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!
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