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Luigi Guffanti

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Fantastic tour!

Andrea was an excellent guide. The cheese factory was fascinating and very enjoyable. We learned a... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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Very informative, delicious cheese experience

We (4 cheese heads from the Netherlands) found these cheese experts on tripadvisor. This was the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
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Via Milano 140, 28041, Arona, Italy
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We have walked all the way there from the lake side, hopping to see something from the cheese manufacturing or at least to taste something. Three people that made a long way from Israel to Italy and now to Arona. At first, it was hard...More

Thank Motti S
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Andrea was an excellent guide. The cheese factory was fascinating and very enjoyable. We learned a lot and finished the tour with a tasty selection plus wine and water. Very good value at 25€ each. Shop was very good too- lots to choose from. Highly...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We (4 cheese heads from the Netherlands) found these cheese experts on tripadvisor. This was the most informative tasting experience we ever had. Walter gave us the tour, he was an excellent tour guide with a lot of passion for cheese. Must do!

1  Thank Dirk t
Reviewed 21 June 2018 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

1  Thank 389dan
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

1  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

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