We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parma Full Food Immersion with Tastings and Lunch

Select Date and Travellers
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano, Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 18, 42124 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

    Leaving Parma, you will first stop at a cheese factory to see how milk is transformed into Parmigiano Reggiano. You will also discover how this cheese, devoid of any chemical additives, can be aged for years to improve its quality. You will then learn to recognize the various aging stages by enjoying a tasting led by an expert.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Consorzio Del Prosciutto Di Parma, Largo Piero Calamandrei, 1/a, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

    Proceed to learn about Parma Ham. In the ham producing house, you will see every phase of the curing of the meat and then taste the final result, yielded by meticulous ageing.

    Move on to a local restaurant where you can enjoy all the delicious products of the area, including local wines such as Lambrusco and Malvasia. Your menu includes local cured meats, as well as the tortelli d’erbetta, a round shaped pasta stuffed with ricotta and herbs which is a local specialty. For dessert, you will try the famous sbrisolona and other dry cakes. Your lunch will also include water, wine and coffee.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia DOP, Via Josip Broz Tito, 11/D, 42123 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

    After lunch, round your tour off with a visit of an "acetaia", where a member of the owner’s family will reveal all secrets of traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

    Duration: 1 hour
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please, let us know the name of the hotel or apartment you stay in, we offer the pick-up also at the other hotels in Parma.
    If you will arrive for the tour from the other city we'll advise you the best point to meet your guide.
    If you will arrive for the tour by train, please let us know the arrival time and your guide will meet you at the ticket office of the train station in Parma.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Transport by private vehicle (if option selected)
    • Pick-up and drop-off in Parma
    • Beverages
    • Wine and food tasting
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano
    • Entry/Admission - Consorzio Del Prosciutto Di Parma
    • Entry/Admission - Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia DOP
    • Gratuities
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • May be operated by a multilingual guide
    • Make a note of any dietary needs in the 'Special Requirements' box when you book
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Traveller rating
    • 23
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 0
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    • Filter
    • English
    Popular mentions
    yesterday we took this full day tour of parma, cheese factory and balsomic vinegar factory plus lunch. it was a fantastic and very informative tour. the day went by very quickly because everything was so facinating. the tour guide and owner was funny, informative,easy to
    Read more
    Our all day "Tasty Bus" tour was simply amazing. From the small parmigiano reggiano factory, to the prosciutto factory, to lunch at a small osteria, to the balsamic vinaigrette tasting, we had a fantastic time. Our tour guide as energetic, friendly, and knowledgeable. We could
    Read more
    The Maestro team arranged a private tour for two from 1-7 PM to accommodate our travel schedule. Elisa was knowledgeable of the processes for making balsamic vinegar, Parma ham, and Parmigiano Reggiano. She also provided excellent background about the history of area in an
    Read more
    This tour greatly exceeded expectations. The vinegar part of the tour was absolutely eye opening, we bought two bottles home, who knew this kind of flavour existed! The cheese, so good. And the prosciutto, I doubt I will every taste it that fresh again. A must do when in
    Read more
    If you are a foodie, then this is the tour to take. We started off with a Parmesan factory, with tastings that followed, then Parma Ham factory, tastings followed by a very nice local lunch, and lastly a visit to a balsamic vinegar artisan (with tastings as well of course).
    Read more
    Response from medinaxhani, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Parma Full Food Immersion with Tastings and Lunch
    Responded 17 Sep 2019
    Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review! I am glad to hear you've enjoyed discovering the delicacies of our land with TastyBus and hope to see you in Parma once again! Best regards, Medina Xhani
    Read more
    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English, Italian
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: