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We are authorized tourist guides of Emilia Romagna! Discover with us the jewels of Emilia Romagna region...art, history, food and wine...Taste the quality with Explora!
Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife was especially interested in Parma ham, Traditional Balsamic vinegar, and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, all made in the area. We found Exploreaemilia and Alice Rossi (the food expert of the trio of guides) on TripAdvisor. She had rave reviews, so I contacted her in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Exploraemilia, Direttore at Exploraemilia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely words!! It's a pleasure for me to share my love for food with other foodies as you!! I agree, we spent a beautiful day together! Hope you are enjoying the Beauty of Bologna now!! Hugs from Parma! Alice

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to truly experience Italy is to immerse yourself in the people, places and culture completely. And there is no better way to do that then to have a friend and local that can take you places and provide experiences unlike any other....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Exploraemilia, Direttore at Exploraemilia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow...this is one of the best reviews I ever received on Tripadvisor... Thank you guys, it's been super to meet you and spend a day with you exploring and sharing my city :-)!! Hope to see you soon my dear friends!! Hugssss from Parma, Alice

Reviewed 30 January 2019

Valeria Taiani was excellent. Extremely knowledgeable, very personabable. We learned so much more about Parma that we did not know from our previous visits. She also arraigned for a food tasting at Salumeria Garibaldi, which was amazing, Definitely recommend this tour if you are interested...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

My review is so terribly overdue! Our time with Alice was absolutely perfect. She is incredibly friendly and responsive... she communicated with me via email before our tour and ensured we were all set for our Parma city tour. We opted for a private tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Exploraemilia, Direttore at Exploraemilia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Beth!!! Thank you!! And it's so nice that even after few years you still have a so positive memory of our Parma city tour :-)!!! Hope that you and your family are ok!! Thanks again and I hope to see you again in Parma one...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019

Took a day tour of a Parma precutto ham company, Parmigano Regiano cheese creamery, Traditional balsamic vinegar production with Alice Rossi. Fantastic! Alice was wonderful, very knowledgeable and a very pleasant tour guide. Very Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

We spent the day with Alice after a referral to contact her to help us with a visit of local Parma producers. What an absolute joy. Not only was she knowledgeable in all areas related to her “paese” from the local cooperative cheese makers creating...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carlo1365
Reviewed 30 December 2018

A couple days ago, we had the privilege and fun of a tour with Alice at a small local cheese maker which was great. Alice was/is a fun person and "in charge"....her knowledge of the cheese making process and other interesting facts made that part...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Exploraemilia, Direttore at Exploraemilia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Guys.. thanks a lot for these great words!!! For me it was super to meet you and I'm so happy to read that the day was informative and fun! You were right D. we eat about the 60% of the ham we make but the...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018

We couldn't ask for a better day than the September day we spent with Alice Rossi touring a cheese making facility, a Parma ham facility, and a Modena balsamic vinegar facility. Alice chose a wonderful local trattoria for lunch and we finished the day with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We came to Parma again for our second food trip within the same year. When planning our return trip, we had no doubt about booking Alice Rossi again! She’s brilliant and so much fun to be around. The service is simply excellent!! We were a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Exploraemilia, Direttore at Exploraemilia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Ahaha Nadine!! Thanks for the review!!! You're more a friend than a client so the review doesn't count ahah! Let me know when you plan the third visit ;-) A hug to all!!

Reviewed 14 December 2018

Our family (a couple with our daughter-18 years old) had the pleasure of spending a fabulous day with Alice. We learned so much about Parmigiano-Reggiano and Traditional balsamic vinegar. We had a lovely lunch together and than spent a few hours walking around Parma, enjoying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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10 January 2019|
Response from Exploraemilia | Property representative |
Yes! We are tour guides but if you would like to spend more days in our area it would be super to guide you and plan together your itinerary! Send us an email with some details about what you would like to discover and we... More
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20 June 2018|
Response from Exploraemilia | Property representative |
Dear Maggie, I'm so sorry but we are all busy tomorrow. I'm so sorry! Enjoy Parma!
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28 May 2018|
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Dear San, you can find our email on the website and send us a request specifying how many people, when and an idea about the experience that you would like to take :-) We will give you an answer asap! Warm regards, Alice
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