Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory tour and tasting in Reggio Emilia
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Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory tour and tasting in Reggio Emilia

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Do this because
  • Witness the process of cheese making
  • Enjoy a traditional Reggiana breakfast
  • Learn about the famous Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Try various cheeses, salumi and local products
What to expect

Dive into the world of the famous Parmigiano Reggiano and visit a Parmesan cheese factory.

At arrival, you will receive a traditional Reggiana breakfast with a coffee or cappuccino, and a croissant or local pie Erbazzone Reggiano made of vegetables and Parmigiano. After breakfast, it is time to put on your lab coats and head to the factory. Witness the cheesemaking process, from the milk cooking to the salting and maturing. To make the cycle complete you will then see the farm where the cows are bred and the milk is mold.

Your host Claudio has spent his childhood on the grounds of the factory belonging to his grandfather. He is passionate about cheese and happy to share his passion with you. To finish your tour, you will enjoy a cheese tasting of various Parmigiano cheeses, salumi, and other local products served with a glass of red Lambrusco wine.


Tasting menu:
3 different Parmigiano Reggiano with various maturation times of 12, 24, and 30 months
Typical local salami Reggiano and Mortadella Bolognese
Old traditional Balsamic Vinegar
Typical Ciccioli Reggiani
One glass of red Lambrusco wine Doc

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Guide
    • Transfer
    • Farm visit
    • Dairy factory visit
    • Lab coat and a cap to access the factory
    • Typical Reggiana Breakfast
    • Tasting of cheese and local products
    Where

    Via Città del Tricolore, 1, 42122 Reggio nell'Emilia RE, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Await your transfer at Via Città del Tricolore number 1, at Reggio Emilia train station.

    What to remember
    • A maximum of 4 people is set for this tour
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    Provider
    Eatwith
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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