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Vist a Parma Ham  Producer factory 

Taste the sweetness of Prosciutto di Parma cured in the hills of Langhirano

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After a brief introduction on the historical notes by the guide, the gastronomic visit begins with the cold phase, in the premises where fresh meat is processed. It then explains how the best meats are chosen for making Parma ham. Below you can see the machinery used for salting and the refrigeration cells.

We then move on to the warm phase, with a visit to the maturing rooms, characterized by the typical aromas of the ham. During the seasoning, the "tapping" that leads to the branding by the Consortium with the famous "crown" of Parma ham will be explained.

At the end of the visit there will be a tasting of Parma ham accompanied by homemade bread and wine from the hills of Parma.

Experience Highlights

  • See and learn about the production of Parma Ham
  • Discover the secrets of one of Italy's most popular products
  • Savor delicious tasting of Prosciutto
  • √      Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • √  Pickup and drop-off
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  • √   Entry tickets
  • √  Tastings
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Not suitable for

  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Strollers 

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • The guide will wait max 10 minutes from the departure time

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Guided Tour

Discover how the unique taste of our prosciutto is created..

You could observe the careful craftsmanship , enjoy the value of time of long ham seasoning the perfumes in the aging cellar and be enchanted by the taste of our ham that we like to think sweet like a kiss: the sweetest kiss .

Guided Tour by appointment.

Guided Tours are made only by reservation from MONDAY to FRIDAY at 10 am or 2 pm. We suggest you to make your reservation request at least 3 days in advance by filling out the following form or send an email to [email protected] We are an artisan company, to guarantee you a better experience we don't accept last minute bookings or people who show up on the spot. To confirm the visit, remember to reply to the email we will send you

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Visit hours Morning h 10 a.m. Afternoon h 2.00 p.m.

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Please confirm your visit at least 3 days in advance , specifying the number of participants (adults/children) in order to properly prepare the tasting. VISITS NOT CONFIRMED ARE CONSIDERED CANCELED .

In case you would like to organize an exclusive visit or a group tour write us an email at [email protected]

Children are welcome, it is a pleasure for us to explain to the new generations how a top quality prosciutto is made. Consider that the visit takes place in a workspace, please be careful and keep the children by your side. Sadly Pet are not allowed
. We suggest comfortable shoes because you have to wear protective footwear during the tour.

How to reach us?

By car or taxi from the city of Parma , consider a trip of 40/50 minutes To better reach us we suggest that you use Google Maps searching "Casa Graziano Prosciutto Artigianale"

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Food Tours From Bologna and Modena: Tours Of Parmesan Production, Parma Ham, Balsamic Vinegar.

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The ultimate Parmesan, balsamic vinegar, and ham tour with Emilia Delizia in Bologna, Modena, and Parma, Italy ! As a culinary travel planning company, we have been crafting exceptional gourmet food tours since 2009, taking you to the finest locations for Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and Parma ham production visits.

But that's not all - we also guide you through intimate, organic wineries in Emilia-Romagna for a one-of-a-kind wine tasting experience. For additional food and agriculture adventures, we offer activities such as vineyard tours and truffle hunting.

Our tours are highly customizable, catering to groups of any size, from intimate parties of two to larger coach tours or incentive travel. We work exclusively with government-approved guides fluent in English and employ fully licensed chauffeurs with the latest, most comfortable vehicle models.

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Parmesan, Balsamic and Ham tour from Stazione Medio Padana

This station offers easy connections to many Italian cities even those are futher away from Modena, Parma and Bologna. You can reach Stazione Medio Padana from Reggio Emilia, Parma, Bologna, Milan, Florence very quickly using the Italian high speed trains.

This station is strategically positioned to facilitate quick and convenient travel across Italy, making it an ideal starting point for a variety of tours and experiences, including culinary tours that highlight the rich food heritage of the region.

The Parmesan, Balsamic, and Ham tour is an excellent example of the type of cultural and gastronomic experiences accessible from the Stazione Medio Padana. These tours are designed to showcase the world-renowned culinary products of the Emilia-Romagna region, which is celebrated for its Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, and Prosciutto di Parma, among other delicacies. Click here for more information .

Authentic Parmesan Cheese Tour Experience

Don't miss this opportunity to uncover the finest Parmesan, balsamic vinegar, and ham in Bologna, Modena, and Parma. Reserve your tour with Emilia Delizia now and savor the ultimate Italian culinary journey!

Immerse yourself in the world of Parmesan cheese with our Bologna Food Tour from Modena, featuring an exclusive Parmesan Cheese Tour. Our culinary adventures take you to select Parmigiano Reggiano factories in the area, all approved by the consortium to ensure the utmost authenticity and quality. During your guided tour, our knowledgeable guides will provide detailed explanations in your language about each step of the Parmesan cheese-making process as it unfolds before your eyes. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore the art and tradition behind one of Italy's most iconic and beloved cheeses. For more information about our parmesan cheese tours click here.

Exclusive Parma Ham Prosciutto Tour Experience

For true culinary enthusiasts, we present our unparalleled Parma Ham Prosciutto Tour. This exclusive journey takes you behind the scenes of a genuine Parma ham factory, where you can witness the intricate art of crafting Prosciutto di Parma firsthand. As part of your gourmet travel itinerary, our guided tour encompasses the entire process - from the initial salting stage to the cold cells where pre-ageing occurs, and finally to the prosciutto cellars where the ham reaches perfection. Seize this extraordinary opportunity to explore the rich history and craftsmanship behind one of Italy's most celebrated delicacies.

For a more detailed information about the Parma ham visits please check this page.

Experience the Authentic Modena Balsamic Vinegar Tour

Immerse yourself in the rich history and tradition of Modena's world-renowned balsamic vinegar on our exclusive Modena Balsamic Vinegar Tour. In the heart of Modena, you'll have the unique opportunity to visit an authentic, artisanal balsamic vinegar producer, far removed from the industrialized factories. Our knowledgeable guides, fluent in your preferred language, will walk you through the intricate production process, unveiling the secrets behind this prized elixir. Conclude your tour with a delectable tasting of the finest balsamic vinegar selections, savoring the extraordinary flavors that have made Modena a global destination for balsamic vinegar enthusiasts. For more information about our vinegar tour, you could continue reading this page.

Embark on a delightful Bologna food tour and immerse yourself in the vibrant culinary culture of Emilia-Romagna with Emilia Delizia! Our expertly curated tours offer you the opportunity to explore the region's renowned Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and Parma ham production facilities while satisfying your taste buds with authentic local flavors. Discover the heart of Italy's gastronomic capital as you indulge in the finest Bologna food experiences, from traditional balsamic vinegar tastings to hands-on pasta making classes, and create unforgettable memories in this food lover's paradise. Begin your culinary adventure with us now and uncover the true essence of Bologna's delectable food scene.

Discover Modena's Culinary Gems on Our Food Walking Tour

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Embark on a delightful gastronomic journey through the charming streets of Modena with our Modena Food Walking Tour. This vehicle-free adventure begins at 10 am, as we explore the city's historical center and visit a local balsamic vinegar producer's shop, where you'll gain insight into this world-famous specialty. As we continue our stroll, prepare to indulge your taste buds with an array of delectable Modenese delights, including the irresistible gnocco fritto, mouthwatering tigelle, a selection of savory salumi, and the iconic Parmesan cheese. Join us on this unforgettable culinary expedition and experience the authentic flavors of Modena's rich food heritage. For more information about the Modena Walking Food Tour click here.

Savor the Flavors of Italy with Our Afternoon Aperitivo Tour in Modena.

If you prefer a leisurely start to your day, consider our Afternoon Aperitivo Tour, designed for those who appreciate a more relaxed pace. Explore our dedicated page for a range of options that cater to your taste buds. On this tour, you'll visit a Parmesan cheese producer's ageing cellars, a traditional balsamic vinegar producer in Modena, and a Parma ham producer, where you'll learn about the intricate process behind making this world-renowned delicacy. The tour concludes with a delightful tasting of local cured meats and a sumptuous seated lunch. With our Afternoon Aperitivo tour around Bologna and Modena, you'll have the chance to indulge in the authentic flavors of Italy while discovering the secrets behind these iconic products.

Pasta Making Classes in Bologna.

Discover the art of pasta making at our renowned cookery school in Bologna. For those seeking an authentic culinary experience, our hands-on classes provide the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the flavors of Bologna. Under the guidance of expert chefs, you'll participate in a comprehensive pasta making class, covering not only the main course but also the preparation of a delightful second course and a traditional dessert. Unleash your inner chef and create unforgettable memories while mastering the art of Italian cuisine at our Bologna cookery school.

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Bologna, renowned for its truffles, invites you to join our truffle hunting adventures on the picturesque Bolognese hills. Led by our experienced hiking guides, you'll embark on a captivating journey to uncover these hidden culinary treasures. Along the way, you'll meet an expert truffle hunter and his trusted canine companion, who will guide you through the enchanting terrain of Savigno, nestled just 40 minutes away from Bologna on the Apennine hills. Experience the thrill of unearthing these delectable gems and immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of the Bolognese countryside. Click here for info .

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My family and I had an incredible time on the Emilia Delizia food tour. Our guide, Giuseppe, was fantastic - he was knowledgeable, friendly, and made us feel right at home. We loved the visits to the cheese and balsamic producers, and the truffle hunt was a unique and unforgettable experience. The lunch at the organic winery was one of the highlights of our trip, and we were blown away by the delicious food and wine. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for an authentic taste of Emilia-Romagna. Thank you for a wonderful day!

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A perfect tour to discover the hills of Parma through breath-taking landscapes: guided visit to a ham factory and the Torrechiara Castle.

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Ham Factory

Our tour starts in the hills of Parma, where the air is fresh and the microclimate is perfect to produce a unique product in the world: Parma ham . Thanks to the guided tour in a typical ham factory , we can learn and admire the secrets of this activity. Starting from the first working rooms, we will see the skills of the workers during the salting, one of the most delicate phases of the production. Crossing   the lowest temperature cells, where there is the first drying of the thighs, we will reach the maturing rooms. Here the ham and other typical cuts can slowly dry, while in the basements of the factory, the ham rest and then it is controlled by the experts who put the brand.

Torrechiara Castle

The hills of Parma are not famous only for typical products, but they have also elegant residences, as the well-known Torrechiara Castle . With its elegance and magnificence, the castle dominates a little promontory, where in 1448 the noble Pier Maria Rossi built a perfect love nest for his lover Bianca Pellegrino. After having reached the entrance of the castle and crossed the arch of the portal, we will be in the Court of Honour and, as the famous guests of the time, we will start our visit. We will go through the numerous frescoed rooms of the ground floor, recalling the daily life of noble families who lived here. Then, stop to admire some particular locations, as San Nicomede Oratory, the dining room and the guest room. We will see the castle kitchen, climb a tower and walk a part of the way of the soldiers. Then we will reach the noble floor, where there is the famous golden bedroom. Still now it tells the eternal love between Pier Maria Rossi and Bianca Pellegrino with its terracotta panels and the frescoed vault.

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By now you’ve probably noticed that I am truly making the most of my Italy food tours.  Not only do I get to learn so much, but there’s so much to taste as well.

Following our stop at the Parmigiano Reggiano factory, our second visit of the day on the Three Kings Tour offers us a chance to learn how the famous Parma ham is made.

Making Parma ham is subject to the very strict PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) protocols in order to be able to be officially called Parma.

Here in Parma, around 150 producers are located up in the hills, producing around 9 million Parma hams each year.  The absence of humidity and the cooler airs assists the drying process.  Fresh air is also needed to dry the meat, and it is up in these hills that the salty winds come over from the Ligurian coast. (where the wonderful Cinque Terre is located).

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Today, we are visiting Salumificio Conti , a family owned Parma factory that operates five days a week. This factory produces around 250,000 hams each year, roughly one for every person in Parma.

Unusual fact: As regulated by the PDO, pigs used for the making of Parma ham must be Italian born and hand raised.

The rules also dictate that the pigs must be large, usually weighing 140-160kg, and also be very fatty.  They must be at least nine months old at the time of slaughter.  It is the fat that distinguishes Parma ham from other generic hams.  Non-authentic hams use younger pigs, born and fed abroad, where the fat has not developed as much.

Parma ham is also easily identified by its shape.  While most generic hams look like a standard leg of ham, the Parma ham is cut in a pear shape.  This allows it to absorb the salt properly.

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Rows and rows of pork legs sit on shelves awaiting the salting process.

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The only ingredient added to the pork is salt and some spices like rosemary and pepper.

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As the meat passes through the rollers, they compress it, making it tender, and pushing in the salt.

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More salt is added and then the legs are left to rest.

I found the “resting” rooms to be very interesting.  As the drying process is heavily dependent on climatic conditions, Mother Nature can sometimes be a difficult partner.  As such, the rooms represent different seasons of the year, where the temperatures are machine-controlled to ensure the appropriate environment for the various staging of drying.

One room is the “Winter” season.  The legs enter this room very fresh, with salt still visible on the outside.  At this stage, the legs are quite big and the meat is dark.  This means the drying process is starting to work.

For one week, the legs will stay in this room at zero degrees Celsius and 80% humidity.

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A week later, they are re-salted, and then placed back in this room.

The legs will then spend another two weeks in the second room.  As they go to a new room, the temperature increases and the humidity decreases.

The legs are now washed with warm water and left for another three weeks at this stage.

In the next room, they get to spend three months.  Here the meat gets even darker and the legs start to lose weight.

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The resting rooms have thousands of legs all hanging from motorised racks, allowing for them to be moved from room to room easily.

The legs hanging in the drying rooms - Italy Food Tours

As the meat dries and shrinks, the layer of fat is quite prominent.

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Unusual fact:  All Parma houses in Italy can be recognised from the outside by their narrow windows.  These windows are very important for the drying process and during sunny, windy and dry days, the windows are all opened up to the elements.

The room with the windows is known as the “Spring” season and will only be open when the conditions are right.  Otherwise, they will be dried in the temperature controlled rooms mentioned above.

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After six months in the “Summer” room, the legs have grease applied to them to keep the meat tender and to modify the drying process.

This “sugna” or lard is made from the back fat of the pigs, mixed with rice flour, salt and pepper.  It protects the legs from bacteria and bugs and also adds flavour.  Whilst the meat will keep on drying, it stops the outside getting hard.

The lard is only applied to the meat, not to the skin, by hand.  It’s not a job I would love to do, but the manner in which these experts apply it is quite amazing to watch.

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Similar to the process for testing the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, a member of the consortium will come and conduct tests once the hams are 12 months old.

A testing implement, made from horse bone is placed into the Parma ham.  The testers will then smell the needle-like implement for any impurities or issues.  I can’t help but be amazed at their ability to isolate specific issues just from this simple test.  Personally, I could tell you whether it was “off” but that’s where my abilities would end.

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If the ham passes the test, it will be firebranded with the official Parma ham brand, the Ducal Crown, that is used on all approved items.

Once again, like the cheese, you can simply and easily identify a real Parma ham.  The crown that is part of the brand is connected to the Dukedom of Parma that existed from 1545-1861.

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Like the Cheese Vault, the Parma Vault is full of their special hams that are worth a small fortune on the market.  Note my beautiful clothing once again!

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This is always one of the best parts of any food tour.  The more we look at all of the beautiful food, the more we want to taste it.  Italy food tours offer such an incredible opportunity to learn from the best as you taste, taking it all to another level.

We were served very generous quantities of the most tender Parma ham I think I’ve ever had.  We wound it around grissini, looking every bit the experts, and washing it down with a glass of Malvasia Prosecco.

Once again, like the cheese, the older the Parma, the more tender and more delicious it is.

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Every part of the process for making Parma ham can be identified and traced back to its origins.

  • At one month of age, the breeders of the pigs will tattoo both legs with their own brand.  This identifies the breeder and the age of the pig.
  • At the slaughterhouse, each leg is branded once more with the details of the slaughterhouse.  The tattoo will start with the letters PP.
  • A metal pin is inserted near the hoof end of the leg to indicate the commencement of production.
  • When the final Parma ham passes testing, the Ducal Crown is branded onto the ham.  This also shows the details of the producer.

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A former corporate business executive, Kerri is the content creator for Beer and Croissants, a trusted source of detailed guides on motorhome travel, road trip itineraries, and destinations.

Together with Stirling, they are motorhome experts, having independently road-tripped their way across much of Europe, Australia, and New Zealand since 1995. Back home in Australia, they own their own motorhome and can always be found on a regional road trips, taking in towns that often no one has heard of.

They are responsible travellers; long, slow trips in motorhomes, spending time in small regional communities where the tourists usually don't wander, and spending money in their small economies. And where possible, they travel in shoulder and off seasons, so they don't add to the tourist rush.

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26 thoughts on “Italy’s famous Parma and one of the best Italy food tours you can do”

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Thanks for stopping by Nancy. I couldn’t recommend this tour more!

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That is a very interesting process. With everything we eat that must be refrigerated, it’s so amazing to see these years old processes of curing food and no one gets sick. I want to do some food tours & cooking tours in Italy one day. It sounds like you’ve seen some great places. Thanks for sharing!!

Looks are definitely deceiving when it comes to Parma ham.

That’s perfectly ok! Saw you were in Milan recently. How beautiful is the Cathedral !

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I love proscuitto and I have tried many varieties, but I have never tried Proscuitto di Parma.

I am sure it is scrumptious. I love the Spanish jamón too!

Lovely post – so thorough and interesting.

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These Italians and Spaniards love their ham!! I think parma ham is my favourite, will have to check this out if I visit Italy!

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Up close that doesn’t look to appetizing, but I would give it a go.

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Sorry that I couldn’t really read this post, as a veggie these pics were freaking me out slightly! I’m glad you enjoyed your food tour though. We are in Italy at the moment and are enjoying sampling their cuisine.

Sounds like you’ve definitely got the right idea :)

I thought the same thing Shobha!

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I do love Parma ham. Must put this tour on my list for the next trip to Italy! :)

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I love parma and it’s never as good as in Italy or in the South of Switzerland. Try a bit of parma together with honey melon – mmmmh, nothing beats that on a warm summer evening – and of course with a glass of Italian wine.

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We did a similar tour when we were in Bologna. I have never seen so much pig in my life. Rows and rows of pig legs hanging everywhere you looked. At the time, I remember thinking it would be some sort of vegetarian’s nightmare!

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Wow, what a fascinating tour! We spoiled by the Parma ham when we were in Italy last summer and have not found anything as good since returning. Very interesting fact about the narrow windows, I would never have considered that to impact the drying process. Definitely will take one of these tours when we return to Italy!

It was, thanks Cynthia.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by and read Beth.

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WOW – you learned a lot, and I did too – thanks to your narrative. I had no idea about this process. What an interesting food tour – and so fun to taste at the end. Thank you for sharing!

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Food tours are awesome because 1. I find it so cool learning about how food is made and 2. Tasting the foods!! :D Looks like a fun tour, Kerri!

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Sorry I had to cruise through the pics and details of this post. I can’t look at how meat is prepared or I won’t eat it again. And I LOVE meat especially ham. Now the cheese tour you did, that is right up my alley. :)

Ho heartbreaking Izzy to have it confiscated. I would so love to bring it home too but I know mine would end up in the same place as yours :)

It’s quite unique. You would love it Sarah, given what you write about.

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I am IN LOVE with this blog post! Lived in Florence for four months in 2011 and I fell in love with prosciutto crudo. I bought a bag of Parma Ham as a Christmas gift when I was coming home but US customs confiscated it (I almost cried…) I wish I had made a trip to see how Parma Ham is produced but now I have this awesome guide ;)

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I love how there’s a different room to represent each season. I want to go to this so bad. I love learning how food is made. Thanks for sharing.

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I love that you included the process!!! I, personally, would love a tour through the winter room.

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How interesting. Most people like me would not know what goes into getting the ham onto the table.

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I have never had this type of ham. I would love to try it! What a fun food tour.

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Best Parma Ham Factories That You Can Visit (On your Own)

When it comes to Italian food, there are a few dishes that come to mind. Pizza, pasta, and of course, ham. Italy is known for its delicious cured meats, and Parma ham is some of the best in the world. If you’re lucky enough to be in the area, make sure to take a tour of one of the many Parma ham factories. You’ll learn all about how this delicious meat is made, and of course, get to taste it for yourself.

Visiting on your Own Salumificio La Perla.

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If you’re looking for a Parma ham factory that you can visit on your own, look no further than Salumificio La Perla. This family-owned business offers tours of their facility, so you can see how Parma ham is made from start to finish. Plus, at the end of the tour, you’ll get to enjoy a meal of their delicious meats, cheeses, and wines.

Prosciutto Bar Rosa dell’Angelo.

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For a unique Parma ham factory experience, head to Prosciutto Bar Rosa dell’Angelo. This farm-to-table operation not only produces delicious ham, but they also raise their own pigs and cows for the meat. During your tour, you’ll learn about the process of making Parma ham, as well as get to taste some of their delicious products.

Salumificio Conti.

Salumificio Conti is another great option for a Parma ham factory tour. This family-run business is passionate about their product, and it shows. During the tour, you’ll learn all about how Parma ham is made, from slicing the meat to salting and ageing. Plus, at the end of the tour, you’ll get to taste the difference between ham that’s been aged for 12 months and 24 months.

Salumeria Gardoni.

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For a truly intimate Parma ham factory experience, visit Salumeria Gardoni. This charcuterie shop is run by an expert ham maker, who will take you through the process of making Parma ham and teach you everything you need to know. Plus, at the end of the tour, you’ll get to enjoy a delicious meal of ham, cheese, and wine.

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    Parmesan and Ham Factory Tour. A fantastic experience in the heart of the Food Valley to discover two world-class products: Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma Ham. After your short train ride, from Bologna or Modena, we'll meet in Parma and head to a dairy producer to see live the different stages of Parmigiano Reggiano production.

  5. Parma Ham Factory Guided Tour

    HOURS: Morning Tour: (Mon-Fri) h 10 a.m. Afternoon Tour (Mon-Fri) h. 2 p.m. For special needs we are also available on Saturday morning and the first Sunday of the month. Please be on time. In case of a delay of more than 15 minutes the tour is not guaranteed. The tour can be done in Italian, English or French (subject to availability).

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    Tour Parmigiano Reggiano dairy and Parma ham. 338. from $118.94. Parma, Emilia-Romagna. Guided small-group tour TastyBus: Parmesan Cheese and Parma Ham. 158. from $147.58. Likely to Sell Out. Parma, Emilia-Romagna.

  7. Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese and Prosciutto di Parma Ham Tour 2024

    Parmigiano-Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma are two of Italy's most beloved delicacies, and both are produced in the Parma countryside. Delve into the world of elite Italian cheese and ham with this tour that includes a stop at a local cheesemaker for a tour and tasting. Then continue on to a nearby ham producer to see how prosciutto is salted and cured before sampling precious slices yourself.

  8. Bologna Food Tours: Visit Parma Ham, Parmesan Cheese & Modena Balsamic

    Pay only a deposit now and the balance 7 days before the tour. See booking page for details. The ultimate Parmesan, balsamic vinegar, and ham tour with Emilia Delizia in Bologna, Modena, and Parma, Italy! As a culinary travel planning company, we have been crafting exceptional gourmet food tours since 2009, taking you to the finest locations ...

  9. Parma: Parmigiano Production and Parma Ham Tour & Tasting

    Full description. Learn the secrets of some Italian specialties on a private tour of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto factories. Enjoy a hassle-free visit with pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Parma. The tour begins at 8:30 AM when the cheese makers pull the cheese from the milk vats. Watch the masters at work as you hear an overview of ...

  10. Parma: Cheese, Ham, & Balsamic Vinegar Tour with Tastings

    Finally, enjoy a degustation of Parma ham accompanied by a glass local wine. Then We will discover the secrets of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, one of the hidden and still little-known jewels of the Modena area. We will visit a Traditional Balsamic Vinegar producer and the visit will be followed by tasting of 12 years old, 25 years old ...

  11. From Parma: Parmigiano and Parma Ham Guided Food Tour

    After the cheese factory take a short drive to the Parma ham factory. Go to the cellar branding area and see where the meat is cooled, salted, and rested. Taste cold cuts with local wines. Visit an organic Parma ham farm and meet the producer. Finally, taste delicious Parma ham paired with a glass of Malvasia.

  12. From Bologna: Parma Cheese & Ham Factory Tours and Tastings

    Delight in the delectable delights of Parma's renowned cheese and ham on a guided tour through the picturesque locales of Bologna. Enjoy the intricate processes of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma production, where centuries-old traditions meet modern innovation. As you savor the savory aromas and flavors, discover the secrets ...

  13. Visit to a Parma ham factory

    Traditional production of Parma ham. The whole process, from the moment when the meat comes in, follows 500 years old rules and there is nothing else involved than high quality meat, salt, time and a lot of knowledge. The location also plays an important role, so it´s not a coincidence that Langhirano, a small town close to Parma, became ...

  14. Parma: Prosciutto di Parma Tour

    Visiting the Prosciutto di Parma ham factory to discover how the noble Parma ham is made and aged, with tasting of the 24 month old ham at the end of the Visit. Become a supplier; Wishlist; ... 10 Parma Factory & workshop tours. 11 Parma Summer activities. 12 Parma Sugar factory tours. 13 Parma Sightseeing on wheels. 14 Parma Bus & minivan tours.

  15. The hills of Parma

    A perfect tour to discover the hills of Parma through breath-taking landscapes: guided visit to a ham factory and the Torrechiara Castle. The charm of the hills of Parma/Guided tour full - day. Our tour starts in the hills of Parma, where the air is fresh and the microclimate is perfect to produce a unique product in the world: Parma ham.

  16. Guided Tour at the Cheese and Ham Factory in Parma

    Guided Tour at the Cheese and Ham Factory in Parma. 14 Reviews. Parma, Italy. Share. See More. See More. See More. See More. Add to Wishlist. 5 hours. Mobile ticket. Offered in: English and 1 more. Explore our promoted experiences. Parma, Emilia-Romagna. Tour Parmigiano Reggiano dairy and Parma ham. 322.

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    The Parma factory tour. Today, we are visiting Salumificio Conti, a family owned Parma factory that operates five days a week. This factory produces around 250,000 hams each year, roughly one for every person in Parma. Unusual fact: As regulated by the PDO, pigs used for the making of Parma ham must be Italian born and hand raised.

  18. Parma: Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Tour

    The Sum Up. Indulge in the rich flavors and centuries-old tradition of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese on the Parmesan Cheese Tour in Parma. With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, visitors will discover the secrets of cheese production, savor tastings of freshly grated Parmesan, and enjoy the culinary heritage of this iconic Italian ingredient.

  19. Parmesan and Ham Factory Tour 2024

    A fantastic experience in the heart of the Food Valley to discover two world-class products: Parmigiano Reggiano and Parma Ham. After your short train ride, from Bologna or Modena, we'll meet in Parma and head to a dairy producer to see live the different stages of Parmigiano Reggiano production. At the end, enjoy a small tasting of two different ages accompanied by some local wine. Afterwards ...

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    Guided Tour at the Cheese and Ham Factory in Parma. 15. 5 hours. Free Cancellation. From. $120.40. Parmigiano and Prosciutto Food Tour. 12. 5 hours. Free Cancellation. From. $130.25. Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Factory Small group Tour From Parma. 14. 3 hours. Free Cancellation. From. $74.98.

  21. Best Parma Ham Factories That You Can Visit (On your Own)

    During the tour, you'll learn all about how Parma ham is made, from slicing the meat to salting and ageing. Plus, at the end of the tour, you'll get to taste the difference between ham that's been aged for 12 months and 24 months. Salumeria Gardoni. For a truly intimate Parma ham factory experience, visit Salumeria Gardoni.

  22. The BEST Parma Factory & workshop tours 2024

    Parma: Parmigiano Production and Parma Ham Tour & Tasting. Learn the secrets of some Italian specialties on a private tour of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto factories. Enjoy a hassle-free visit with pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Parma. The tour begins at 8:30 AM when the cheese makers pull the cheese from the milk vats.

  23. From Bologna: Parma Cheese & Ham Factory Tours and Tastings

    At the end of the tour there will be a tasting of Parmigiano Reggiano of different ages accompanied by typical mustards and local red wine. We then continue to the ham factory, where the famous Parma ham is born. The visit starts from the rooms where the fresh pork meat is processed and where only the best legs are selected for Parma ham.