Have a close look at one of the main Italian excellences, the worldwide famous Parmigiano Reggiano. Not only you'll be able to explore the cheese factories, but you'll discover the secrets that lead to its creation and taste it.
What to Expect
Did you know it? Historical evidence shows that already in 1200-1300, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese had reached its perfect taste and consistency that has remained unchanged until the present days. This was - and still is - possible through a very careful work of passing on exactly the same instructions, tips, secrets and gestures thorough the different generations of "Parmesan masters".
Therefore, the most recent history of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is essentially the history of how 350 small dairy artisans of the Parma area obtained, by way of Law, the recognition of their key role in preserving the processing methods and the very high quality level of the product.
Through this tour you will have the chance to visit an exclusive cheese factories that produces the worldwide famous Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. You will dive into the maturing rooms of Parmesan, seeing the different ageing stages and hundreds of precious cheese rounds. An expert guide will lead you through the history of this cheese and explain how it's made, from the milk stage to the actual aged round. Towards the end of the tour comes the most delicious part: the tasting of differently aged versions Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
- Round-trip from Venice
- Tasting of different samples of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
- Guided tour through the cheese factory
Know Before You Go
• The duration of transfers is approximately 2.5-hours each way (the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions)