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Savor Parma

Savor Parma


Academia Barilla offers food lovers an exclusive tour, available year-round.
Discover the culinary treasures of Parma and the Italian Food Valley.  This tour includes guided visits to producers, tasting sessions and cooking lessons based on regional recipes from Academia Barilla’s talented team of chefs.
You will witness, firsthand, the passion that goes into each wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.  
You will taste the unmistakable sweetness of Prosciutto di Parma, which comes from waiting patiently for it to age to perfection.  You will learn the secrets of regional Italian cuisine from Academia Barilla’s expert chefs.
Discover the heart of Emilia Romagna.



Itinerary
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Day 1 - Benvenuti: Welcome to Parma
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Via Paolo Toschi 1, Parma PR


Arrive in Parma and check into your luxury hotel. Visit the city. Head into the center for a traditional Italian aperitivo, or pre-dinner drink. Then, dine in one of the city’s many charming restaurants.
The tours include: luxury hotel accommodations, a guided tour of Parma, lunches and dinners at the city’s top restaurants,  hands-on cooking classes with Academia Barilla chefs, visits to local Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma producers, complete with tastings of the region’s most prized products.



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Day 2 - The Cuisine and the City
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Piazza della Pilotta 1, Parma PR


Hands-on cooking class with Academia Barilla Chefs. Learn the secrets of regional Italian cuisine. Go on a guided tour of Parma’s historic city center, with visits to the Duomo and the Baptistery of Antelami; the Teatro Regio and Piazza Garibaldi; Palazzo della Pilotta and the birthplace of Arturo Toscanini. Lunch and dinner in the city’s best restaurants.



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Day 3 - The Gourmet Experience
LOCATION
Langhirano

ADDRESS
Via Ottavio Ferrari 1, Langhirano PR


Visit local Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma producers. Taste the region’s top products. Take a walk around the Castello di Torrechiara, a 15th-century castle located in Langhirano, just south of Parma. Take a trip to Modena to visit the historic center and taste real Balsamic Vinegar, Aceto Balsamico DOP, and locally produced Lambrusco wine. Lunch and dinner in the city’s top restaurants.



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Day 4 - Discovering Parma
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Piazza Duomo 1, Parma PR


Take a relaxing walk around the quiet streets of Parma, or bike around the city center, visiting museums, markets, and specialty food stores. Hands-on cooking class with Academia Barilla chef. Learn how to use local products like Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano and Aceto Balsamico di Modena. Taste the food you prepared with your own hands!



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Day 5 - Arrivederci
LOCATION
Parma

ADDRESS
Via XX Settembre 10, 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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