Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham tasting experience
Wine & beer tasting

Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham tasting experience

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours
Do this because
  • Discover the secrets of Parma's most traditional products
  • Find out how the famous Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Parma ham are made
  • Taste Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham directly from their producers
What to expect

Discover the secrets of Parma's most traditional products on this half-day small-group tour.

The tour begins at a Parmigiano Reggiano factory with a brief introduction to the historical outline of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Visit the local "casello” where the milk is cooked in the so-called "caldere" from which the forms of Parmigiano Reggiano are extracted. It will then be possible to access the brine room and the seasoning warehouse where you will “beat” the cheese as a Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium expert does. At the end of the visit, you will be offered a tasting of three different agings of Parmigiano Reggiano accompanied by typical mustards and local red wine.

Then reach a Parma ham factory. The visit starts from the premises where fresh pork meat is processed and where only the best legs are selected to get the famous Prosciutto di Parma. See the salting machine and the refrigeration cells. From here, move through the seasoning rooms where you’ll smell the typical scent of Parma ham, which is branded with the famous “Corona di Parma”. The tour ends with a tasting of Parma ham and Malvasia, the typical wine of the area.

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What's included
  • Pick up and drop off from/to Parma
  • Private guide
  • Visit to Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham factory
  • Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma ham tasting
  • Wine tasting
Reduced price
  • Child (0-14): free
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up service from your accommodation in the center of Parma. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator after booking.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information on the voucher after booking
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants to be confirmed
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When

Every day at 8:30 am and 2:30 pm

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Provider
MYTOUR
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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