Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory tour and tasting in Reggio Emilia

Via Città del Tricolore, 1, 42122 Reggio nell'Emilia RE, Italy, Reggio Emilia, Italy
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English, Italian
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What To Expect

Dive into the world of the famous Parmigiano Reggiano and visit a Parmesan cheese factory. At arrival, you will receive a traditional Reggiana breakfast with a coffee or cappuccino, and a croissant or local pie Erbazzone Reggiano made of vegetables and Parmigiano. After breakfast, it is time to put on your lab coats and head to the factory. Witness the cheesemaking process, from the milk cooking to the salting and maturing. To make the cycle complete you will then see the farm where the cows are bred and the milk is mold. Your host Claudio has spent his childhood on the grounds of the factory belonging to his grandfather. He is passionate about cheese and happy to share his passion with you. To finish your tour, you will enjoy a cheese tasting of various Parmigiano cheeses, salumi, and other local products served with a glass of red Lambrusco wine.
Tasting menu:
3 different Parmigiano Reggiano with various maturation times of 12, 24, and 30 months
Typical local salami Reggiano and Mortadella Bolognese
Old traditional Balsamic Vinegar
Typical Ciccioli Reggiani
One glass of red Lambrusco wine Doc

What to remember

Important info

  • A maximum of 4 people is set for this tour
What's included
Guide. Transfer. Farm visit. Dairy factory visit. Lab coat and a cap to access the factory. Typical Reggiana Breakfast. Tasting of cheese and local products
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Know Before You Go

Witness the process of cheese making. Enjoy a traditional Reggiana breakfast. Learn about the famous Parmigiano Reggiano. Try various cheeses, salumi and local products

Cancellation Policy
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Meeting Point

Await your transfer at Via Città del Tricolore number 1, at Reggio Emilia train station.