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Caseificio San Pier Damiani

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Cheese factory producing handcrafted Parmesan cheese since 1965. Opportunity to visit the factory and to attend at milk transformation from the curd to the round of Parmesan cheese. Tasting point.
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Strada Gazzano 35/A, 43122, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 645181
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

My wife and I visited the Caseificio San Pier Damiani while on a tour. Nothing is better than genuine Parmesan-Reggiano cheese, and it was fascinating to see the meticulous care with which it’s made.

1  Thank Paolo-Chris
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Fantastic, informative tour from beginning to end on the process of making Parmigiano Reggiano, The king of Cheese! Beginning at 8:20 am and finishing around 11:20 with a tasting of 3 aging stages of parmigiano. A wide assortment of parmigiano related items are available to...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this dairy today and we're able to watch the Parmesan making process from beginning to end. They do a fantastic job of explaining everything and show you into all parts of the facility. Delicious cheese, too!

Thank Teensy_teens
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great experience. Thank you Paula for taking the time to give our group a tour and explaining the cheese making process. Highly recommended if you are passing through this area of Emilia Romagna!!

Thank danielpV425ZS
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Educational. Recommend an English speaking guide ( book ahead) , to better understand the process steps, aging, grading, & distribution. Prompt start 08:20 , approx. 2 hours, finale light tasting & beverage in the retail site..

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience! Great, kind and hospitable hosts! Yummy parmesan :-) Definitely worth to visit when experiencing Italy by car!

1  Thank Mario C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We never knew that the gigantically successful Parmigiano Reggiano cheese was effectively and efficiently made by hand by farmers. It was with overwhelming awe and delight that we witnessed two hours of labor by three people at the S. Pier Damiani dairy. The delicious cheese...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to experience the real parmigiano reggiano you can visit this cheese factory. The explanations were interesting and the testing delicious.

Thank nrikdr
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It's the best way to know about the production of Parmigiano-Reggiano. 經過Parma千萬別錯過這個可實際了解Parmigiano-Reggiano製程,超過百年的工廠,ㄧ群熱情認真的職人,非常完美的體驗!

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the caseificio couple of days ago with the help of an English guide. The tour was fascinating and it was lovely to see how Saverio and his family working and keeping the tradition alive. The guide stayed with us for almost 2 hours and...More

Thank martina p
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Lindsey C
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Response from Martin H | Reviewed this property |
This was very educational and sort of fun, in a very personal, small venue and up-close way. Don't miss it. We had a car. We went places with a car...out of the way, off the beaten path so to speak. I highly recommend... More
Timothy F
24 May 2017|
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I'm so sorry for the delay in answering your question. Somehow TripAdvisor isn't letting me know when I have a question waiting for an answer. We had not problems finding a taxi after arriving at the train station. There... More
28 March 2016|
Response from rijetab17 |
Ciao da Nuova Zelanda, Vengo a Parma nel 18-21 del Settembre e mi piacerebbe fare questo tour. Perfavore mi pottete recomandare se queste datte sonno disponibile per visitare la fattoria ? Sinceramente Rijeta