Emilia-Romagna, Italy - 6 days

Discover the best of Bologna and the Emilia-Romagna region over 6 days. Indulge in the gastronomy delights of the region, visit the medieval towers, Renaissance buildings, and UNESCO listed monuments in Ravenna, and be amazed by the famous automotive factories and museums.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 5 nights in exquisite 4-star hotels.
  • 5 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 1 dinner (D).
  • Guided tours of Bologna and Ravenna.
  • Cooking class with dinner in a family home.
  • Tour, tasting and lunch at a Modena balsamic vinegar producer.
  • Visit the acclaimed Antica Corte Pallavicina for a visit to its farm including its cheese factory, the Culatello ham ageing room and lunch at its Michelin star restaurant.
  • Airport or train VIP transfers on arrival and departure.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

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Day: 1 Bologna

Welcome to Emilia-Romagna, famous for Via Aemilia, the Roman path from Rimini to Piacenza that links one of Italy’s richest agricultural and gastronomy regions. The region is home to Parma ham, Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar and automotive factories of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Ducati. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the day at leisure to perhaps visit FICO World Eataly, the world’s largest agri-food park to learn, taste and discover all the good Italy has to offer.

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Day: 2 Bologna

B, D

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Bologna, famed for its towers, churches, UNESCO listed porticoes and the world’s oldest University. The afternoon is free to stroll around before an evening home cooking experience to learn the art of making the region’s famous Tortellini pasta.

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Day: 3 Bologna – Ravenna – Bologna

B, L

Discover Ravenna on a private guided walking tour, the capital of the Western Roman Empire boasting 8 UNESCO listed monuments. Afterwards, enjoy a typical lunch before returning to your hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure.

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Day: 4 Bologna – Modena – Parma

B, L

Depart to Modena, known for its Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati factories, Luciano Pavarotti and its gastronomical products such as tortellini, Lambrusco wine and balsamic vinegar. Stroll around its delightful centre before visiting a balsamic vinegar producer to enjoy a Balsamic tasting with lunch. Afterwards you will be taken to your hotel outside Parma (the first Italian city to be rewarded by UNESCO for its gastronomy) where the evening is at your leisure.

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Day: 5 Parma

B, L

Visit Parma’s world-famous Prosciutto and Parmesan cheese producer at the famed Antica Corte Pallavicina farm. Visit its cheese factory, free range pigs, fruit and vegetable farm, the Culatello ham ageing room (caveau) and afterward, enjoy a delightful lunch at its Michelin star restaurant.

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Day: 6 Parma

B

After breakfast, depart for your ongoing journey.

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