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Parma Food n Walk Tours

Costa Village Pc, Parma, Italy
+39 338 311 1950
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Ranked #1 of 21 Activities in Parma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Parma's leading food tour. Food n Walk Tours satisfy the needs of food loving tourists wanting to taste the famous products of Parma, the heart of the... more » Owner description: Parma's leading food tour. Food n Walk Tours satisfy the needs of food loving tourists wanting to taste the famous products of Parma, the heart of the Italian culinary tradition. We share years of Gourmet tour experience in the Parma food valley - a unique tour company offering the ultimate in quality 'Slow Food' gastronomic experiences. Different because we have secured the very best off the beaten track locations entirely due to Owner Caterina's Parma food heritage, client based vision and knowledge. Each tour is tailored to all of your needs. A tour company you can trust for a beautifully planned Gourmet day. Browse our recommendations here on TA. « less
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After researching options for a tour, this one rose to the top. We are so happy we chose the Three Kings Tour! Angelo was phenomenal - so knowledgeable and personable! The tour surpassed our expectations and ended up being the highlight of our time in the Parma region. HIGHLY RECOMMEND this program.

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Nickoparma, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for doing the homework and seeing what we are aiming for here... special times, incredible people, unimaginably beautiful tastes. You have made our moments the more beautiful - thank you so much for choosing us. Nick FWT More

Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Took the Food n Walk tour in Parma called the Three Kings Tour and LOVED IT! Went in August 2014, and the cost was €190. for two of us on a private tour. Angelo was our guide, and he knows so much he really made the tour the best! Stayed the night before at a hotel in Parma to be... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Glad you loved it - wow!! What can we say... Steve Jobs said if you're going to do something that takes up most of your life make sure you really love it. We have to stay focused and go on from here striving and not resting on our laurels... thanks from all of us xx Team FWT More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We ended up calling the main phone after having received an email and then losing connectivity so were unable to contact. No problems though and an arrangement was made to meet Angelo at the Roadhouse Grill at 8:00am on the Tuesday morning. This meant getting up at 5:30 in the morning and driving from Bologna to Parma for the meeting.... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

All I can say is - I told you so!!!! He's our main man and even our kids adore him!!! More

Westchester County NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

While we usually do not book tours when we travel,I was so intrigued by the reviews of the Three Kings Tour that I decided to give it a try There were 6 of us and it was a fascinating day. I cannot say enough good things about Angelo. He is knowledgeable, friendly warm and a true professional. I loved his... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Angelo was very happy with your day too and called us when you had headed off... very happy. We obviously keep Angelo at the heart of everything and our commitment is a shared thing. And at the heart is our love for this land. Take these memories forever as our gift. Thank... More

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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If your time is limited to a day or two,Nick,Cate and Angelo are the Best.Even in August when all is closed,they have their way of opening the right doors.The 3 king tour is the best.Lunch at the castle was unexpected gourme.Only the best for their clients.Many thanks from a family from Greece

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review - we will still try to make it even better because it's deserving from all sides!! Hugs Angelo, Cate and Nick More

Ellicott City, Maryland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It has been 9 months since our trip, and it is no less memorable today than it was last September. Angelo was our terrific guide for the 3 Kings Tour and it was a perfect day! The way these small, family-owned farms and factories work to produce all the parmigiano, prosciutto and balsamico for the world is fascinating in itself,... More

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FWT11, Manager at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Wow Wow Wow 9 months! Respect for this gestated 'full term' review!! - valuing and sharing is our mission and that goes for our team as well as clients. What Angelo has is incredibly carefully researched material and facts about these products and the cultural history that binds them to each place. This level of research comes from his renowned... More

Manama, Bahrain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was an outstanding day out for us and one of the highlights of our Italian road trip. We booked the FWT Platinum 3 Kings Tour and were not disappointed. Angelo our guide was wonderfully knowledgable and had a great passion for what he does. Lunch at the winery was exquisite, driving around the hillsides of the region was beautiful... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

That is a really lovely review and Angelo definitely has the special (nay rare) richness of experience to express how special each delicacy is. Nick met Angelo while tutoring business language courses in Piacenza and Angelo was a rising star! He's a friend first - trusted and loved equally by us. We keep saying the same message - we all... More

Billings, Montana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The food tour conducted by Caterina was excellent--one of the outstanding experiences on our trip to Italy. It gave a well-informed inside view into the traditonal production of fine paremsian cheese, prosciutto, and vintage balsamic vinegar, with visits to local producers and a family vineyard in delighful countryside around Parma. The lunch in a family restaurant in that countryside was... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Thank you William - it was a lovely day. These reviews are so important and your kind words assure many of the emphasis on quality we try to express in the deeds of the day as it were! It all went right and even if it goes awry we keep yr day on track. Just the other day we waited... More

Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This trip is as advertised and the recent reviews are all spot on! If you like parmesan cheese, prosciutto ham, or balsamic vinegar then you MUST DO this experience. Yes, like some reviewers said, they have troubles with e-mail communication ahead of time and yes, like some others said, you need to pay cash euro's. So be prepared for those... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - dealing with traditional makers mean we have to get confirmations from them for access and any changes. Italian culture is different to UK, USA etc and doesn't happen in a flash like a turnstyle. In Italy things take a little longer (especially last minute arrangements and changes) and are the best in the world... More

Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had 1-day off in Bologna, so I made a plan for trip to Parma, got a rental car at Bologna airport at 8am as soon as the rent-a-car office opened, and then drove to west for 60 minutes on the highway (with 7 euros toll fee), met Caterina at meeting point at hotel, then followed her car to get... More

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FWT11, Owner at Parma Food n Walk Tours, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your review - we always work at explaining clearly how the day works and we rarely get lost in translation - apologies if this was the case in any instant. We often recommend clients take extra care to leave plenty of time for eventualities which may include traffic delays, during this time of year. Road works and... More

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