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Small-group Food Tour TastyBus: Parmesan cheese and Parma ham

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    Stop At: SITur, Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

    Meet your English-speaking guide in Piazza Garibaldi (tourist information office on Parma's main square) at 09:20 am and start your tour at 9:30 am.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano, Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 18, 42124 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

    First, stop at the Parmigiano Reggiano PDO production factory. Discover how milk is processed and transformed into Parmigiano Reggiano PDO. Find out why this extraordinary cheese can be preserved for years and why its quality improves over time without any chemical additives. Learn how to distinguish between cheese of different ageing thanks to a guided tasting.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Consorzio Del Prosciutto Di Parma, Largo Piero Calamandrei, 1/a, 43121 Parma PR, Italy

    Continue to the Parma Ham PDO production factory. See the production phases of this renowned kind of cold cut. Start from the meat processing and lose yourself in a journey of flavours until the tasting of the final product. If you've chosen the half-day option (Parmesan Cheese and Parma ham) end your tour with a tasting of Parma ham and savour its sweetness and unique flavour and return to Piazza Garibaldi at 2:00 pm. 

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Osteria La Maestà, Via di Case Trombi, 15, 43037 Lesignano De' bagni PR, Italy

    If you have chosen the full-day tour (Best Parma products in a day), keep discovering local delicacies and continue your journey with a light lunch in typical trattoria where you will try some of the most famous local dishes accompanied with a glass of wine.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia DOP, Via Josip Broz Tito, 11/D, 42123 Reggio Emilia RE, Italy

    After lunch, enter an ancient acetaia and discover why every drop of balsamic vinegar is a true gem. Taste its exceptional quality, aroma and fragrance on a delicious guided tasting. Return to Piazza Garibaldi at approx. 5:00 PM.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We received this tour as a wedding gift. The best wedding gift ever! Our guide was easy to understand, friendly and had exceptional knowlegde of both places we visited. We highly recommend this tour! 10 points😀😀

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Niklas J
    MedinaXhani, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maestro Travel Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Niklas, Thank you so much for the review! Happy to hear you've enjoyed the Tastybus experience and brought home some delicious memories :) Hope to see you in Parma again! Best regards, Medina

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We did this tour this month, and certainly don't regret going for it: Our guide was very easy to find at the meeting point, and the timing of all activities was impeccable and allowed for us to take our time once at the venues. Our...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Raphael M
    MedinaXhani, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maestro Travel Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Raphael, First of all, thank you so much for such a kind review. I am happy to know you've enjoyed your TastyBus experience and felt the passion and respect we have for our land. Hope this will bring you in Parma once again! All...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This has to be hands down one of the best tours I have even been on. The bus was very comfortable, our guide (Andre?) was very friendly, and informative. My husband and I did the full day tour we throughly enjoyed ourselves. Days later we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Margwp
    MedinaXhani, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maestro Travel Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review! I am happy to hear you've enjoyed the TastyBus tour and felt the passion and respect we have for our land and hope to see you in Parma again. Best...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I had the best time on this tour. We booked the half day, which was a Parmesan producer and a prosciutto producer. AMAZING!!! The staff at both places were so kind and Andrea (our guide) was so knowledgeable!!!! Plus, the tastings were...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank monicacpford
    MedinaXhani, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maestro Travel Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Monica, I am happy to know you've enjoyed your half - day TastyBus tour with us! Thank you so much for dedicating your time to write the review and hope to see you in Parma again. Best regards, Medina

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had a great day with lots of amazing experiences. Our tour guide had a lot of knowledge, and presented it in a good way. We had the half day, and got to see the Parmesan cheese and Parma ham. We went on a Sunday,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank StianM107
    MedinaXhani, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Maestro Travel Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Stian, I am happy to know you've enjoyed your half-day TastyBus tour with us! Thank you so much for dedicating your time to write the review and hope to see you in Parma again :) Best regards, Medina

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    Leo T
    June 27, 2019|
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    Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
    Met up at about 9:30 and got back about 4:30 as I recall. Lunch was included with the all day trip.
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    khufu1Tennessee
    January 20, 2019|
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    Response from mjannunziata |
    is it possible to drive to the factory rather than drive to Parma. We are staying in Modena
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