September 10, 2024: end-of-summer night in Parma to live a unique gourmet experience, where history, culture, and taste meet in the Italian Food Valley. Discover our package to join the Cena dei Mille – Dinner of the Thousand!
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Parma, Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy, is the heart of the Italian Food Valley and one of the destination with the highest number of typical products protected with quality brands in Italy: PDO Parma Ham, PDO Parmigiano Reggiano, PDO Culatello di Zibello, PGI Porcini Mushroom di Borgotaro, PGI Coppa di Parma, CDO wines of the Parma hills and many others.
The Cena dei Mille, will welcome you and the other privileged participants to this extraordinary event. Under a starry sky where every detail is crafted with elegant mastery: from the personalized Cena Dei Mille plate given to each participant, to a menu fit for kings and queens, inspired by the gastronomic treasures of Parma and paired with renowned wines Vini dei Colli di Parma e Piacenza. In an atmosphere of luxury and refinement, an elegant and illuminated table awaits you, embellished with centerpieces created with unique local products.
A staff of over 200 people, including chefs, waiters, dining staff, and sommeliers from the “Associazione Italiana Sommelier”, will ensure impeccable service and an unforgettable experience. The chefs from the prestigious Parma Quality Restaurant, along with other stars of Italian cuisine, will delight you with signature dishes that enhance the delights of the region.

Renowned Michelin-starred chefs will be honored guests, presenting their culinary creations and further enriching this unique experience.

An unprecedented event celebrating the gastronomic excellences of Parma and the Food Valley, spreading the values and craftsmanship of our land worldwide, making us proud of our unique culture.

The Cena dei Mille is also a moment of sharing and celebration, where you can socialize with other guests from around the world, exchanging stories and creating unforgettable memories. It will be a complete sensory journey, where taste, sound, and beauty merge into a unique experience.


2 days / 1 night


from 10/09/2024 to 11/09/2024

Suggested for:

For those who love to travel experiencing exclusive gourmet journeys, discovering the gastronomic, cultural, and artistic heritage of the iconic places in the Italian Food Valley.

Participation Fee:
Starting from Euro 292,00 per person in a double room for min. 2 pax in a 4-star hotel in the center of Parma

  • Group rates available on request
  • Supplement for single use of a double room, Euro 62,00 per person
  • Supplement for an additional night, per person in a double room, Euro 96.00
  • On request upon availability, additional daily food tour supplement with bus and dedicated guide (with other participants):

         -          Full day          Euro 155.00 per person, lunch included

         -          Half day          Euro 110.00 per person

On Request:

  • Private and exclusive Food Tour on the hills of Parma or in Parma Low Lands
  • Quotation for groups

The fee includes:

  • 1 night in a 4-star hotel in the center of Parma, BB
  • Half-day guide for city tour
  • Entrance to the Teatro Regio di Parma
  • Cena dei Mille 2024, including beverages
  • Telephone assistance from Parma Incoming during the stay

The fee does not include:

Transfers, food tours, entrance fees not mentioned, tourist tax where applicable, medical, baggage and cancellation insurance policy, anything not explicitly included under "The fee includes" section.


Tuesday, September 10, 2024 – Day One

Arrival and check-in at the hotel in Parma.

Afternoon, meet the guide.
You will start your journey by immersing yourselves in the history and art of Parma with a guided tour of the city, exploring its historic squares, iconic monuments, and picturesque streets: from Piazza Duomo with the Cathedral and the Baptistery to Palazzo della Pilotta, which houses the Teatro Farnese and the National Gallery. You will have the opportunity to admire and visit the majestic Teatro Regio, a jewel of Parma's architecture and a symbol of the city's elegance and sophistication.

And finally, you will participate in the renowned Cena dei Mille 2024! An unprecedented culinary event that will take you on a sensory journey through Parma's gastronomic excellences.

Overnight at the hotel

Wednesday, September 11, 2024 – Fifth Day

Breakfast at the hotel, check-out.

Optional - possibility to reserve, upon availability:
  • Half-day gastronomic regular tour with bus and accompanying guide through the gentle hills of Parma to visit iconic producers of Parma Ham and Parmigiano Reggiano, uncovering the secrets that make these products internationally recognized culinary excellences. Tasting of Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham, and other local products.
  • Full-day gastronomic regular tour with bus and accompanying guide, including visits with tastings at producers of Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma Ham, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Reggio Emilia, with lunch and beverages included.
  • Private and personalized gastronomic tour to discover Parma, the Food Valley, and its typical products.

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in this extraordinary event, a real journey into the heart of Italian culinary tradition. The Cena dei Mille awaits you, ready to give you an evening of authentic pleasure and gastronomic satisfaction. Book your tour package now and get ready to be captivated by the flavors, scents, and emotions of one of the most fascinating cities in Italy. Parma awaits you to give you moments of authentic joy and culinary pleasure.