Parma to Florence: Italy's Culinary Highlights

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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-41789
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Parma, Italy
  • Ends Florence, Italy
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit producers of culatello ham, Parmesan cheese, Modena balsamic vinegar and olive oil
  • Join a cooking class led by a local chef to make a traditional Bolognese menu
  • Discover Brisighella, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy
  • Take a train through rolling hills to Florence
The trip "Parma To Florence: Italy's Culinary Highlights" starts in Parma and ends in Florence. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 7 days taking you through Florence, Bologna, Parma and 3 other destinations in Italy. "Parma To Florence: Italy's Culinary Highlights" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

So much more than pizza, pasta and gelato, Italy’s foodie credentials are hard to beat. This delectable adventure delves into the most celebrated gastronomy region in the country, Emilia-Romagna, where we discover the origins of culatello ham, Parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar, among other delights. We hit Bologna (named the World Capital of Food by Condé Nast Traveller in 2022) and head to lesser-known spots including the picturesque hilltop town of Brisighella. A train ride through rolling hills takes us to Florence, the beating heart of Tuscany, where our adventure culminates.
  • Day 1: Start in Roncole Verdi, Parma
  • Day 2: The culinary traditions of the Po Valley, the bread basket of Italy
  • Day 3: The secrets of Parmigiano-Reggiano and balsamic vinegar; Modena and Bologna
  • Day 4: Cooking class and guided tour in Bologna
  • Day 5: Discover the Romagna region – Faenza and Brisighella
  • Day 6: Florence, the Renaissance capital of Tuscany
  • Day 7: End in Florence
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, four lunches (including one cookery class), three dinners and one wine tasting,Two glasses of wine per person with each included dinner
  • Group arrival and departure transfers available
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Guided walks in Parma, Modena, Bologna and Florence
  • All visits as listed on the itinerary
  • Local city taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation
  • Visas or vaccinations
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Parma to Florence: Italy's Culinary Highlights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 July 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Parma to Florence: Italy's Culinary Highlights tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Parma to Florence: Italy's Culinary Highlights tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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