Parma lowlands is the cradle of Culatello di Zibello, of Strolghino, gardener sauces, traditional sauces, “spongata” and where Mastro Giuseppe Verdi lived. A little world where even just a Culatello’s piece will make you taste the flavors of a land full of music and colors.
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Live the Verdi Homelands with this tour that will lead you from the history of the fortress Meli Lupi of Soragna, to the food and wine specialties, until the Birthplace of the famous composer Giuseppe Verdi… and why not? Shopping at Fidenza Village.


2 days/ 1 night


All year round

Suggested for

This tour is a good chance for those who wants to learn about the genesis of Verdi’s genius and the food traditions of the territory.

The price includes

  • 1 night in an old Relais with breakfast
  • gift for participants
  • visit with tasting to Parmigiano Reggiano and Culatello cellars
  • visit to an handcrafted workshop
  • 1 lunch drinks included

The price does not include

guided tours, entrance fees, transfers, tips and anything not expressly mentioned under “The price includes”.

Price per person

From 118 Euro per person in double room, for groups of minimum 10 people.

FIT prices available on request.



First day

Arrival in Parma lowlands and visit the multimedia tour in Giuseppe Verdi’s Birthplace. Then visit to a production’s factory of Culatello of Zibello DOP with lunch-tasting in the restaurant near the factory. In the afternoon it’s possible to visit the other Verdi’s places in Busseto’s area. Overnight in an old Relais wrapped in an elegant and traditional atmosphere.

Second day

Visit to a Parmigiano Reggiano’s factory with tasting and visit to the prestigious Soragna’s Rocca Meli Lupi. Stop in a workshop where giardiniere (sauces) are made, traditional sauces, spongate ecc. and demonstration of preparation of fresh homemade pasta to discover small secrets of rezdore. Lunch near Fidenza Village Chic Outlet Shopping. In the afternoon free time for shopping into the famous and fashionable boutiques.