If reincarnation ever becomes an option, pray you to come back as a Parmesan. Where else do you get to cycle to work through streets virtually devoid of cars, lunch on fresh-from-the-attic prosciutto and aged Parmigiano Reggiano, quaff full-bodied Sangiovese wine in regal art-nouveau cafes, and spend sultry summer evenings listening to classical music in architecturally dramatic opera houses.
The tour starts early in the morning to reach a cheese factory and watch the Parmigiano Reggiano production: from the curd to the aging. At the end, you can also taste this amazing cheese, famous all over the world. After the visit, come back to Parma to discover the city by cycling on its bike lanes and through its parks and city center. You will also visit the most famous monuments. The tour finishes in a typical delicatessen to taste cured meats and typical dishes.
Meet your guide, an expert local chef, at the Rialto Market to start with a tour of this vibrant…