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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Bologna is home to one of the best cuisines in Italy—where favorites like tortellini and were created—but it can be a challenge for travelers to find down-to-earth meals in the restaurant circuit. With this tour, a guide takes you to at least half a dozen restaurants and cafes serving dishes away from the tourists. It’s an immersion in local gastronomy with pasta, salumi, pizza, wine, and gelato.
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.
Discover the three best Italian Supercars' producers. In Lamborghini and Pagani you will see with your eyes how a supercar is built, through the production lines of the Lamborghini factory, as well as the hands of the workers that realize a Pagani car!
The new “Lamborghini Museum of Technologies” is an amazing journey through the history, prototypes, special models and models on production today of the Bull.
The Horacio Pagani Museum will tell you about the history of a genius who has realized his dream! The Pagani Automobili Museum is a journey back to the beginning of Mr. Horacio Pagani, but you will see also the history of the Zonda and all its models, and of course the new amazing Huayra.
The Ferrari Museum is an unique trip into the Reds world. A typical italian lunch in a restaurant will be served during the tour. An english-speaking authorized assistant will accompany you for giving you informations and some secrets about the history of these cars! MIN. PEOPLE REQUESTED: 2
Shift into high gear on this full-day tour of Italy's Motor Valley from Milan. Ride the high-speed train to Bologna, and get an inside look into a trio of Italy's marquee sports car brands at the Lamborghini, Pagani, and Ferrari museums. See how record-breaking machines are meticulously crafted on a tour of the new Pagani factory, and enjoy a light lunch of celebrated regional cuisine in Maranello.
Explore the history of three luxury sports car brands at the Lamborghini, Pagani, and Ferrari museums. Ride through the beautiful provinces of Emilia-Romagna and Modena in an air-conditioned minivan. Enjoy a light lunch with drinks in Maranello. Includes high-speed rail fare from Milan
Learn the secrets behind traditional recipes from Bologna during this private cooking class, complete with a local market visit. Get tips for selecting the best ingredients at the market and then settle into the chef’s home in the Bologna city center for a cooking class. Prepare three courses and then feast on everything you cook alongside a variety of local red and white wines.
Take a food-centric 4-hour tour from Modena to learn how traditional Italian specialties Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and balsamic vinegar are made. Travel to a cheese producer to find out what it takes to make Parmigiano Reggiano, and sample some of the famous cheese. Visit an 'acetaia' (vinegar maker) back in Modena to learn just how long it takes to produce the best quality balsamic vinegar.
Spend a day exploring Tuscan hill towns and history on a private tour from Florence in a luxury van. Follow winding roads through vineyards and olive groves to the medieval town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO-site with stunning views of the Tuscan countryside. Discover Italy’s Etruscan heritage in Volterra, where ancient tombs, Roman ruins and brick-lined piazzas rub shoulders with bustling alabaster workshops.
You will appreciate the real Parmigiano cheese production in a very traditional factory. It will be possible to see the when cheese makers pull the cheese from the milk vats. You will then be taken to the seasoning/storage rooms to see the final stages of production.
At the end of the tour there will be a degustation of different aged Parmigiano Reggiano Cheeses.
For Parma ham Prosciutto factory visit we will proceed to the idyllic hills of Langhirano home of Prosciutto di Parma Ham. You will move into the “environmental temperature stage”, by visiting the seasoning rooms, here characterized by the typical scents of the ham. During this stage it will be explained the method of “spillatura”, the process in which only the finest ham pasts the test, those selected by the Inspector of the Consortium will then be branded with the infamous ‘Crown of Parma’.
At the end of the food tour there will be a degustation of Parma ham and a glass of Malvasia, a sparkling, white local wine.
This tour combines perfectly the two most famous Supercars' of Italy: Lamborghini and Ferrari. During the factory tour in Lamborghini, the guide will accompany you through the production lines and you will discover all secrets about the creation of a Lambo car. Lamborghini museum with vintage cars, unique models and prototypes, will tell you about the technologies of these fantastic cars.
Ferrari Museum is an amazing journey for discovering all the history of Ferrari, starting from the "office" of Enzo Ferrari to the last fastest cars ever built as the Fxxk or the La Ferrari. The area dedicated to the Formula 1 is a very interested moment of the visit, which celebrate all the victories of the pracing Horse.
During the Ferrari factory tour and the Fiorano track, the guide will present you all the buildings of the factory and tells some secrets about one of the best workers' place of Italy. Min. People requested: 2
Taste the traditional flavors of Emilia-Romagna on this all-day food tour. Go to the source of Parma ham and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and learn about how these exceptional products are made. Sample traditional balsamic vinegar and get a feeling for the local life with lunch at a small trattoria. Round-trip transportation from Parma on a mini shuttle bus is included.
Taste local specialties and delve into Parma’s renowned culinary scene during this small-group, half-day food crawl. Make five gourmet stops for sweet and savory samples, including cured meats, local pastas, and freshly made desserts, paired with wines and espresso. You’ll also taste Prosciutto di Parma, resulting in a full lunch.
What you will see:
• Vatican Museum
• Pinacoteca Courtyard – with views of St. Peter’s Basilica
• Pinecone Courtyard
• Chiaramonti Museum
• Gallery of Candelabra – ancient sculptures
• Gallery of Tapestries
• Gallery of Maps
• Sistine Chapel
• St. Peter’s Basilica
• St. Peter’s Square
Birthplace of parmesan, prosciutto, and balsamic vinegar, it’s no surprise that Parma is considered the capital of Emilia Romagna’s “Food Valley”. With this private food tour, enjoy exclusive access to small producers and learn how authentic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma ham, and Aceto Balsamico are made and aged. Relax over tastings at each stop and end with lunch featuring local ham, cheese, and ravioli served with wine.
Treat your hungry self to a food tour of Bologna, and discover why the city is known for its love of gastronomy. With a local guide, you’ll savor breakfast, then sample fresh pasta, balsamic vinegar, cheese, wine, gelato, and even a secret dish—to be revealed on the tour. Explore the city by foot in between tastings, and learn about Bologna and its food heritage through the tour. Just let the local supplier know in advance if you have special dietary requirements.
Go behind the scenes to find out how one of Italy's most famous cheeses is made with this 2-hour tours of a parmigiano-reggiano cheese factory in Parma. Cap off your tour with a cheese tasting with local wine and honey.
Motor Valley is home to some of Italy’s most iconic car manufacturers, but the factories and museums are hard to get between. Save hours with this tour that takes you to three of the top destinations for sports car enthusiasts in Emilia Romagna: the Ferrari Museum; Lamborghini Museum and Factory; and Pagani Museum and Factory. Stop to taste the area’s famed traditional balsamic vinegar and relax over lunch.
Dive into the world of luxury sports cars with this 4-hour skip-the-line visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello from Bologna. See the exhibits in five rooms, plus an exhibit of World Championship cars.
With a large historic center that was built over millennia, Bologna is rich in important architectural and cultural monuments. Be sure to see all the highlights with this guided walking tour that touches on the Cathedral and Fountain of Neptune in Piazza Maggiore, the city’s two most famous medieval towers, and the university—the oldest in Europe—along with other important attractions.