Wine-tasting in Italy is almost a traveler’s rite of passage, but few tours explore the equally rich traditions of vinegar production. With this tour, visit one of Modena’s oldest traditional balsamic vinegar producers, touring the vineyards and seeing all the stages of production from the pressing of grapes to the barrel aging. The tour includes plenty of vinegar samples, regional food tastings, and a bottle of wine produced on-site.
Get behind the wheel of a Ferrari F430 turbo on a 30- or 60-minute test drive through the rolling hills of Emilia-Romagna, then learn the story of Enzo Ferrari at the Maranello Museo Ferrari. Train with a professional Ferrari co-pilot, and hit the road with an internal camera to record your driving experience to DVD.
A historic university city, culinary capital, and hub of architectural beauty, Bologna offers no shortage of attractions—and this zippy bike tour through town gives you the perfect opportunity to explore. Get up close and personal with the sights, from the bustling Piazza Maggiore to the Basilica of San Domenico and the modern Manifattura delle Arti district. As you go, hear about the city’s long history from your guide.
Dedicate a day to Ferrari cars, with a visit to the Ferrari Museum of Maranello. The 7-hour experience kicks off with an hour-long test drive of an F430 Ferrari. Sit next to a co-pilot as you learn how to handle the car’s roaring engine. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant loved by the local Ferrari test-drivers, explore the museum, then head to a vinegar factory in Modena to sample its tangy red wine vinegar.
Give yourself an exciting day with engines and flavors famous all over the world! A tour to discover the legendary supercars and the world famous foods: you will can visit the Ferrari Museum, the "Casa Enzo Ferrari" Museum, the Lamborghini Museum and a wonderful private collection of Maserati cars; we will take you where the organic Parmigiano Reggiano is produced and you will have the chance to taste the king of cheeses. Also you will delight with a lunch of typical Italian flavor and you will have the chance to taste the famous Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. With an additional cost, it will be possible to visit the Lamborghini Factory, to drive a Ferrari or a Lamborghini on the road or on the track, or try the F1 Simulator to feel like a real driver on the most important circuits in the world.
Fulfill your need for speed on a private full-day tour of Italy’s ‘Motor Valley’ from Bologna. Get an insider’s look into the production of some of the world’s fastest and most coveted cars and sport bikes as you tour the factories and museums of Ducati, Ferrari and Lamborghini. Feel the power of these famously sleek machines with an optional test drive of a Ferrari California Turbo or other world-class model. Taste regional cuisine with a midday lunch break, and enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide all day.
Join local host Chiara on her farm outside Bologna for a hands-on private cooking class. Learn how to cook three dishes from scratch, including tagliatelle pasta with prosciuttio di Parma and lemon zest. Catch a glimpse into local life as you share the meal you helped to prepare with your host. Local wine is included and a vegetarian option is available.
Follow your senses on a full-day culinary tour of Bologna’s famous food region. Visit local factories and family-run producers for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of products enjoyed around the world, including Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Modena balsamic vinegar, prosciutto, and wine. Enjoy samples of fresh, hand-crafted products along the way and indulge in breakfast and multi-course Italian lunch with wine pairings. It’s a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and tastes of Emilia-Romagna!
Drive a Ferrari on an Italian race track during a driving tour near Bologna. Open up the power of the Ferrari F458 Challenge as you speed around the track five times. Your professional Ferrari driving instructor shares driving and safety tips for the experience of a lifetime. Upgrade to include round-trip transport between the racetrack and Bologna.
Combine culinary and car with this action-packed day-long tour of Italy's Emilia-Romagna region. Ride via minivan from the center of Bologna to the production centers of some of the area's most delicious and beloved treats: Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar and prosciutto. After sampling some of the edible delights, travel to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello where you can indulge yourself in the history of the prestigious car company and even test drive one (at own expense). Later, tuck into a 6-course lunch.
Take an easy bike tour from Parma city to a cheese factory to see how the city’s eponymous delicacy is made. Sample three agings of parmesan cheese (12 24, and 36 months), comparing how the flavors develop. Then bike back into town via low-traffic back roads, where you’ll enjoy a lunch of cured meats and wine at a local osteria.
Bologna is packed with attractions, but anyone who sticks to the city is missing out on under-the-radar, must-see locations. Get a taste of the countryside—without any trekking or climbing—on this fun-filled Vespa ride through the Italian hills. Hop a vintage moped and cruise between locations with your guide. Stops include a panoramic view over Bologna, a WWII memorial, and the Sanctuary of San Luca.
See Bologna, with its narrow streets, crooked medieval towers and miles and miles of arcaded walkways, from a different perspective: from a Segway. Cruise around this handsome Italian city on a Segway, learning about the history of each place, and seeing major landmarks, such as the five-hundred-year-old Fountain of Neptune, the Basilica di Santo Stefano, and much more. This small-tour is limited to just eight participants, which means you’ll get plenty of attention from the local guide.
See a side of Bologna that many visitors overlook—and enjoy unparalleled views of the city—with this electric bike tour. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and set off with just a small group for company. You’ll visit photogenic green spaces like the Parco Giardini Margherita and Parco di Villa Ghigi, will admire city panoramas, and will even bike to the hilltop Sanctuary of San Luca.
Surprise your friends back home learning with a local how to prepare an iconic Italian aperitif, fresh pasta, or pizza, a mouth-watering Tiramisù and have fun learning some Italian as well.
Our hands-on boutique cooking classes take place in an elegant apartment in the heart of Parma and culminate in a simple - but fine - sit-down dinner for you to enjoy at the end on a large terrace overlooking a beautiful garden in summer or inside the flat in winter.
We use top quality ingredients and you will learn how to recognize them.
Moreover, you will discover the origins and the history of our recipes that are all healthy, fresh and quick, with just 3-5 ingredients (not including staples like salt, pepper and oil) and can slightly vary according to seasonal products.
Before booking please notify in advance any particular allergies, intolerances, ethical convictions (vegan ...), or specific food that you don't like.
Discover Bologna from a culinary perspective on this food walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, visit one of the city’s oldest food markets, and check out traditional food shops like a bakery and pasta maker. Learn about Bologna’s culture, architecture, and history as you enjoy tastings of cheese, cured meats, bread, chocolate, gelato and more. It’s a delicious way to get to know this Italian foodie mecca.
Take the guesswork out of choosing another restaurant and ensure an authentic Bolognese dinner with a cooking class led by a local chef. Join your host for a hands-on lesson in preparing signature dishes of the Emilia-Romagna region, including fresh homemade pasta. Learn tips and tricks you can use to impress your friends and enjoy a taste of Italy back home.
Bologna is the largest city in Northern Italy's Emilia-Romagna region, and it just so happens to be the perfect place to familiarize yourself with Italian cuisine. On this 8-hour tour, visit boutique producers of prosciutto, Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and wine, and savor four different samples of food and wine along the way. After you’ve worked up an appetite at each producer’s grounds, head over to a family-run restaurant for a 6-course Italian lunch, including house-made pasta and local wines.
On this tour for automotive enthusiasts, you won’t just visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello—you’ll get behind the wheel and go for a 6-mile (10-km) test drive of a Ferrari California. After your up-close experience with the super car, enjoy a traditional lunch at a popular local trattoria. In the afternoon, visit the museum to learn more about Enzo Ferrari and the history of the Ferrari brand.
Get a taste of Italian culture, literally, during a 4-hour cooking class in Ravenna. At the home of a local chef, you'll learn about the cuisine of Italy's Emilia-Romagna region as you prepare lunch, which you'll enjoy with wine at the end of class.
Come be part of the family as you learn how to cook a homemade meal inside a local’s cozy home. In this hands-on class, learn how to prepare a typical Bolognese pasta, a side dish, and an Italian dessert from scratch. Your hosts—a mother and son culinary team—love to entertain and cook with regional foods that showcase the local terroir.
One of the jewels of the Emilia-Romagna region, the UNESCO-listed city of Ferrara is famous for its lavish architecture. Get up close and personal with the city and its sights on an immersive bike tour. Explore the banks of the River Po, see the moated Castello Estense, discover the Ferrara Cathedral, and learn about the ruling Este dynasty, who made Ferrara a major capital of Renaissance Europe.
Rev your engines for a behind-the-scenes look at Italy’s famously fast motorsports culture. On this full-day tour of the ‘Land of Motors’ from Bologna, see how some of the world’s sleekest, most powerful cars and sport bikes are made during a tour of the Ferrari Museum, the Lamborghini Museum and the brand new Pagani museum and factory. Visit production lines, test tracks and official museums to trace the history of these state-of-the-art speed machines. Midday, take a break from touring for a delicious lunch with drinks near the Ferrari factory in Maranello.
Discover the delights of Tuscany on a private day trip from Florence. With a knowledgeable private driver, travel through the renowned Chianti wine region to visit the towns of Siena and San Gimignano. See famous landmarks like Siena’s Piazza del Campo, home to the annual Palio horserace, and the medieval hilltop towers of San Gimignano.