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Parmigiano cheesePrivate excursion to the Italian food valley with Parma and surroundings.

Visit a Parmigiano factory and a prosciutto di Parma factory together with the town of Parma.

Tour details

Available: all year round and fully customizable.

Type of tour: private trip with English speaking driver-guide.

Suitable for: individuals and small groups.

Transportation: A/C minivan or car

Duration: 9 hrs.

Activity Level: easy (Walk on flat terrain not for long distances).

Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothes, sunglasses, hat/cap, sunscreen.

Meeting place: pick up and drop off at La Spezia train station or at your accommodation in one of the villages.



Meet your driver-guide*** at in La Spezia and depart to Parma.

The day starts with a visit to a dairy factory to see how the world-renown Parmigiano Reggiano is made, learn more of this product that has very ancient origins and that today is still produced following the same methods. At the end of the visit, of course, have a tasting of this unique delicacy.

Then move to a cold cuts factory where is produced the Prosciutto di Parma. It is a pork leg cured, seasoned and aged in particular buildings located only is a certain area of the Parma valleys. During the visit learn more about the secrets of making this product and even experience the flavor of the best prosciutto in the world!

For lunch you have two options: 1) A local wine farm where, together with local specialties, taste the sparkling white and red wines of the region. 2) Move to Parma historical center, and have lunch in a local osteria. It is a lovely town, full of nice sights and ancient beautiful monuments.

In the afternoon, after this delight for the senses, head back to La Spezia.

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