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Arrival airport. or railway station. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay.

Breakfast at the hotel. At 7:30 AM approx. meet the driver at the hotel and transfer to Parma. Meet the guide in Parma and departure to visit an authentic producer of Parmigiano-Reggiano PDO. Discover how the King of all cheeses has been made in the same way since the Benedictine monks invented it centuries ago: you will first see the hand making, then the salt pools and finally the "wheel cathedrals", real walls of cheese in a single room. Tasting included. We continue a guided visit + final tasting at a family run production site of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar PDO Visit one of the family-run ham factories producing the mythical Prosciutto di Parma PDO. You will get to know why the best ham can only be made in the hills of Parma, where the Marino wind blows from the Ligurian Sea through the so-called Food Valley of Italy. Full lunch based on the typical products of the territory in a farm-to-table restaurant: Parmigiano, Prosciutto as well as other kind of local cold cuts, a typical filled pasta dish (tortelli di Parma), homemade cakes. All paired up with local wines like Lambrusco and Malaysia After Lunch, we continue for photo stop at the medieval village of Torre Chiara dominated by its romantic castle: For sure the most spectacular amidst the Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza and Northern Italy, dating back to 1448 DC, built by Sir Pier Maria Rossi for his lover Bianca Pellegrini. Transfer to Parma and private walking tour 2 hours (entrance museum / monument not included). At the end of the tour, transfer back to Bologna. Overnight stay.

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure*. Overnight.

*OPTIONAL TOUR ON DAY 3: A- Private AM Lamborghini Museum and Factory. B- Private Bologna city tour and cooking lessons. C- Lamborghini Museum and Factory with small group. D- Motor Tour Ferrari - Lamborghini – Pagani.

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure transfer to Airport or railway station. End of our services.


» 3 nights in Bologna Bed and Breakfast Basis.
» Arrival private transfer Bologna airport. or railway station / hotel.
» Departure private transfer hotel / Bologna airport. or railway station.
» Private tasting experience and Parma city tour:
Transport - English language speaking authorized guide - Guided visit to a Parmigiano-Reggiano dairy with final tasting - Picture stop at the Castle of Torrechiara - Guided visit to a Prosciutto di Parma producer - Full typical lunch at a farm-to-table restaurant / agriturismo / wine maker / Guided visit to a producer of real traditional balsamic vinegar with final tasting / Parma walking tour 2 hours.


• Tips
• Porterage service
• Drinks
• Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
• City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules). The amount changes according to the city board and it is meant per
pax per night, and hotel category.
• Everything that is not mentioned in the paragraph “The Tour includes”


Hotel Used Or Similar

Low Season
01/11/2023- 28/04/2024
01/07/2024 - 29/08/2024
15 MARCH - 1 APRIL | 4 - 12 APRIL | 14 - 23 APRIL

High Season
29/04/2024 - 30/06/2024
30/08/2024 - 31/10/2004
13 - 21 MAY | 1 - 10 SEPTEMBER | 18 - 27 SEPTEMBER

Optional tour rates available on request. (Tours mentioned on day 03).

All prices are subject to automatic change without prior notice due to VAT increase.

During trade shows or public holidays/events, extra fees could apply. In this case, the amount to be paid will be communicated at the time of booking.

For all Packages that include transfers, a night supplement will be
applied for services from 8.00 pm to 08.00 am.

Program Touring / Guide

Escorted Experience

Trip Highlights

Bologna - Parma - Reggio Emilia or Modena - Parma > Bologna

Periodic Departure
27 Feb, 2024 to 28 Apr, 2024

4 Star
AUD 3,620 P P twin share
AUD 6,191 P P single

29 Apr, 2024 to 30 Jun, 2024

4 Star
AUD 4,308 P P twin share
AUD 7,508 P P single

01 Jul, 2024 to 29 Aug, 2024

4 Star
AUD 3,620 P P twin share
AUD 6,191 P P single

30 Aug, 2024 to 31 Oct, 2024

4 Star
AUD 4,308 P P twin share
AUD 7,508 P P single

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