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Laura Panella is an official tour guide with a license as tour guide, travel agent and tour leader. Laura's Food Tours in Parma is designed to meet the needs of those tourists that would like to know the food products and the life-style in...more
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My husband and I booked Laura in September for a food tour. She is fantastic. Her English is excellent. She picked us up at our hotel. She is an excellent driver. We felt very safe with her. She goes to smaller producers and you get...More
Laura has created friendships/relationships with true artisians and shares that with you as yoy visit a real cheesemaker, winery run by only four family members, prosciutto making at it's best and taste some of the best Balsamic Vinegar in the region. To cap it all...More
Would highly recommend Laura’s tour. We have had a fantastic morning with Laura today. Very informative about the food of the region and she happily answered any questions. We loved everything about the tour. Laura even gave us recommendations on restaurants. Thanks Laura
My wife and I spent the day (Aug 29th) with Laura traveling through the Parma countryside visiting lots of fun and fascinating places, and had a wonderful time!! We started off at a small family-owned maker of Parmigiano-Reggiano. We got there just in time to...More
This tour was more than we expected. Laura was amazing - she picked us up at our rental and as she drove, gave bits of information pertinent to the location we were headed. Each destination had family owned businesses that welcomed us and were gracious....More
Being avid ‘foodies’ a tour of the Parma region was the first planned adventure for the group. Communicating with Laura only via email had all plans in place well in advance. She provided several options as far as pick up locations and made all the...More
August 9 we visited Parma and toured with Laura. It was a wonderful tour of the Parmigiana, Parma ham and Balsamic factories. Outstanding and very informative. Laura did a great job and will pick you up at your hotel or train station.
Parma is a UNESCO heritage site for gastronomical goodness! There are a lot of tour companies offering tours of the many cheese and ham production factories, wine, balsamic vinegar. If you want a small private individualized food tour then look no further then Laura! She...More
Laura is experienced and takes you through the Parma country side to places you would never find on your own. They are real food producers doing great food for the right time. If you have the opportunity, take home some Parma ham and head cheese....More
My husband and I got to take Laura's Parma Food Tour this past week. We choose the Emilia Romagna region because of our love of food i.e. Parma ham, cheeses, and balsamic vinegar and the Tour by Laura delivered in a big way. Not only...More