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Laura Panella is an official tour guide with a license as tour guide, travel agent and tour leader. Laura's Food Tours in Parma is designed to meet the needs of those tourists that would like to know the food products and the life-style in...more
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This tour was more than we expected. Laura was amazing - she picked us up at our rental and as she drove, gave bits of information pertinent to the location we were headed. Each destination had family owned businesses that welcomed us and were gracious....More
Being avid ‘foodies’ a tour of the Parma region was the first planned adventure for the group. Communicating with Laura only via email had all plans in place well in advance. She provided several options as far as pick up locations and made all the...More
August 9 we visited Parma and toured with Laura. It was a wonderful tour of the Parmigiana, Parma ham and Balsamic factories. Outstanding and very informative. Laura did a great job and will pick you up at your hotel or train station.
Parma is a UNESCO heritage site for gastronomical goodness! There are a lot of tour companies offering tours of the many cheese and ham production factories, wine, balsamic vinegar. If you want a small private individualized food tour then look no further then Laura! She...More
Laura is experienced and takes you through the Parma country side to places you would never find on your own. They are real food producers doing great food for the right time. If you have the opportunity, take home some Parma ham and head cheese....More
My husband and I got to take Laura's Parma Food Tour this past week. We choose the Emilia Romagna region because of our love of food i.e. Parma ham, cheeses, and balsamic vinegar and the Tour by Laura delivered in a big way. Not only...More
A friend and I, on the recommendation of another friend, did this tour. It was on a holiday, so we only visited the Parmigiano factory and the balsamic place. Both were great experiences! Laura would not pick us up at the train station, but asked...More
Laura P, Proprietario at Discover with Laura - Food Tours in Parma, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
thank you for saying that the tour was very informative and interesting and that the places where I take people are wonderful. Regarding the driving, I have always respected the speed limits and I have always driven as many drivers do. I speak...More
We recently enjoyed a day’s tour with Laura who collected us from our hotel, this tour lasted about 6 hours. The tour included trips to local and small producers of Parmesan cheese, local meats, Lambrusco wine and balsamic vinegar. The positive side of the tour...More
Yesterday we had a great local food tour with Laura. She is very knowledgeable about the local cuisine and history of Parma. The artisans we met (cheese, wine, salume, and balsamic) were all friendly and obviously proud of their craft and enthusiastically shared their love...More
Our family of 4 (kids 12 and 14) thoroughly enjoyed the day we spent with Laura, learning about the traditional production of foods in the Parma region. Delicious cheeses, meats, wine, and balsamic! The day was full but not rushed. Lunch at a local restaurant...More