Modena: Parmesan, Balsamic Vinegar, and Parma Ham Tour

Modena: Parmesan, Balsamic Vinegar, and Parma Ham Tour

From $220.58 per person

Immerse yourself in the rich-culinary pleasures of Italy and learn about the production of Parmesan cheese from start to finish. Then visit a balsamic vinegar and parma ham producer to enjoy a tasting session of local produce.

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Duration 5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Learn about Parmesan cheese production
  • Enjoy a Balsamic Vinegar factory tour
  • Taste the flavors of Italy including a selection of cured meats
Full description
The trip departs from Modena train station in the morning and heads towards the first stop of the day, a Parmesan cheese production site. Learn about the process of producing Parmigiano Reggiano cheese from scratch and follow the journey from cow's milk to final product. Watch as locals produce this fine Italian cheese, and smell the rich scents that fill the air as they work. Enjoy several photo opportunities throughout the experience, against a backdrop of endless cheese wheels. Afterwards, visit two nearby producers specializing in Aceto Balsamic Tradizionale and Parma Ham. The tour ends with a generous tasting session of local cured meats and learn more about the fascinating process of Italian delicacies. The parma ham portion of the tour is done at MUSA Charcuterie museum at Villani ham and salami museum.
  • Entrance
  • Tastings
  • Transport
  • Guided tours
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items purchased from the producers

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Meeting point

Just next to the McDonalds at the main train station in Modena.

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  •  The tour departs a 8:30am from Modena train station. This is the only departing time available due to the cheese production schedule
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3 / 5

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Balsamic Tour was good, as well Parmegganio, but Salami/HAM was poor.

Not worth the money, maybe for USA folks, sorry!

May 25, 2019

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