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  • 3-4 hours
  • 9 people
  • Piazzale Santa Croce, 11:45
  • Available only for LUNCH apart from: Monday and Sunday.

“Non conosco un’occupazione migliore del mangiare, cioè, del mangiare veramente. L’appetito è per lo stomaco quello che l’amore è per il cuore. Lo stomaco è il direttore che dirige la grande orchestra delle nostre passioni”.

“I do not know a better occupation than eating, I mean, truly eating. The appetite is for the stomach what love is for the heart. The stomach is the maestro who directs the great orchestra of our passions “.

Gioacchino Antonio Rossini


Piazzale Santa Croce (Google Map)




9 people


For the “What The Great Musicians Ate” tour you need to dress a little more formally.


  • Live music
  • Local wine tasting
  • Walk in the city main park
  • Quick tour in historical palaces
  • Lunch at the Restaurant
  • Tasting of a typical local dessert plus liqueur
Tour Itinerary

The tour starts from the P.le Santa Croce parking and then enters the Parco Ducale: there we’ll listen a musician from the conservatory playing a classic, while drinking a glass of local wine.

The tour goes on through the city streets and boulevards, there will be brief visits in a musicians’ historical house.

We will stop in a famous local osteria for a Salume appetizer with a glass of bubbles and for a short visit to their winery, a breathtaking tour through the typical must smell, the old tools for making wine and a lot of ancient bottles.

The tour continues to the Giuseppe Verdi bridge, from the “Lungoparma” to the lunch Restaurant.
After the lunch we will finally arriving through Piazza Garibaldi and the streets of the center: the tour ends with a dessert accompanied by a great liqueur.

Want your tour to be private?

If you prefer to live your experience exclusively or only with your travel partners, there is the possibility to make your tour private!

If you do not want other travelers to join the tour until you reach the maximum capacity of 9 people and you would be more comfortable sharing it only with your family, your friends or your partner making it a super exclusive journey. During the payment phase you will be asked if you want to make the PRIVATE tour, with a price supplement of 200€.

About the Guide

Thanks to our guide you can travel around the city and its genuine flavours: sweet, salty, organic, home-made.

The preparation and passion of our local food guide will guarantee you a unique tour: each flavor will be explained, each moment will be lived intensely and every taste will be real and shared.


What happens if I arrive late for the tour?

It is very important to be in time in order to guarantee to all the guests of the tour to start at the scheduled time.
There is a grace period of 15 minutes after the tour start time but if you don’t show up you most probably will be left behind.
After the tour starts it will not be possible to join later.

Are the tours in English?

Yes, all our administration and tour guides can speak English. We are adding other languages to our offerings as we grow and expand the business.
It may be possible to perform the tours in Spanish, but only if previously asked and at least 4 days before.

Who is the guide?

Our “local food guide” is Valerio: he is a young and enterprising man who knows Emilia inside out, like his home, because it is his home. He traveled all over the world to better understand and learn the secrets of cooking.
His passion and knowledge are the perfect mix to introduce you to every culinary detail and every perfect match.

Are there gluten free tours?

Yes, there are tours for guests who cannot ingest gluten, but we cannot assure cross-contamination. A notification sent previously to our administration at info@eatin-parma.it is well accepted since it can provide us more time to organize and ask to the restaurants to pay maximum attention when they prepare our food.

Is there a dress code?

For our tours, with the exception of “What The Great Musicians Ate”, sports or elegant clothing is not necessary. However we recommend comfortable clothing – better to avoid heels or uncomfortable shoes and suits… these tours are made for walking!

Do you accept people with motor disability?

Unfortunately, Italy is not at the forefront in removing architectural barriers, so we cannot assure to overcome them all as they are present in almost every step of our tours. We are very sorry for this.

Are there any restrictions on who can enjoy tours?

Of course not! Our tours are FOR EVERYONE: children, families, couples, friends, lovers, lone wolves…
We want to provide our services to people of all backgrounds and beliefs… nothing more than food is the best way to connect with people around the world.
We are happy to have tour guests of any gender, sexual identity, race, religion and nationality.

What happens in case of bad weather conditions or reasons of force majeure?

In this case Eatin’ Parma holds the right to move the date of the tour or eventually cancel it providing a partial or full refund, this will be decided from case to case. We always try to overcome the problems getting to the best solution for our guests.

Is it possible to cancel a reservation?

By canceling the reservation at least one week before the tour start time, you will receive a 100% refund of the total price.

By canceling the booking within 5 days from the tour start time, you will receive a 50% refund of the total price.