Following the Wine and Food trails is a unique occasion to taste the gastronomic
delights in the production area and discover their secrets. The experience is
completed by cultural visits in a land rich in castles, museums, parks and ancient
churches. You can visit the Food Museums, savour Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Parma
ham, Zibello Culatello, Felino Salami and the cooked shoulder of ham from San
Secondo all accompanied by Malvasia and Sauvignon from the hills.........and you
can almost smell the aroma of porcini mushrooms from Borgotaro and the black truffle
FIRST DAY - Arrival in the Parma area and tour of a Prosciutto di Parma production plant
ant to a wine cellar of the Vini dei Colli di Parma (Vineyards of the Parma Foothills).
Transfer and visit to the Prosciutto di Parma Museum with tasting lunch with local
products and wines. Afternoon, tour of Torrechiara Castle or of Magnani Rocca
Foundation. Visit to the Felino Castle and to the Salami Museum. Dinner and overnight
stay at the hotel.
SECOND DAY - Breakfast and visit to a dairy farm where Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese is made.
Revealing of the secrets involved in its production and aging. Short tasting session
and opportunity to purchase direct from the producer. Tour of Parma’s old-town
centre: Farnese Theatre, Cathedral, Baptistery, St John’s Church. Lunch at the
hotel. Afternoon, leave for Parma lowlands and Verdi’s land: visit to Verdi’s
birth house, to Teatro Verdi and Casa Barezzi Museum or to the National Giuseppe
Verdi Museum.Transfer along the banks of the Po river for a dinner featuring Parma
plain local cuisine, with visit to the nearby Culatello di Zibello (prime-cut
ham) ancient and evocative seasoning cellar. Overnight stay in hotel.
THIRD DAY - Breakfast and visit to the splendid Reggia di Colorno and to its Historical
Garden. Visit to an Acetaia (vinegar loft) ageing the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar
of Reggio Emilia. Tasting lunch at the vinegar loft. Visit to Reggio Emilia, the
town of the so called “Tricolour”, the Italian national flag or visit to the impressive
Canossa and Rossena castles. Departure.
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Per informazioni e prenotazioni dei pacchetti turistici:
Parma Incoming – Tour Operator per Parma
Tel. 0521/298.883-298.829 – Fax. 0521/298.826 – firstname.lastname@example.org