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We had a wonderful and educational experience here. They are true geese purveyors, and we learned... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worcester, Massachusetts
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True passion for excellent cheeses

We were introduced to Guffanti’s smoked aged ricotta d’Alpeggio during Bra Cheese. They invited us... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Antonella O
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Via Milano 140, 28041, Arona, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful and educational experience here. They are true geese purveyors, and we learned a lot about everything to do with cheese. In addition, we had a lovely tasting with wine afterwards, and the shop itself sold us some wonderful cheese to take...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We were introduced to Guffanti’s smoked aged ricotta d’Alpeggio during Bra Cheese. They invited us to visit their caves in Arona on Lago Maggiore and so that’s what we just did today. My charm was able to gain us a visit guided by Luigi himself....More

Thank Antonella O
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

If you are in Arona, you must visit this place. We thought one hour was enough to get know the history of this place and cheese testing, but unfortunately we were told it is too late and we should be 2 hours earlier. Even though...More

Thank aniolekania
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in at mid morning on a Saturday hoping we could get a tour. Ended up being a very interesting experience. Staff are passionate about their trade. Well worth a visit and shop is fantastic for cheese lovers.

1  Thank NickvdM82
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The visit is very interesting and the shop is just perfect. All products are top quality. I usually make here my xmas gifts. Everything is delicious

1  Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in here an a bit of a whim after seeing good reviews on TripAdvisor. No one else was in the shop except for us and the several workers, so we had an almost personal private tour! Great smells and a very knowledgeable guide,...More

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The vendor was really nice and explained everything to us regarding the origin of the cheeses and hams. He was very patient with us and answered all of our questions! it was a great pleasure! The products are great so I definitely recommend to go...More

Thank Mirana R
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We took the hovercraft from Stresa down to Arona and walked through the town over to a wonderful cheese learning experience. The samples were tasty and they had down vests to wear since it can get cold.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We did the tour of Luigi Guffanti cheese cave. For 25 euros/pp they give you a 45-60 min tour of their caves, explaining how different cheeses are stored, preserved and flavored. It was very interesting. At the end of the tour they give you samples...More

2  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 9 June 2017

we had a great tour through the cheese cellars with Walter, must-visit in the area! + tour guide Walter was nice, good English, presented lots of interesting facts and stories about cheese to us, always with an historic and geographic viewpoint + the cellars full...More

Thank Chris S
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