Borgotaro: 1 day between sustainability, taste and tradition

Borgotaro: 1 day between sustainability, taste and tradition

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1 day
Daily Tour

This special itinerary reveals the charm of an ancient small village, Borgotaro. Go back in time when butchers, bakers and bread-makers were the center of village life. Then walk in the woods, where the rustle of the wind is the only sound you hear. And finally, dine at local farmhouse where all the ingredients are grown and made right there.

Visit, taste, and enjoy with us!


Useful Information

  • Return Time
    5.30 p.m

  • Extra Info
    For any information, you can contact us at the number +39 05211813568
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  • What’s Included
    • Italian / English speaking Chef during all the duration of the tour
    • Tastings according to the program
    • Entrance tickets
    • Transport if required

Tour Plan


Departure from Parma to arrive in Borgotaro by 10 a.m


Visit to the artisan shops of Borgotaro

  • Tasting in the pastry shop of the village: in the renowned pastry shop of the village, you will taste a special sweet typical of the area called Amor [Love] and you will hear the incredible story of the owners.
  • Visit to the local bakery: you will enter the characteristic laboratory where fresh bread is made every day with the traditional recipe from the sourranding mountains.
  • Visit to the butcher's shop: you will learn the tricks of the butcher's trade, told directly by him and here you will buy together with the chef the necessary ingredients to prepare lunch.

Visit to your chef's farmhouse and preparation of lunch

  • You will visit the structure where the chef lives: you will immerse yourself in nature, among the gardens cultivated with passion and farm animals, such as chickens, pigs and cows, while the chef will tell you the secrets of his work.
  • You will prepare the lunch with chef: you will cook a delicious lunch, using only local ingredients, what you have bought and what has been collected in the nearby garden and forest.
  • Lunch in the farmhouse with the chef

Walk in the woods

You will listen to the secrets of the forest and collect aromatic herbs or mushrooms with your own hands depending on the avaibility of the season.

Visit of a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory

You will end the journey by visiting a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory: you will discover every phase of the delicate natural process that leads to the birth of Parmigiano Reggiano, the King of Cheeses. You will walk in the fragrant maturing rooms among the over 5000 wheels and finally, you will taste flakes of different maturation, savoring and understanding how its qualities improve over time.

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