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Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna provided by Food Valley Travel & Leisure

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Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/07/15 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Guests will stay at a safe 6-foot distance during all points of the tour. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.
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Updated 20/07/15 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Roadhouse Restaurant Parma
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Castello di Torrechiara
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
    Stop and story telling for some unforgettable pictures of the Castle
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  • You'll end at
    Roadhouse Restaurant Parma
    Viale delle Esposizioni, 3/A, 43122 Parma PR, Italy
    Just outside Autostrada A1 Exit "Parma" on your right in front of Roadhouse Grill Restaurant.
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Departure Point
Roadhouse Restaurant Parma, Viale delle Esposizioni, 3/A, 43122 Parma PR, Italy
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if car and driver option selected)
  • Expert guide
  • Professional driver (if car and driver option selected)
  • Transport by air-conditioned driver (if car and driver option selected)
  • Cheese tasting
  • Lunch with wine
  • Balsamic vinegar tasting (if full-day option selected)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Castello di Torrechiara
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Please note if you chose the self-drive option from Bologna, you will meet the guide once in Parma. The guide may come in your car, or will be driving her/his own car and you would follow in your car.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that the locations mentioned in the program might change for availability reasons with similar ones.
  • Please pay attention to the program that the tour provider will send you before the departure date through the Viator message center
  • Your health is our top priority, and we have put special measures in place to keep all guests safe both during and after your activity.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • * **Stringent Cleaning** - We’ve increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour, and hand sanitizer will be available to all of our guests.
  • * **Social Distancing** - Guests will stay at a safe 6-foot distance during all points of the tour. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.
  • * **Wellness Checks** - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free. If you or anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
  • * **Our preparation!** - Emlpoyees and suppliers have followed exclusive Anti-Covid 19 classes in order to ensure that all our experiences will be perfectly safe and at the same time enjoable.
  • 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.
29Reviews
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Meredith wrote a review Dec 2019
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Wonderful! A little beyond our price range so we were nervous, but worth every penny. Alice is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and we learned a ton. Our group ranged in age from 15 to 75 and everyone loved it. What a perfect way to learn about the Parma culture, region, and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from AIO1974, Proprietario at Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind review! It's very important for us in order to keep moving forward in this direction! Hope to have you here again soon in the Food Valley! Alice is very happy to read these words.. :)
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CSMTGA wrote a review Sep 2019
Columbus, Georgia67 contributions34 helpful votes
Our party of 5 did the full day tour. We started off at a cheese farm, which for us was the highlight of the day. It was highly educational but also fun. The next stop was at a Parma ham factory. Which was again educational but fun. We then had a fabulous lunch at a Michelin
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from AIO1974, Proprietario at Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna
Responded 30 Sep 2019
What to say? Thank you so much for your very nice words.. it's very important for us to receive such feedbacks in order to keep working in this way or even better.. hope to have you here again in the Food Valley!..
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Michael Levy wrote a review Aug 2019
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This was one of our favorite tours in Italy. This was a chance to see how Parmesan cheese, Parma ham and balsamic vinegar are made. The farmers in this part of Italy take a lot of pride in producing these traditional products and it's very interesting to see how they are made.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from foodvalley74, Owner at Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna
Responded 01 Sep 2019
We will tell Giorgia about this wonderful review! Thank you so much for your kind words.. it has been a pleasure and a honour.. Hope to see you again!
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Christopher H wrote a review Jul 2019
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We took the food tour from Parma. We got to visit the factories for Parmesan, prosciutto, balsamic vinegar, and had a great meal at a beautiful old mill restaurant. Monica our tour guide was excellent. She spoke perfect English and was able to answer every question about the
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from foodvalley74, Owner at Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna
Responded 22 Jul 2019
Thank you so much for your kind review! It has been a pleasure to have you here and we hope to see you again in the Food Valley to show you other amazing products!..
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Kevin and Betty wrote a review Jun 2019
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Truly a great experience for those who are curious about Italian food and wine culture, especially given the simplicity of Italian food. We truly felt we had a much deeper understanding behind the art of great cheesemaking. Our guide (Monica) was informative, to-the-point,
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from foodvalley74, Owner at Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour from Parma or Bologna
Responded 06 Jun 2019
Thank you so much for your kind review!.. We will inform for sure Monica.. she'll be very happy to read your words.. It's been a pleasure to have you here in the Food Valley.. let's hope to see you again!..
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malloryo1
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Visit Parma from your kitchen
Alice and Elena team up to provide a Italian experience from your home. They are both extremely knowledgeable and
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755jasperv
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Fantastic experience with our guide Alice
We had an incredible day with our guide, Alice. She has studied Food & Wine and is incredible knowledgeable. But th
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things2do
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So much joy. Beautiful ladies thrilled with their city and it's traditions.
Alice (Alle-chay) and Elena were fantastic! They have so much joy while they are cooking it's contagious. My 16
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Sue M
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Like being in an Italian Kitchen with old Friends
We have taken two live cooking classes with Elena and Alice so far and will definitely sign up for more! The class
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trying2go
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An Ocean Away-No Problem
This is our second cooking class with Alice and Elena. The class takes place in right in Elana's bed and breakfast
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530edwardb
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Our group included owners of Italian restaurant in U.S., who considered the trip as R&D.
If you enjoy eating and cooking Italian food, this tour is well worth the price. Very close and vivid encounters w
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Kathryn B
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Fabulous full day tour
Our tour with Monica exceeded our expectations. She was extremely knowledgeable at the cheese and Parma ham stops.
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Cathy D
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The highlight of our Italy trip!
We wanted a private tour and that is what was delivered! We drove from Bologna and met our guide, Georgia, as arra
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Maria H
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Fantastic experience
We have booked a private Parmiggiano tour with Food Valley. We wanted our tour to be customised to our needs and we
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Daniela F
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Very surprising tour
We started with parmesan cheese. Interesting. But the best was to ho to Antica Corte Pallavicina. Beautiful relais
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Melissa S
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Great local tour!
We really enjoyed our tour to the local cheese making farm, balsamic farm and prosciutto factory. Our favourite of
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phteixeira
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Nice overview of Parma'Modena region
My wife and I loved been hosted by Nicola, from FOOD VALLEY TRAVEL & LEISURE. The "group" was only we two, but the
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David M
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Interesting tour!
It was quite an interesting morning tour. It englobes a good idea of what makes it the Food valley. Don't expect it
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Venture225009
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Great Tour in Parma!
We scheduled a spur of the moment tour of the Parma countryside with Food Valley Travel & leisure. They were very
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gustavogram
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Great tour in Parma
We were very excited for the Parmigiano-Reggiano and Prosciutto tour. We booked this tour through the TripAdvisor w
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  • Duration: 7h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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