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ParmaLook - Tour Food Experience

43010, Parma, Italy
+39 393 885 3116
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Fun, informative and... DELICIOUS!

I took my ~12 year old son to this tour and it was really fun! We watched the master cheese maker... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
BryanLS
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Estepona, Spain
A Cheese Tour That’s Parmigiano-Reggiano Gold!

Our hotel recommended ParmaLook for a two-hour cheese factory tour and we struck... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
CKdivot
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Seattle
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"ParmaLook"promotes the region that is known for smells, tastes and culture that Parma can offer. The visitors will find great interest for Verdi's lands, the salumi factories which produce different types of ham such as Prosciutto di Parma ham, culatello di Zibello di Parma or salame di Felino. Cheese lovers will enjoy for authentic cheese dairies that produce world famous Parmigiano Reggiano and the opportunity to taste the traditional flavors of these of the region.
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43010, Parma, Italy
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+39 393 885 3116
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

I took my ~12 year old son to this tour and it was really fun! We watched the master cheese maker and his assistant prepare the 10 wheels of cheese for the morning, and then toured the rest of the facility where the cheese spends...More

Thank BryanLS
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Our hotel recommended ParmaLook for a two-hour cheese factory tour and we struck Parmigiano-Reggiano gold. Our English speaking guide, Mattia, met us at our hotel and drove us to a family owned and operated cheese farm. Mattia, we delightfully learned, is the son of the...More

Thank CKdivot
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This tour is a wonderfully personal visit to a small cheese farm where the guide is close friends with the family that owns and runs the place. He picked us up at our hotel. We actually met the family and got to go inside all...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We wanted to try the foodie delights of Parma and our hotel (Star Hotel) booked us a day with Matteo. What a treat! Matteo's English is excellent and he explained all the processes behind the production of Parmesan cheese, Parma Ham and Balsamic Vinegar thoroughly....More

Thank Gill C
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an awesome food tour at the parmigiano-reggiano cheese factory in Parma and the Parma ham factory. It was very interesting and Matteo was a wonderful guide who spoke excellent English. He also gave us some great restaurant tips and places...More

Thank Monica Z
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Matteo was outstanding from the booking through the tour. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with him at the local cheese producer in Parma and in Modena with the balsamic producer. We learned so much and very much enjoyed our samples of cheese and balsamico. Highly...More

Thank cdsieb
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Matteo picked us up at our hotel in a comfortable van and began immediately explaining what we would experience. We selected the full day tour with parmigiano cheese, parma ham and balsamic vinegar. It included a lunch so wonderful and filling that we're skipping dinner...More

Thank Barbara L
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We toured a small family run Parmesan cheese daily and witnessed the making of the cheese essentially by hand. We also toured a small Parma ham production . This was all with our own tour guide for just the two of us. Very laid back...More

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were recommended this tour by the concierge at our hotel (Star Hotel Parma). as we wanted to see authentic parmigiano and prociutto production first hand. We chose the option that included a light lunch at the end of the tour (more on that later)....More

1  Thank RENZO P
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My first ever review after travelling for years. My wife and our four year old had a wonderful tour with Matteo. The original plan was first to see a local parmesan cheese factory and then to a ham factory which we did. Both tours were...More

Thank 2manytoyz
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