via low-traffic back roads, where you’ll enjoy a lunch of cured meats and wine at a local osteria.
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* A traveler said: "My sister and I loved our time in Parma. We were a little nervous about the bikes and traffic, but David was an excellent guide. He was also SO knowledgeable about the history and importance of cheese in this area. We also enjoyed a wonderful lunch and conversation following the tour. I definitely recommend this tour!"


Parma Food Valley Gourmet Private Tour Easy

Parma Food Valley Gourmet Private Tour Easy

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  • 4 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$123.74
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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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* A traveler said: "Our guide Georgia was so knowledgeable and accommodating. We loved it. We learned so much and enjoyed all the food!"


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

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

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  • 6 hours
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$115.93
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$115.93
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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* A traveler said: "Was a great day to learn about parmigiano regiano and prosciutto di parma and visit the different production facilities around Parma. Our guide was Lisa, a foodie, great energy, very knowledgabe of the production processes and made the day pass by seemlessly. Thanks again Lisa for a great day !!"


Parma food tour

Parma food tour

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.93
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Taste local specialties and delve into Parma’s renowned culinary scene during this small-group, half-day food crawl. Make five gourmet stops for sweet and savory samples, including cured meats, local pastas, and freshly made desserts, paired with wines and espresso. You’ll also taste Prosciutto di Parma, resulting in a full lunch.
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Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Milan
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Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Milan

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  • 6 hours
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$171.33
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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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* A traveler said: "This tour was wonderful...so interesting.|Our tour guide, Amalda, was amazing. She is a lovely girl, so knowledgable about the areas visited. |We learned so much. Highly recommended."


Private Half Day Tour to Parma the City of Perfume

Private Half Day Tour to Parma the City of Perfume

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  • 3 hours
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$100.07
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$100.07
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Parma the City of Perfume is an exclusive opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of the city and discover, through an olfactory journey, the tradition of perfume and the protagonists of its supply chain in Parma from 1816 to 2020. The greenhouses of the Ducal Park introduce us to the discovery of the famous Violetta di Parma. Numerous traces of Maria Luigia of Austria’s predilection for the violet can be found inside the Glauco Lombardi Museum. The visit to Violetta di Parma 1930 shop allows us to retrace the life of Ludovico Borsari and the birth of the perfume that later became a symbol of the city and the Duchess. We will visit an Acqua di Parma Flagship Store to get to know the brand from its origins to new variations and discover the history of the companies of the Parma perfume supply chain, which arose many years ago in small laboratories, to grow to the point to have become some of the major references worldwide for perfumery packaging, bottles, caps and labels.
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Parmigiano Reggiano & Balsamic Vinegar Private Tour and Tasting

Parmigiano Reggiano & Balsamic Vinegar Private Tour and Tasting

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$96.41
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$96.41
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Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region produces some of its most famous gastronomic exports, including delicious meats, cheeses, and condiments. With this tour, discover two of Parma’s specialties—Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and balsamic vinegar—during a private tasting. Visit a traditional dairy and a local vinegar producer, learn all about the age-old production methods, and taste a selection of aged cheeses and vinegar.
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Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory Small group Tour From Parma

Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory Small group Tour From Parma

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  • 3 hours
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$57.11
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$57.11
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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* A traveler said: "We can 100% recommend doing this tour. Mattia is super friendly and very knowledgeable about the region and the cheese making process. It helps that his parents run the cheese factory so he‘s basically grown up around the cheese and you can tell he‘s passionate about it. Next time we‘re in the area we‘ll definitely book another tour with him!"


Parma Hillside Private Food Tour and Tasting

Parma Hillside Private Food Tour and Tasting

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  • 6 hours
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$157.42
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$157.42
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The verdant hills and vineyards around Parma produce some of the most famous foods of the Emilia Romagna region. On this private tour, sample traditional delicacies including Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and Culatta. Visit a local dairy and Prosciutto plant to learn how these specialities are made, enjoy a glass of DOC Parma Hills wine, and admire the views from Torrechiara Castle (Castello di Torrechiara).
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* A traveler said: "The tour and tasting with Laura was absolutely incredible! She was extremely knowledgeable about everything at all three sites, and she appreciated everything we saw right there with us--from the beauty of the "dance' of making the Parmigiana Reggiano, through the love story of Bianca Pellegrino. It definitely felt, all throughout the tour, that we were going off the beaten path for the most authentic experience possible. I cannot recommend this tour with Laura highly enough."


Parmigiano-Reggiano and Parma Ham Tour

Parmigiano-Reggiano and Parma Ham Tour

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.74
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$92.74
Parmigiano-Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma are two of Italy’s most beloved delicacies, and both are produced in the Parma countryside. Delve into the world of elite Italian cheese and ham with this tour that includes a stop at a local cheesemaker for a tour and tasting. Then continue on to a nearby ham producer to see how prosciutto is salted and cured before sampling precious slices yourself.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent! Well organize & reliable. Our tour guide Matias was awesome, very knowledgeable in both process, professional & the sampling delicious! Thank you Matias it was a beautiful experience!!!"


Half Day Private Emilia Foodie Experience

Half Day Private Emilia Foodie Experience

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.81
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$120.81
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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!
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Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham and Torrechiara Castle tour from Parma

Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham and Torrechiara Castle tour from Parma

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  • 5 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$129.69
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$129.69
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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Parma traditional food tour - Do Eat Better Experience
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Parma traditional food tour - Do Eat Better Experience

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.23
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$89.23
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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Fidenza Village & Food Treasure of Reggio-Emilia
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Fidenza Village & Food Treasure of Reggio-Emilia

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  • 4 hours
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$45.21
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$45.21
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Highlights of the experience: • Historical family owned Traditional Balsamic Vinegar with tasting, • Local family owned producer of Lambrusco • Dedicated services and discount at Fidenza Village
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Private Half Day Parma Food Walking Tour

Private Half Day Parma Food Walking Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.10
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$82.10
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Find out about Parma through its food! This half-day walking tour puts the spotlight on the city’s famous cuisine with stops at the locals’ favorite eateries and shops. With a private guide, you’ll discover prized produce from Parma and nearby such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Modena balsamic vinegar, and Parma ham. How much you sample is up to you; choose from two options to suit your appetite when you book.
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Cremona: Full day tour from Milan - small group tour
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Cremona: Full day tour from Milan - small group tour

  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$309.35
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$309.35
Cremona, the city of violins, Stradivari, Torrone nougat and much more! Through this full day tour we will discover its history and its most important monuments. Train tickets are included in order to get to the city. Leave from Milan Central Station at 8.20 am ( we will send you the train tickets) . You will reach Cremona in one hour. Once in Cremona you will meet our Professional Guide and you will walk through Corso Garibaldi street, to reach The City Hall, the main Cathedral, also called the Sistine Chapel of northern Italy, and the vertical museum hosted in the local bell tower, the so called Torrazzo (112 meter high ). Then you will experience the musical culture of the city with an interactive visit to the Violin Museum. Free time for shopping and lunch. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the historical shops of the old town and to buy the delicious Torrone, the traditional dessert. At 5.30 you will get the train back to Central Station and at 6.40 PM you will be in Milan.
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Cremona Private tour with access to the Violin Museum

Cremona Private tour with access to the Violin Museum

  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.93
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$124.93
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Guided tour of the Violin Museum: multisensory journey to discover the great luthier tradition with the collections of ancient instruments by Amati, Guarneri and Stradivari and contemporary instruments Guided tour of the monumental complex in Piazza del Comune: Cathedral, Baptistery, Torrazzo, Palazzo Comunale, Loggia dei Militi, visit of the interior of the Cathedral, guided tour of the Baptistery with the Cathedral's collection of Romanesque stones. Visit to the historic shops of the city
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Cremona private guided walking tour with the Violin Museum

Cremona private guided walking tour with the Violin Museum

  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.37
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$190.37
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The itinerary starts with a visit to the Cathedral with its sixteenth-century fresco cycle in the central nave, the great Baptistery in Romanesque style, the famous Torrazzo (the highest masonry bell tower in Europe), the Town Hall with beautiful frescoed rooms and the Militia Lodge. The tour then continues with a pleasant walk in the so-called district of luthiers to see the places where the famous Stradivari lived. Follow your guide and visit some historical shops in Via Solferino, then walk through the paved Roman road where you can observe up-close two important remains of "cardo" and "decumano" streets, which are situated approx. 4 feet from street level. Towards the end of the guided tour, head back to the Violin Museum for a visit with an audio-guide. You'll be fascinated by the five centuries old violin-making tradition in Cremona, by the instruments, and the stories you'll discover inside the museum.
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Walking and tasting in Parma

Walking and tasting in Parma

  • 4 hours
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$205.93
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$205.93
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An unconventional walking tour of the UNESCO Italian Creative city of gastronomy, a perfect match of art and taste. From the ground floor vaults of the Town Hall, still called Corn Porticoes, a "fil rouge" connects to the Cathedral, the Baptistry and to the Church of Santa Maria della Steccata, together with some remarkable "gastronomy boutiques". Parma ham, Anolini and Parmigiano will delight your palate, while the gorgeous frescoes by Correggio and Parmigianino will feed your soul. All mixed up in a unique, immersive experience.
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Lambrusco making: winery tour

Lambrusco making: winery tour

  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.68
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$60.68
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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Ferrari and Lamborghini Museums Half day tour from Parma
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$192.75
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.
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Private Half-Day Tour to Parma City of Gastronomy and Perfume

Private Half-Day Tour to Parma City of Gastronomy and Perfume

  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.52
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$163.52
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Parma City of Gastronomy & Perfume is a walk through the elegant and typical shops of the city center that will fascinate and engage your senses. A journey that will delight eyes, nose and palate, through the discovery of the gastronomic delicacies that have made the city of Parma famous in the world, Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and the tasty products of the Parma charcuterie, handmade fresh pasta, traditional desserts and pastries. We will also discover the scents of Parma, starting with the unmistakable Violetta di Parma, a symbol of the city and of an era. After a pleasant stop at the Violetta di Parma 1930 shop and an engaging sensory experience at an Acqua di Parma Flagship Store, to get to know the brand from its origins to new variations, a fragrant aperitif, based on ancient fruits and lost drinks, will transport us to the Parma of the late nineteenth century, era of the birth of Borsari. We will discover the protagonists of the perfume supply chain in Parma through an engaging visual-olfactory sensory experience, capable of recalling different olfactory memories related to the city of Parma and its territory.
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Fidenza Village & Food Valley Gourmet Tour
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Fidenza Village & Food Valley Gourmet Tour

  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$449.74
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$449.74
Price varies by group size
Highlights of the experience: • Historical family owned Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese dairy with tasting, • Local family owned producer of Prosciutto di Parma with tasting/lunch, • Dedicated services and discount at Fidenza Village
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