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The Flavors of Fall

The Flavors of Fall


Academia Barilla invites you to immerse yourself in Italian gastronomy with a 4-day tour celebrating the fall harvest.
Join us during the months of September, October and November to taste earthy porcini mushrooms, incomparable truffles and rich, roasted chestnuts.
An incredible opportunity to discover the fragrance of fall and taste all the local, seasonal products found in the nearby Apennine Mountains.



Itinerary
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Day 1 - Benvenuti a Parma
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Via Paolo Toschi 1, Parma PR


Arrive in Parma and check into your deluxe hotel room.
Visit the city. Take a stroll around downtown, and stop for a traditional Italian aperitivo. Then, sit down for dinner in one of the city’s many charming restaurants.
The tour includes: luxury hotel accommodations, guided tour of Parma, guided tour of the Apennines, which shelter the city, private cooking classes with Academia Barilla chefs. Learn to bring out the most flavor from fall-time ingredients.
Lunch and dinner in the city’s top restaurants



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Day 2 - Autumn Cuisine
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Piazza della Pilotta 1, Parma PR


Hands-on cooking classes with Academia Barilla chefs. Learn to prepare recipes using funghi porcini, or porcini mushrooms; tartufi, or truffles; and castagne, or chestnuts. Enjoy the fruits of your labor! Explore Parma’s historic city center, on a guided tour of the Duomo, or Cathedral, and the Baptistery of Antelami; the Royal Theater, or Teatro Regio, and Piazza Garibaldi; Palazzo della Pilotta and the birthplace of Arturo Toscanini; as well as the Parco Ducale and the Oltretorrente neighborhood. Dinner in downtown Parma.



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Day 3 - Discover the Apennines
LOCATION
Borgo Val di Taro

ADDRESS
Vignole, Borgo Val di Taro PR


Leave for the Apennines: discover how to hunt for mushrooms, truffles and chestnuts. You will not go home empty handed! Lunch and dinner in the most well known restaurants in Parma and the surrounding area. Taste a variety of dishes prepared with the seasonal ingredients.



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Day 4 - Arrivederci
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Piazza Duomo 1, Parma PR


Say goodbye to Academia Barilla and Parma, taking with you the unforgettable flavors and recipes of the region. Be sure to share what you learned with your friends and family when you get home.




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