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Laura Panella is an official tour guide with a license as tour guide, travel agent and tour leader. Laura's Food Tours in Parma is designed to meet the needs of those tourists that would like to know the food products and the life-style in...more
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We were staying in Ravenna for several days and wanted to make a day trip to the Parma area. We searched online for a food tour of the region and found Laura's website. I emailed her about availability and she could take us the next...More
It was our privilige to visit parmigiani, balsamico and cold cut workshops with Laura. We learnt a lot about process; tour with Laura is highly recommended.
Instead of hustle bustle of bus tours; we were only four people; she picked us up from our hotel...More
We did a vegetarian food tour with Laura in mid-October: Parmesan, wine, and balsamic. It was excellent! Laura was professional and pleasant all the way. She met us at our apartment in Parma and drove us to the three family-run businesses. We had informative tours...More
My husband and I booked Laura in September for a food tour. She is fantastic. Her English is excellent. She picked us up at our hotel. She is an excellent driver. We felt very safe with her. She goes to smaller producers and you get...More
Laura has created friendships/relationships with true artisians and shares that with you as yoy visit a real cheesemaker, winery run by only four family members, prosciutto making at it's best and taste some of the best Balsamic Vinegar in the region. To cap it all...More
Would highly recommend Laura’s tour. We have had a fantastic morning with Laura today. Very informative about the food of the region and she happily answered any questions. We loved everything about the tour. Laura even gave us recommendations on restaurants. Thanks Laura
My wife and I spent the day (Aug 29th) with Laura traveling through the Parma countryside visiting lots of fun and fascinating places, and had a wonderful time!! We started off at a small family-owned maker of Parmigiano-Reggiano. We got there just in time to...More
This tour was more than we expected. Laura was amazing - she picked us up at our rental and as she drove, gave bits of information pertinent to the location we were headed. Each destination had family owned businesses that welcomed us and were gracious....More
Being avid ‘foodies’ a tour of the Parma region was the first planned adventure for the group. Communicating with Laura only via email had all plans in place well in advance. She provided several options as far as pick up locations and made all the...More