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Parma, Italy
+39 328 571 8262
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We really enjoyed our tour of the parmesan cheese, ham and balsamic vinegar making processes... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Glenview, Illinois
Very interesting tour of Parma

We had a morning tour with Elisabetta, beginning with a tour of the Parmesan Cheese factory, a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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My name's Elisabetta Ivaldi, tourist guide for Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, Modena and Bologna. I've been working as a qualified Tourist Guide for more than 20 years and I LOVE to share all my passion to my customers!! I work in Italian, English, Russian, Spanish and French. I offer customized tours across my region: • art, musical, food tours • visits to museums and exhibitions, visit to Parmesan cheese factory, Parma ham and Culatello di Zibello D.O.P. curing plant, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar factory and local wine producers (on request: tastings and lunch with local produce)
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We really enjoyed our tour of the parmesan cheese, ham and balsamic vinegar making processes. Elisabetta was prompt, professional and informative. At the end of the ham tour, you can sample some ham with wine and bread. They also serve pasta and desserts but we...More

Thank Allisonfaye
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a morning tour with Elisabetta, beginning with a tour of the Parmesan Cheese factory, a tasting then on to Parma centre to visit the local sites. Elisabetta's English is fantastic as is her knowledge of Parma and its history. It is definitely worth...More

Thank AMcGregor
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We met Elisabetta at a cheese processing plant and then spent the rest of the time at a parma ham plant. Elisabetta is very knowledgable on the topics and the area. She is very easy to talk to and advised us of other things to...More

Thank corn180
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My husband and I were looking forward to our food tours with Elisabetta. Just as we rode the rental car to meet up with her, my husband pulled his back and was in excruciating pain. When Elisabetta arrived, without any hesitation, made it a forgone...More

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Elisabetta I, Owner at Parmatourguide, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Prescilla and Ramón, "All's well that ends well"!! I really hope to see you in Parma next year! I'll be waiting for you!! Elisabetta

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had one day to experience Parma. We were recommended Elisabetta Ivaldi for a guide to the C.P.L. Parma, Parmigiano cheese factory. We also wanted a tour of a prosciutto factory. She made it so simple and booked a driver for both places and made...More

Thank kmadej
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife arranged for us to spend a morning with Elisabetta touring a parmigiano cheese factory followed by a tour of a prosciutto factory - I don't always go along on my wife's little "adventures", but I'm really glad I went with her on this...More

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I contacted Elisabetta by email and within just a couple of hours were able to book her for a last minute tour of a couple Parmesan and Prosciutto factories. She was an absolutely fantastic tour guide and very knowledgeable. She arranged for...More

Thank pvat
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We arranged a customized tour with Elisabetta to include a cheese making tour, castle tour and winery tour with lunch and tasting. Elisabetta is very well informed about her subjects and taught us a great deal. The lunch was a highlight. We were able to...More

Thank Ldepath
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

One does not know Italy without going on a Parma food tour. The region of Emilia Romagna is not the first tourist destination in Italy, which is unfortunate. Ironic, since this region is considered to serve the best food in Italy. Known for Parma ham,...More

Thank Travelerob
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My family and I enjoyed these tours. The online booking was easy. The tours delivered with all that was promised. We would recommend Elisabetta Ivaldi for a tour of both these facilities; she was extremely knowledgeable and informative, offering information and answering all of our...More

Thank ZezzaFamily
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Marcel L
13 July 2015|
Response from Elisabetta I | Property representative |
Hi! I need a request by e-mail. Thank you. Elisabetta
Lucy M
10 March 2015|
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Response from Elisabetta I | Property representative |
Hello Lucy, the final price depends on the number of people. Up to 8 people the cost is 140,00 euros for cheese and ham Entrance fees and tasting from 6,00 to 22,00 euros per person (to be paid at the factories') for... More