Tour of the Italian Food Valley: visit a Parmigiano cheese factory, taste the famous Parma ham.
Private tour with English-speaking driver to Parma, home of Parmigiano cheese.
Meet your driver 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 and what makes it so unique. Learn more of this product directly from a cheese maker that have been producing this cheese by following the same ancient methods. At the end of the visit, of course, have a tasting of this unique delicacy.
Then move to the Torrechiara castle, it is simply amazing! Located along the Parma Ham valley it was built to protect all the travelers coming down the mountains heading to Parma.
Afterward 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! A snack lunch follows based on local specialties.
In the afternoon, after this delight for the senses, head back to La Spezia.