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Welcome to Parma, our home

Parma, the Italian food capital, is a picturesque jewel of a city where history, art and culture blend with unsurpassed wine and food traditions.
The Po Valley is the pre-eminent food destination of Italy, home of world famous specialties such as Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano, Culatello di Zibello and Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.

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with academia barilla the taste is always included


Culinary weekend

3 days - 2 nights • minimum 4 guests

Cooking, Tasting and Shopping

An extraordinary weekend that includes: 


  • Hands-on cooking class with Academia Barilla professional chefs;
  • Guided visit to producers of Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and local wine producer with product tastings;
  • Lunch and cellar tour;
  • Shopping Experience at Fidenza Village, with more than 100 boutiques with reductions of up to 70%;
  • Dinner at local traditional restaurant.
starting from 302 per person

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Tasty days

One day • minimum 4 guests

Gourmet tour & Cooking

A full immersion between cooking and typical products

  • Transfer and visit to producers of: Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and Colli di Parma DOC wines;
  • Product tastings and cellar tour;
  • Arrive in Academia Barilla with presentation of the headquarters, including the prestigious Gastronomic Library;
  • Hands-on cooking class with Academia Barilla professional chefs,in a custom course on authentic Parmesan cuisine and tasting of your preparations.
196 per person

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Cooking&Fashion

A full day of cooking and shopping, to satisfy your whims.

  • Morning welcome to Academia Barilla! - Presentation of the headquarters, including the prestigious Gastronomic Library;
  • Hands-on cooking class with Academia Barilla professional chefs, in a custom course on authentic Parmesan cuisine;
  • Lunch in Academia Barilla, featuring your preparations and wine pairing;
  • Afternoon shopping Experience at Fidenza Village, with more than 100 boutiques with reductions of up to 70%;
  • Back to Parma.
112 per person

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Gourmet tour & shopping

A relaxing day of gastronomic tradition and relaxing shopping

  • Transfer and visit to producers of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma;
  • Lunch, product tastings and cellar tour;
  • Shopping Experience at Fidenza Village, with more than 100 boutiques with reductions of up to 70%;
  • Back to Parma.
87 per person

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The weeks of flavours

Minimum 6 guests

Parma and the food valley

6 Days– 5 Nights in hotel

  • 2 cooking class with Academia Barilla professional chefs, in a custom course on authentic Italian cuisine;
  • Guided tour of the historic Parma city center;
  • Visit Barilla pasta plant, the biggest pasta factory in the world!;
  • 2 days Gourmet tour to visit producers of Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Culatello di Zibello and wine tasting.  
1.080 per person

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Pizza, birra and Shopping

6 Days– 5 Nights in hotel

  • 2 cooking class with Academia Barilla professional chefs, in a custom course on authentic Italian Pizza!;
  • Guided tour of the historic Parma city center;
  • 2 days Gourmet tour to visit producers of Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and famous chili peppers!;
  • Visit and tasting at local brewery;
  • Shopping Experience at Fidenza Village, with more than 100 boutiques with reductions of up to 70%.
970 per person

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