Parmigiano, Prosciutto & Balsamico Tour (Regular, Shared)

One Day Experiences




7 Hours

Starting Time:

09:30 am


Monday to Saturday

For all foodies out there wishing to share their how-is-it-made experience with other passengers from all over the world! Discover what PDO means and get ready to become a food ambassador!

  • Dedicated English/Italian-speaking guide for the whole tour (bilingual tour)
  • Admission tickets to all factories
  • Products tasting per tour itinerary
  • Light lunch
  • Transfer by minibus with maximum 20 participants
  • Everything not mentioned in the inclusions

Meet your guide in viale Toschi at 9:30 am and hop on TastyBus

1^stop: Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese

Visit a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese dairy. Learn every step of the natural making process that leads to the “birth” of the king of all cheeses. Enter the impressive ageing rooms and walk surrounded by 5000 Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheels. Taste cheese of different ages and savour how it improves over time

2^ stop: Parma Ham

Travel through the beautiful Parma countryside. The sea breeze crosses the hills and makes this area ideal for Parma ham making. Inside a Parma ham factory, follow the journey of this prestigious ham, from careful meat selection until its meticulous ageing. Taste the unique sweetness of Parma ham and more local cold cuts

If you chose the HALF-DAY OPTION, that’s the end of your tour. You will be back in viale Toschi at 2:00 pm

If you choose the FULL-DAY OPTION, TastyBus continues with:

3^ stop: Light lunch

A good old trattoria is a must-stop for all foodies. In this traditional and cozy restaurant, try the best Parma cuisine can offer, matched with a nice glass of local wine. Your menu includes starters, tortelli d’erbetta (homemade pasta filled with ricotta cheese and spinach), seasonal dessert, a glass of Lambrusco wine, water, coffee

The menu could vary according to the season. Should you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please inform us at the time of booking and an alternative menu will be suggested.

4^ stop: Traditional Balsamic Vinegar

Enter a 300-years-old mansion and smell the unique scent of traditional balsamic vinegar. Listen to the story of a family that considers vinegar its most precious gift in life. Admire barrels filled with black gold, aged up to 25 years. Savour balsamic vinegar of different ages and discover unusual (and incredibly yummy!) recipes combining it with meat tartare, seafood and desserts

Return to viale Toschi at 5:00 pm

Please Note:

  • Program: the described program may undergo minor changes in the timings.
  • Live production: being artisanal and not industrial products, the working cycle is not repeated every day at the same time, so it is not guaranteed to see craftsmen at work at each site (for example: Wine and Vinegar making, Prosciutto di Parma, Culatello).
  • Parking: If you are planning to drive to Parma from another city, please consider that the meeting point is located just outside the Parcheggio Toschi, (Address: Viale Paolo Toschi, 2, Parma) where you can leave your car.
    If you are planning to arrive in Parma by train, please take the main exit from the station to Viale Paolo Borsellino, from there it will take around 10-12 minutes of walk to get to the meeting point.
  • Departure time: we strongly recommend to be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes in advance. Due to the tour schedule, the bus cannot leave later than 9:30 am. Should you be running late, please contact the given emergency number in advance and you will be instructed on what to do and how to join the group on your own directly at the first stop.
  • Even though only one person is allowed per booking, your tour will not begin unless we meet the minimum requirement of two travelers. The agency will contact you two days before the tour to inform you about any cancellations. This is effective till April 13th 2024.

Cancellation Policy:

  • No penalties up to 24 hours before the tour;
  • From 24 hours before the tour / No Show: 100% penalty.


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