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Parma Golosa Gourmet Tours

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Address: P.le Boito, 5, 43100 , Parma, Italy
Phone Number: +39. 0521.247608
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

We will share with you the products that have founded Italy's world...

We will share with you the products that have founded Italy's world renowned culinary culture. It is a chance truly enhance your taste experience and enjoy these amazing delicacies. Incredible products that take years to age: like Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Reggio Emilia are artisanally produced according to age-old traditions from the area of Parma.

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Fabulous experience

Fabulous experience, well organised by Denise and Davide was an excellent guide, highly knowledgeable and interesting. I would thoroughly recommend this company and guide for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
David L
Ripon, United Kingdom
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Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous experience, well organised by Denise and Davide was an excellent guide, highly knowledgeable and interesting. I would thoroughly recommend this company and guide for gourmet visits to Parma

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Belgrade, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented a car for the day to be able to meet and follow Stefania to not only 2 manufacturing facilities but 3. All were fantastic with education, history, regional info, and details. Our first stop was a Parmigino Reggiano small family run facility. Two total employees, one being the owner's son making the cheese on a daily basis, 365... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Thanks to Parma Golosa we spent an enjoyable morning with Erika in a tour of a cheese making factory (parmigiano reggiano) and a parma ham operation in the Emilia Romagna. Erika was a knowledgeable and amiable guide, very patient and able to answer our questions. We arrived at the cheese factory in time to watch that morning's batch of cheese... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Yesterday we had a great experience in Parma. Food tour organized by Parma Golosa. Stefania our guide was friendly and eager to share her knowledge and love of food with us. We have visited 3 plants and in every location were greated with smiles, received explanations and tasted the products. This was fun and educational. We have finished our tour... More 

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Empire, Marshall Islands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We, a family of 2 adults and 2 young children, booked a private tour to visit Parmegeano cheese and prosciutto factories with a car, chauffer and a tour guide. We chose this option over something like Italian Day because we did not think our children would enjoy a 9 hour excursion. We began the tour at 8am from Parma Station... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Marvelous tour of cheese, ham and balsamic vinegar production. The parmigiano reggiano portion was most fascinating to me, but understanding the time and care it goes into producing that slice of prosciiutto di parma and drop of vinegar elixir was amazing too. If you're a foodie, you must do this in Italy! I was traveling alone, but was matched up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had an excellent guide in Stefania who spoke excellent English and was very knowledgable about both Parmesan cheese and Parma ham production. We saw the Parmesan being made but not the game as it is not made every day - just the machinery and the drying rooms where thousands of hams are stored. Lunch afterwards at Torrechiare castle was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Toured parmesan Cheese plant and where they made Parma prosciutto with tour guides David. He was very knowledgeable of all the processes. I have much more respect for these products after the tour.

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Lanaken, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had a Parma cheese and ham visit and concluded with some tasting at a local wine house. It was on a Saturday and no other than ourselves and our guide Elena, who did a good job explaining the production process. Really worthwhile if you are a food lover and interested how these are made in local houses.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had the pleasure of doing all three tours of Cheese, ham and vinegar with Mrs. Stefania. We had lunch in the vineyard after. She is so sweet and knowledgeable. We were unaware that it would be her and us only. That personal experience was priceless. She made sure that we asked every question and she made sure we knew... More 

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