Welcome to Parma – Emilia Romagna (Northern Italy), where culinary excellence merges with the magic of the Winter Jamboree Festival, brought to you by the organizers of the renowned international music event, Summer Jamboree in Senigallia! An extraordinary event that transforms the city into a paradise of American music and culture of the 1940s and 1950s and whose sounds and retro spirit blend perfectly with the Rockin' Christmas Vintage Market, where you can purchase antique objects, home accessories, and vintage clothing, ideal as Christmas gifts.
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This exclusive package will take you on a discovery of Parma, one of the most elegant cities in Northern Italy, just one hour away from Milan and Bologna.  Culture, music and gastronomy blend harmoniously to create a unique experience thanks to the vibrant energy of the Winter Jamboree Festival.


3 days / 2 nights


From 8 to 10 December 2023

Who is it for?

Whether you are a fan of swing music or a lover of good food, this is a winter journey to experience a culinary adventure to the rhythm of Swing and Rock'n'Roll.

The price includes:

  • 2 nights in a 4-star hotel in the centre of Parma, breakfast included
  • Tourist tax for 2 nights
  • 1 Entry to the photographic exhibition "The 1950s - American Stories" by Magnum Photos at the Governor’s Palace
  • 1 English-speaking private guide for 2 and a half hours, with expertise in food and wine
  • Tastings at 3 local establishments in Parma:
    • Tasting of Parma Ham paired with Torta Fritta and a glass of wine (Deli meat shop)
    • Tasting of Anolini to-go (Bakery)
    • Tasting of typical Parmesan dessert with coffee and water (Pastry shop)
  • 2 Entry tickets to the Winter Jamboree evening event at Fiere di Parma
  • Phone assistance from Parma Incoming during your stay

The price does not include:

Transfers, entries to any museums not mentioned, other lunches or dinners, parking, and insurance (travel assistance policy, medical expenses, luggage, cancellation, extension of stay in case of Covid-19, travel reimbursement in case of Covid-19).

Participation fee:

350 euros per person in a double room, in a 4-star hotel in the centre of Parma.
Supplement: 92 euros per person for single occupancy of a double room.


Day 1

After arriving in Parma, check-in at the hotel conveniently located just a short walk from the city centre.

In the afternoon, enjoy a visit to the photographic exhibition "THE 1950s - American Stories" by Magnum Photos at the charming Governor’s Palace. Here, extraordinary photos will transport you back in time to discover the America of the 1950s. Next, head to a local record store in Parma, where you'll have the opportunity to listen to some unforgettable tunes from the 1940s and 1950s. In the evening, get ready for a magical night at the Winter Jamboree Festival at Fiere di Parma, where you will immerse yourself in a world of swing music and fun.

Day 2

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning, meet a local tourist guide for a food and wine tour of Parma that combines the discovery of its artistic beauties with a special focus on its celebrated cuisine.  During the tour, there will be three stops to enjoy typical Parma products, including a taste of Parma Ham paired with Torta Fritta and a glass of wine, Anolini to-go and, finally, a typical Parmesan dessert with coffee and water.

In the afternoon, free time to explore the city, strolling through the sparkling streets and shop windows decorated in anticipation of Christmas. A perfect opportunity for Christmas shopping.

In the evening we will head back to the Winter Jamboree Festival at Fiere di Parma,  to relive the magic of swing music and of the holiday season.

Day 3

After a tasty breakfast at the hotel, you have a full day to continue exploring the heart of Parma.  Immerse yourself in the magic of the 1940s and 1950s at the 1st edition of the Winter Jamboree Festival Christmas, seizing the opportunity to learn or perfect one or more of the iconic dances of that era, such as the Lindy Hop, the Boogie Woogie and many other dance styles, under the expert guidance of international dancers.