Best Food Tours In Milan

Best Food Tours In Milan

When we mention Milan, we rarely think about food tours. This is a shame since we are faced with so many interesting opportunities, just like in all large cities of Italy. You should take a look at the options available if you are a foodie. However, looking through all of them is difficult. We selected 2 that are really great and that you will love. If you find others to be more interesting, let us know in a comment.

Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour Milan

Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour Milan

Just as the name implies, this is a tour of the Emilia Romagna region, one that is renowned for the fine gourmet products that are offered. You can enjoy a full day tour or a half day tour that starts in Milan. Learn about the different artisanal production methods that are characteristic and visit a Parma ham producer and a ham producer.

Highlights:

  •  Full day or half day private tour
  • Watch the cheesemakers work and create Parmesan
  • Enjoy aged cheese
  • Discover Emilia Romagna
  • Sample balsamic vinegar – traditional recipe from Modena
  • Pair cold meat, fresh pasta, cheese and wine during a large lunch
  • Enjoy the attention of a private guide

What To Expect:

The tour starts where you want it. Most clients consider the option to be picked up at the hotel but you can also meet the guide somewhere else, an option that you will want to take into account when you opt for the half day option.

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You will visit a Parma ham manufacturer, hit the road several times and will have a short stay in Torrechiara. Make sure that you take a camera with you since you will see many interesting landscapes. The dishes served are even better than the scenery.

Milan Food Walking Tour – Brera

Milan Food Walking Tour – Brera

Milan’s Brera neighborhood is known for the delicacies offered. This tour is perfect to offer something special. It lasts 3 hours and is led by a local guide. You can learn a lot about the city’s cuisine and history while you wander around atmospheric streets.

This is a special food tour since it includes 6 stops where you can sample Italian treats and local delicacies. Examples can be given in Parma ham, artisan beer and deep dish pizza.

Highlights:

  • 3 hours tour of Brera
  • Enjoy the tour with a maximum of 11 other people
  • 6 food stops
  • Enjoy popular specialties like Italian mignon pastry
  • Classic Milanese meals like local meatballs and mondeghili can be tasted
  • Enjoy everything in a small group experience

What to expect

The local guide is met near Milan’s Lanza-Brera Station. You then start the 3 hours walking tour through a neighborhood that is really well known for attracting both travelers and locals. The guide talks about both cuisine and neighborhood history, offering a lot of interesting information. You will even learn about the nightlife scene.

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The six food stops will offer access to so many specialties. Every single one is included based on availability but there are also dishes that are tremendously special. You will definitely enjoy the experience.

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