Parmesan, Prosciutto and Balsamic Vinegar – Private tour

A tour to the Parma Food Valley to discover how Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Parma Ham, and Balsamic Vinegar are made.
A few hundreds kilometers away from Florence lies Parma, a city where food is art. Come with us to taste some of Italy’s most famous food products: Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Parma Ham, and Balsamic Vinegar. Even Italians from other regions admit that this region is home to Italy’s best food.

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Price

Starting from € 190 / Person
Tour duration

11:00 hours - Full day
People

Private tour - Max 8 people in the VAN
Level: easy

Most travelers can participate
Balsamic vinegar is aged for years in this wooden barrels

During this food tour we will take you to a Parmigiano Reggiano producer, a Prosciutto di Parma producer, and a Balsamic Vinegar producer. We recommend you to arrive with an appetite! 

A factory where Parmigiano Reggiano wheels are aged

Come with us in this full day food trip to the land of Parmesan Cheese, Prosciutto, and Balsamic Vinegar. We will leave Tuscany and Florence behind to visit the neighbouring Emilia-Romagna. This region is known throughout Italy as the place of high quality food. Parma, specifically, is home to some of the most famed Italian products, Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma. Modena, some kilometers away, is well known for its balsamic vinegar. So, are you ready to come with us and take part to this food tour?

Tour Itinerary

06:00

DEPARTING FROM FLORENCE

Your private driver will pick you up at your accommodation

08:00

PARMIGIANO REGGIANO PRODUCER

You will visit a Parma Ham farm and learn about the craft of producing some of Italy’s most famous products

10:40

PARMA HAM PRODUCER

You will follow all the stage of Parma Ham production

14:00

BALSAMIC VINEGAR PRODUCER

Discover the magic behind the production of the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena

17:00

BACK TO FLORENCE

Before getting back to your accomodation we will enjoy one last stop in Piazzale Michelangelo to let you enjoy a postcard view of the city

Highlights

Parmigiano Reggiano wheels during the process of aging

PARMIGIANO REGGIANO PRODUCER

Parmesan cheese is one of the most famous cheeses of the world. But you’ve probably never had some authentic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese if you haven’t visited Emilia-Romagna yet. Come with us and learn how this hard granular cheese is produced, from start to finish. Don’t worry, you’ll also get to taste some of the best Parmesan cheese of the world.

PARMA HAM PRODUCER

Visit a traditional Parma Ham factory during our second stop of the day. Prosciutto is and Italian dry-cured ham and is one of Italy’s most famous meats. Italians usually eat prosciutto thinly sliced with some mozzarella, melon, or alone. The best prosciutto, even admitted by Italians from other regions, is Prosciutto di Parma DOP from the Parma area.

Slicing Parma Ham is the best way to prepare your food tasting session
Barrels of Balsamic vinegar in the cellars of a producer

MODENA BALSAMIC VINEGAR PRODUCER

Have you ever bought balsamic vinegar from the supermarket that was named Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena? Balsamic Vinegar have high quality and long history. Come taste some of the best Balsamic Vinegar you’ve ever had, and learn all about how they produce such a delicious seasoning!

What's included

Prosecco Wine

Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory tour and tasting

Prosecco Wine

Prosciutto di Parma factory tour with tasting

Prosecco Wine

Balsamic Vinegar factory tour

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi on-board

Private tour with personal service

Private tour with personal service

Hotel pickup

Free hotel pickup and drop-off if located downtown

Air conditioning

Transportation in air-conditioned Mercedes coach

Money

All travel taxes and fees included

English speaking driver

Local English-speaking driver/guide with excellent knowledge of the destination

Champagne and prosecco wine

A bottle of prosecco wine and bottled water in each car

iPad

iPad mini with with pre-marked points of interest, Wi-Fi and mobile data to bring with you during visits

Restricted

Access to restricted traffic areas in all the towns

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