Parma Lowlands Private Tour with Farm Visit

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  • 4.5 hr

We will visit a farm devoted to the recovery of ancient local races, from the white-mantled cows to the ancient pig breed “Nera Parmigiana”, we will observe the farm animals, the vegetable gardens and the vineyards. We will visit the magnificent cellars of an ancient fortress of the early XIV Century, where the PDO Culatello of Zibello is cured. Few people know that this is the area in the world where the greatest variety of cured meat products is obtained from pigs. During the visit you will be able to understand the features and origins of the different products and the characteristics and the history of the king of cured meat, the PDO Culatello of Zibello. The visit will end with a rich tasting or lunch, a real joy for the senses! Different tastings or à la carte menu are available. You can choose the solution you prefer and pay for it on site!***We inform you that the visit to the farm is temporarily suspended due to swine fever. The rest of the experience remains unchanged***

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: San Secondo Parmense

The Lowlands of the Province of Parma consist in the plain north of Parma. It is a territory characterized by the respect for ancient traditions, rich in history, art and genuine food, to discover and enjoy at a slow pace. Our route to the discovery of the Parma Lowlands starts crossing the strip of land running from the Parma Morta Reserve to Maria Luigia’s Woods in Torricella, near the meandering of the Taro river, to reach San Secondo Parmense, Roccabianca, places where it seems as if time has stood still.

Stop At: Castello di Roccabianca

We will see the Roccabianca Castle (exterior), that was built around mid 1400 by Pier Maria Rossi for his beloved Bianca Pellegrini, the beautiful frescoes and heraldic emblems in the portico that a recent restauration has brought to light. The castle is home to the Museum of Distillery.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Zibello

We will see the main square of Zibello and the beautiful Palazzo Pallavicino (exterior).

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Polesine Parmense

We will visit a farm devoted to the recovery of ancient local races, we will observe the farm animals, the vegetable gardens and the vineyards. We will see the masterpieces of the local culinary tradition, such as Culatello, Fiocco, Spalla di San Secondo, Salami, Strolghino, produced and refined in the magnificent cellars of an ancient fortress of the early XIV Century, perfectly restored and endowed with a fine restaurant, where it is possible to enjoy the best of Parma cuisine.

Duration: 2 hour 45 minutes
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