A taste of Parma and Modena tour
4 Days/3 Nights
At your arrival in Parma, check in at your centrally located hotel accommodation. Meet a local guide for a walking tour of the historical center of this elegant city, known for its excellent gastronomic tradition but also rich of artistic and culture patrimony. Enjoy a traditional dinner in a lovely central "trattoria". Overnight stay at your Hotel accommodation.
Day 2: PARMA, PARMIGIANO REGGIANO CHEESE FACTORY, BUSSETTO
After breakfast, independent departure with your rental car to visit a cheese factory of the Consorzio of Parmigiano Reggiano. The visit will start early in the morning (at 8.30 am) in order to show you all the process of the production: from the delivering of milk to the working and transformation of the traditional forms, to the salting and aging phase. This visit will last an entire morning and will conclude with a taste of this delicious cheese, famous in the whole world. We suggest you to spend the afternoon to Busseto, discovering the places where Giuseppe Verdi, one of the greatest composers of Italian opera, was born and lived. Return to Parma later in the afternoon. Dinner on your own and overnight stay.
Day 3: PARMA, BALSAMIC VINEGAR OF MODENA CELLAR, FERRARI MUSEUM IN MARANELLO
Breakfast at your hotel accommodation. Another great product of the land of Emilia Romagna is without a doubt the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. Independent departure with your rental car to discover this amazing delicacy. Visit to an antique Modena’s Balsamic Vinegar Cellar, called “acetaia”, to see the production and aging process, followed by a tasting and a light lunch. In the afternoon you could stop in Maranello for a visit of the Ferrari museum, one of the icons of Italian style and motors in the world. Return to your hotel in Parma later in the afternoon. Dinner on your own and overnight stay.
Day 4: PARMA, HAND MADE PASTA COOKING CLASS
After breakfast, check out at hotel. In conclusion to this "delicious" tour of the Emilia Romagna’s cuisine, there is nothing better then a cooking lesson on hand made pasta! Enjoy a 3 hours course on simple and stuffed hand made fresh pasta, crowned by a lunch based on your creations. After lunch, end of our services.