A minimum of one. For an authentic and personal experience, we suggest a maximum of 12-16 people. For larger parties, we recommend more suitable alternative activities.
Mix and match our special food and wine experiences and create your own unique customised gourmet tour . Nestled in Italy’s Food Valley in the warm and welcoming Emilia Romagna region, Parma boasts the highest number of typical products with protected designations of origin or geographical indications: Parma Ham PDO, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese PDO, Culatello di Zibello PDO, Borgotaro Porcini Mushrooms PGI, Coppa di Parma PGI, Colli di Parma CDO wines and many more.
Enjoy your Parma and Emilia Gourmet Tour and taste the region's world famous gastronomic treasures, visit various local producers and try your hand at a range of activities to discover, learn about andmake the most of ourlocal products: Parma Ham, Culatello di Zibello, Parmigiano Reggiano, Borgotaro Porcini Mushrooms, artisan ice cream, Balsamic Vinegar, fresh hand-made pasta and extra-virgin olive oil, as well as Colli di Parma wines and traditional liqueurs.
Visit Emilia: your palate will thank you!
On this gourmet journey of several days along the Food Valley, tailored to your interests, you will discover, learn about and taste Emilia's wealth of food and wine specialties, enjoy certified bio-organic products by innovative producers and meet the authentic stars of Emilian cuisine, all with the help of expert local guides.
Discover excellence in various forms - products and producers, intimate trattorias and Michelin starred restaurants, traditional “rezdora” housewives and chefs - each specialist a master in their field, all of them champions of tradition, commitment and quality, and passionate about sharing their knowledge with our guests.
The food and wine of a region tells its story and forms an integral part of its identity. This is why our itineraries often include guided tours of the old town of Parma, Italian Capital of Culture 2020, the cities and medieval villages of Emilia, the castles of the Duchy of Parma and important sites in the life of Verdiand even an opera at Festival Verdi. The same goes for unique experiences such as the exciting test drive at Dallara or Ferrari, or even driving the ultimate electric car, the Tesla, for one or more days or visiting the picturesque Cinque Terre for an exclusive sail-boat tour.
For more curious travellers seeking a truly immersive taste of Italy, what could be better than a lesson from the world-class chefs at the ALMA the distinguished International School of Italian Cuisine located in the prestigious historical palace Reggia Ducale, just outside Parma, on the banks of the River Po, in the heart of Food Valley? - Roll up your sleeves for a hands-on introduction to the most important local products by participating in one of ALMA’s specially designed food and wine training experiences, from tastings to master classes and advanced courses.
Thanks to Parma’s ideal location, you can also combine your tour with exclusive gourmet visits to discover other Italian regional delicacies, enjoying activities, tastings and masterclasses on a number of specialties, often taken by seasoned experts or even Michelin-starred chefs.
Because no two journeys are ever the same, every moment must be savoured, making time for the small, wonderful details only experience and expert local knowledge can reveal.
For us, real luxury is found in authentic experiences that leave you counting down the days until you can return: it’s never “good bye”, but Arrivederci Parma! Arrivederci Italy!
Mix and match this delicious experience with any of our other gourmet activities and create your own unique tour.
Are you a curious traveller, a gourmet expert or a food industry professional?
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