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Private Half-Day Tour to Parma City of Gastronomy and Perfume

Parma City of Gastronomy & Perfume is a walk through the elegant and typical shops of the city center that will fascinate and engage your senses. A journey that will delight eyes, nose and palate, through the discovery of the gastronomic delicacies that have made the city of Parma famous in the world, Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and the tasty products of the Parma charcuterie, handmade fresh pasta, traditional desserts and pastries. We will also discover the scents of Parma, starting with the unmistakable Violetta di Parma, a symbol of the city and of an era. After a pleasant stop at the Violetta di Parma 1930 shop and an engaging sensory experience at an Acqua di Parma Flagship Store, to get to know the brand from its origins to new variations, a fragrant aperitif, based on ancient fruits and lost drinks, will transport us to the Parma of the late nineteenth century, era of the birth of Borsari. We will discover the protagonists of the perfume supply chain in Parma through an engaging visual-olfactory sensory experience, capable of recalling different olfactory memories related to the city of Parma and its territory.

per adult from

$219

AUD

Duration

5 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Expert licensed tourist guide
    What's excluded :
    • The indicated cost does not include tastings
    • Customers choose the products they want to taste and pay for them directly
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Palazzo della Pilotta, Piazzale della Pilotta, 43121, Parma Italy

    We will visit the exterior of the Palazzo della Pilotta, built in the early Seventeenth Century by the Farnese as an imposing container for the court's services. We will retrace the dynastic passages that followed the extinction of the Farnese dynasty.

    Pass By: Museo Lombardi - Marie Louise and Napoleon, Palazzo di Riserva Strada Garibaldi, 15, 43121, Parma Italy

    We will visit the exterior of the Palazzo di Riserva, inside which the Glauco Lombardi Museum is located. We will retrace the events of the arrival of the famous "Violetta di Parma" inside the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza in the second half of the Eighteenth Century and the success of the small flower under the First and Second Empire, amply testified by the collections of the Glauco Lombardi Museum.

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    We will be enchanted in front of the colorful counters of the famous patisseries, enjoy their sweet and cosy atmosphere while savoring traditional desserts and pastries.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Battistero di Parma, Piazza Duomo 7/a, 43121, Parma Italy

    We will observe the magnificent Baptistery of Parma from the outside.

    Pass By: Cattedrale di Parma, P.zza Duomo, 43100, Parma Italy

    We will cross Piazza Duomo and we will admire the Cathedral from the outside.

    Stop At: Color Viola, Via Repubblica 2g, 43121, Parma Italy

    We will discover the Violetta di Parma 1930 shop.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, Piazza Garibaldi, 43121, Parma Italy

    We will walk through Garibaldi Square, overlooked by beautiful buildings such as the Captain’s Palace, the Town Hall and the Governor’s Palace, and also shops, restaurants and cafes which have earned the town the title of “UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy”.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    We will visit an Acqua di Parma Flagship Store, to get to know the brand from its origins to new variations.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    We will visit one of the historic perfumeries in the city center, where an engaging visual-olfactory sensory experience will introduce you to Artistic perfumery.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    A fragrant aperitif, based on ancient fruits and lost drinks, will transport us to the Parma of the late Nineteenth Century, era of the birth of Borsari.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    A fresh pasta shop is a must-see stop walking through the city of Parma, to learn about the ingredients of the famous Emilian homemade pasta and its different shapes, to discover the flavors of typical dishes and curious anecdotes.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    We will visit a traditional Deli shop to discover the gastronomic delicacies that have made the city of Parma famous in the world, Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and the tasty products of the Parma charcuterie such as Culatello di Zibello, Fiocco, Strolghino, Salame Felino, Coppa, Pancetta, Gola, Culaccia, Spalla Cruda and Spalla Cotta di San Secondo Parmense.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Teatro Regio, Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi 16a, 43121, Parma Italy

    We will take a look at the exterior of the Teatro Regio, one of the most important Opera Houses in the world, where internationally renowned artists, such as Paganini, Verdi, Toscanini, Callas and Beniamino Gigli, have played, sung and worked.

    Stop At: Parma, Parma, Province of Parma, Emilia-Romagna

    We will conclude our immersion in the colors, scents and aromas of the city with an unusual tasting of artisanal gelato, capable of recalling different olfactory memories related to the city of Parma and its territory.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Str. G. Garibaldi, 15, 43121 Parma PR, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved (3 km).
    • Your health is our top priority and we have put special measures in place to keep all guests safe both during and after your activity.
    • Stringent Cleaning - We’ve increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour and hand sanitizer will be available to all of our guests.
    • Social Distancing - Guests will keep at all time the minimum safety distance in accordance with the instructions given in each place visited. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.
    • Social Distancing - Guests will keep at all time the minimum safety distance in accordance with the instructions given in each place visited. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • At the time of booking, each participant must send their name, surname and mobile number. The data will be kept for 14 days as required by the local authorities. Each participant will receive a self-declaration and our COVID-19 Privacy Policy to sign before the start.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by ARTEMILIA Guided Tours

Activity ID: V-237138P7

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