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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Live a full day in contact with the Ferrari Myth. An incredible tour that will take you to visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Guided tour of the Fiorano factory and runway, and the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, all including an excellent lunch at the farmhouse
Program From Bologna:
8.30 Pick up at the hotel or at the meeting point
8.40 Departure for Maranello in Private Transfer
10:00 Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello
12.30 Tour by bus from the factory and the Fiorano track
13.30 Lunch in a Farmhouse Near Maranello
15:00 Visit Casa Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena
Program From Milan
7:30 am Departure with Altavelocità train to Bologna
9:30 am Departure from Bologna for the Ferrari Museum
10:30 Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello
12.30 Tour by bus from the factory and the Fiorano track
13:30 Lunch in a Farmhouse Near Maranello
15:00 Visit Casa Enzo Ferrari Modena Museum
16:45 Return to Milan by train
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.
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.
Explore the countryside outside Bologna on a self-guided bike tour with train transport. Take in the natural beauty of the Emilia-Romagna region, home to rolling, vineyard-covered hills, and visit the towns of Bazzano and Vignola to see fortresses and other historical sites from the Middle Ages. This is a great way to enjoy a day of sightseeing at your own pace and get a little exercise, too.
Pisa, located in the Tuscan region of Italy, has more than 20 historic churches and several medieval palaces. This university town is renowned for its art and architectural treasures. Pisa has a lively street life and a vibrant cafe/bar scene. The famous Piazza dei Miracoli, or Miracles Square, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains the city’s most notorious sights. Its most famous, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, is a tilted bell tower that came to be as a result of poor construction. Today, tourists flock to the Leaning Tower for a glance at the unique structure. Feel free to climb the 300 steps to the top for a spectacular view of town. Another acclaimed monument is the Duomo Pisa, or the Pisa Cathedral. The medieval Roman Catholic cathedral, founded in 1064, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Pisa’s architectural gems. The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, featured in Pisa Romanesque art, is also a notable sight worth exploring.
Portogruaro lies in the east of northern Italy along the banks of the Lemene River.
The city was founded in 1140 when a group of fishermen were granted permission to settle here and build a river port.
Until 1866, Portoguaro was part of the Austrian Empire, after which it entered the newly unified Kingdom of Italy and began its development and growth.
Portogruaro is a city of art and culture. Next to the Gothic, Venetian and Renaissance palaces, there is always a part of the city of Portogruaro waiting to be explored.
The dimensions in size are the only thing small about San Marino. This independent state boasts one of the highest GDP per capita, no national debt, and a budget surplus. But more than two million visitors a year don't flock to San Marino to enjoy its low unemployment rate; they come to view the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Monte Titano. Monte Titano stands 2,425 ft above sea level and has the most terrific fortress at one out of its three peaks. On another peak lies Guaita, with its castle and tower. The astonishing views from any of its peaks are sure to be crossed off your bucket list.
More than 3000 years ago, in the north of Italy, this old, vibrant town was founded.
Having been surrounded by various natural and cultural attractions such as the Euganean Springs, the Euganean Hills, the medieval defensive walls, castles, villas and many more, it shows how rich with treasures this land is.
Padua was also an important scientific center witnessed by almost 800 years old University within which is the oldest botanical garden in Europe, a garden that found its place on UNESCO's list of world heritage sites in Europe.
Experience this fascinating mix of art, culture, flavors and traditions, by visiting Padua.
First, you will set off for your first stop at the world-famous Ferrari museum in Maranello. Learn all about the history of Ferrari and live the dream through exhibitions of images, vintage cars and F1 single-seaters. The guide will lead you through the museum. Optionally you can also have the chance to drive one of the most famous car in the world.
The second stop will be at Sant’Agata Bolognese, the home town of Lamborghini. You’ll visit the new Lamborghini Museum. Engines, models and photos help provide visitors with a complete overview of the history of this automotive saga, which is continuing in the slipstream of Ferruccio Lamborghini’s first visionary idea.
Then, we’ll reach Borgo Panicale, where the historic Ducati motorcycle factory is located. You’ll visit the Museum that, divided into nine main sections, it reiterates the chronology of over fifty years of Ducati's evolution from a small electrical company to a motorcycling giant.
Hop on your local host's car and admire beautiful landscapes of Italy's countryside. Welcome to the heart of Parmigiano Reggiano land! Visit a Parmigiano factory where you can see the original production of the King of cheeses. Taste different ages of this famous cheese and other milky products. A day trip to Modena must have a Balsamic Vinegar tasting, and this experience takes you to meet a family that has been on the balsamic business for generations.
Explore the ancient Roman city and see its highlights unfold before your eyes. Take a look at astonishing Piazza Grande and beautiful Duomo di Modena that is a historical landmark that must be seen during your stay at Bologna! Visit home of the Italian Army Academy - the beautiful Palace of Este family in Piazza Roma.
Feeling hungry? Visit one of the most beautiful markets in Italy and have a look at rows of fresh produces that you can try. Get insights from your local host and discover the flavors of traditional Italy.
Combine culture and cuisine with this tour that stops at both a Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano producer for a tour and tasting, as well as the 15th-century Torrechiara Castle. Learn how two of Parma’s gourmet specialties are produced and enjoy tastings of both paired with local wine. End your day with a stop at the medieval Castello di Torrechiara, with free time to explore on your own.
Ravenna was the capital city of the Western Roman Empire from 402 until the collapse in 476, then served as the capital of the Ostrogothic Kingdom, then a lordship of the Byzantine Empire in Italy after which it became the seat of the Kingdom of the Lombards.
Today Ravenna is the capital city of the Province of Ravenna, Northern Italy and is connected to the Adriatic Sea by the Candiano Canal.
All across Ravenna, you'll be able to see some of the finest and best-preserved examples of late Roman and Byzantine architecture, with eight buildings consisting the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna.
We'll mention some of them such as the Baptistery of Neon, the Basilica of San Vitale, adorned with mosaics, and the Archbishop's Chapel, located on the first floor of the bishops' palace.
The more fun side of Ravenna is reflected in various events held all around the year, with the most famous one being the Ravenna Music Festival.
Do you wish to have your hands-on? If you like to live an authentic culinary experience and spend few hours having fun and learning some secrets about Italian food in a real Italian kitchen, come and cook with us.
Join me on this one of a kind Italian cooking experience in Bologna. From market to plate, you’ll learn how to cook a traditional Italian dinner from scratch. The best part of it all? You’ll get to eat your dinner after you made it!
Taste your way through Tuscany with this wine tour focused on Chianto Classico. Learn about the wine production process during a guided vineyard and wine cellar tour. Sample a variety of local wines alongside traditional snacks in a scenic setting. Round-trip private transportation from Bologna is included.
How much Italian heritage can you pack into one day? The answer is ‘a lot’ when you go on a private day trip to the fabulous city of Ravenna! Your friendly and knowledgeable local host will be by your side as you travel by train from Bologna, to show you all the iconic sights and help bring history alive with facts, stories, and insights.
Fast forward 1500 years, and much of heritage that is still intact, from Byzantine basilicas to a beautifully preserved royal mausoleum. In fact, there are no fewer than 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ravenna!
Of all its many treasures, the city is best known for its mosaics, and you’ll be taken to see some exquisite examples. Beyond these mosaics are plenty more fabulous sights, including the marble basin of the Neonian Baptistry, the 570 golden stars inside the Mausoleo of Galla Placidia, and the eye-catching mix of architecture at the octagonal Basilica of San Vitale. If you’re interested in history at all, this is a must-do trip!
An incredible tour between musical culture, motors and food and wine.
Discover the places where the great Maestro Luciano Pavarotti lived, visiting his Casa Museo and visiting the rooms where he lived and knowing the greatness of the great Tenor.
An incredible visit that will take you to visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello.
A fantastic experience in the heart of the Food Valley.
The perfect place to visit for anyone who wants to discover the history and ancient tradition of the famous "Black Gold" of Modena
Guided tour + tasting
Basics on the grapes used, visit the cooking environments. Acetification and aging in wooden barrels.
Lunch in a farmhouse in the countryside.
8.30 am pick-up at the hotel
9.30-10.30 visit to the acetaia San Donnino
11.00-12.00 visit to the Pavarotti museum
12.30-14.00 Lunch at Cà del Rio farmhouse
14.00-15.00 Ferrari Museum
- Visit together with our professional guide one of the most beautiful cities in Emilia famous all over the world for the beauty of its Unesco Heritage center and for its many excellences.
- Discover the secrets of cured meats by visiting the Museo della Salumeria.
- Enjoy a typical lunch in the heart of the city.
- Enjoy comfortable with our private transfer
Take the train from Bologna to explore the historic town of Modena with a local host. Visit landmarks including the Piazza Grande, which together with Modena Cathedral and Torre Civica hold UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Have lunch at a local restaurant that fits your style and budget, sampling the balsamic vinegar and Lambrusco wine the region is famous for. The experience is completely customized to your interests.
Experience Bologna your way on a custom private 8-hour tour. A bespoke itinerary is created just for you, based on your unique interests. Visit iconic attractions, like Piazza Maggiore and the Fountain of Neptune, or discover the hidden corners of a particular neighborhood. Whatever you decide, your Bolognese guide is with you every step of the way. Leave with exclusive recommendations on things to see, do, and eat with the rest of your trip.