Food – Art and Motors
Time of year
Cities and Landmarks
Bologna, Parma, Modena, Ferrari, Food and Wine Tastings.
Emilia Romagna is a region that has lot to offer: great panoramas, an ancient and rich gastronomic tradition, beautiful cities, arts trasures, and one of most famous luxury car brand in the world! All of these and even much more, are the inclusions of this unique package that is able to guide you discovering one of the most famous italian region, through the amazing offers it has. Starting from the Medieval town of Bologna, the vibrant heart of Italy, a city of history, art and culture, able to perfectly mix history and modernity in one amazing city center rich of stunning views, flowers and cicles. Next stop will be the cities of Parma and Busseto, the birthtplace of the world-know composer Giuseppe Verdi, and of course once in this area of Emilia Romagna you can’t miss a Parma Ham and Parmigiano Reggiano tasting, with an exhaustive visit to the Consortium, to discover all the different phases of the production of these two unique products. Day three is completely dedicated to speed! A MUST experience in this package: a visit to Maranello, the house of Ferrari and 30 minutes Ferrari test driving! An adrenaline adventure, on board of one of the fastest cars in the market! The afternoon will be then dedicated to the visit of the nice city of Modena and its warm city center. If day three was for speed lovers, day four is completely dedicated to food lovers, the second strong point of this package! You will have the chance to get your hands dirty during a unique coking class! Guided by our expert Chef you will learn all the secrets of the Emilia Romagna’s culinary tradition, and become a real italian Chef too! Don’t miss the chance to immerge yourself into this 5 days complete package, to live an amazing and complete italian experience, in one of the most famous and rich region of our territory!
WELCOME TO ROME
Meet & greet at Fiumicino airport with your dedicated assistant, and transfer by private transportation to your Hotel. Accomodation in Hotel & relax.
FULL DAY TOUR ROME AND ENTRANCE TO VATICAN
Pick up in Hotel and transfer to Vatican City. Here, together with your private English speaking guide, you will have the chance to visit one of the most beautiful Italian masterpieces: the Vatican city. You will discover the Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Museum.
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon we will continue our itinerary in Rome in a guided tour discovering the iconic symbols of the city: Trevi Fountain, Pantheon square, Spanish Steps and Navona square, just to mention some of them.
HALF DAY ROME AND TRANSFER TO BOLOGNA
In the morning, enjoy a walking tour of the iconic symbol of Rome: the Colosseum. Together with your private guide you will discover the roman amphitheater and the roman forum.
Free time for lunch.
After lunch, you will reach the train station and by high speed train, we will get to Bolgona. Dedicated assistance on arrival & departure included. Transfer to your Hotel in Bologna.
BOLOGNA WALKING TOUR AND COOKING CLASS
Meet your private guide, and discover the lovely city of Bologna, with its small streets, square and porticoes. You will be guided thorugh some of the most iconic locations in town: Piazza Maggiore, Basilica di San Petronio, Basilica of Saint Stephen and the famous Asinelli Tower.
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon you will enjoy a cooking class and will get your hands dirty learning the secrets of the Italian cuisine! Bologna is the birthplace to Lasagna, Bolognese sauce, and Tortellini.. some of the most delicious Italian specialties, and it’s the perfect place to take a cooking class.
FULL DAY TOUR TO PARMA, PARMA HAM AND PARMIGIANO CHEESE TASTING
A visit to Parma cannot ignore the wonderful glance of Piazza Duomo, where the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Bishop’s Palace create a medieval corner of rare beauty. You will discover all of these, and much more in the guided walking tour of the city.
After it, enjoy some free time for lunch… but save some place because in the afternoon you will enjoy a parma ham and parmigiano cheese tasting, directly in the consortium, where you will also learn, thanks to the guided walking tour, how these two delicious specialties are produced and their history.
FULL DAY TOUR MODENA AND FERRARI TEST DRIVE
Are you ready for some adrenaline? Today is the perfect day! We will visit Maranello racetrack, the Ferrari Museum and you will have the chance to test drive a Ferrari for 30 minutes!
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon we will reach Modena’s city center, and after a short guided walking tour we will visit a typical Acetaia, the factory where the delicious balsamic vinegar is produced.
DUCATI MUSEUM AND FOOD TOUR
Another typical product that makes Emilia Romagna region famous, are motorcycles! We will visit the Ducati Motorcycle Museum to discover the history of the brand, his champions, and some famous legends.
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy a guided walking tour of Bologna focusing on food, tasting delicious street foods, learning recipes and having the chance to do some shopping to take home savory souvenirs!
BACK TO ROME
Holidays are almost over, we get back to Rome!
Transfer from hotel to train station, train tickets to Rome and transfer to Hotel. Dedicated assistance on arrival and departure included.
You will have then all day at disposal to tour Rome on your own, relax, and shopping!
Pick-up in Hotel and transfer to Fiumicino airport.
Meet & Greet at Fiumicino airport
Transfer service to Hotel in Rome
Accomodation in Hotel Centrally located in Rome and Bologna, on a double room basis with breakfast included
Full day guided tour in Rome with entrance tickets to Vatican city
Half day walking tour in Rome and entrance to Colosseum & Roman Forum
Half day walking tour Bologna
Half day Ducati Museum visit
Food tour in Bologna
Cooking class in Bologna
Full Day Tour to Parma, with Visit to the Consortium including Parma ham and Parmigiano cheese tasting
Full Day Tour to Modena, with visit to Maranello circuit and 30’ Ferrari test drive
Private English speaking guide at disposal during the tours
Private transfer during the tours
Train tickets roundtrip Rome-Bologna-Rome
Dedicated assistance on arrival & departure
Transfer to Fiumicino airport
Centrally located hotels, 5* category.
Accomodation in double room with breakfast included.
Pre and Post tour options are available! Contact us to extend your Italian holidays!
TOUR is operating with a minimum of 2 persons, until a maximum of 40 persons.
AIRFARE: Airfare to and from this destination is not included in the journey cost. It is very important to provide us with your confirmed arriving and departing flights information no later than 3 weeks before your arrival date, in order to arrange your transfers on arrival & departure. You can send your flights details to email@example.com
ACCOMODATION: Double room basis with daily buffet breakfast included. City tax to be paid on spot. Extra charge for single/triple room available on request. Due to space limitations during your journey, we ask that you please limit your luggage to one average-size suitcase per person.
ACCESSIBILITY: We regret that this itinerary cannot accommodate wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Likewise, we regret that we're unable to provide individual assistance to guests with walking difficulties or other personal needs. We create tailor made itineraries for disabled travellers and wheelchair users, including dedicated assistance and ad-hoc itineraries. Contact us for more informations at: firstname.lastname@example.org
SPECIAL DIETARY REQUESTS: The restaurants, hotels, caterers and numerous other partners we work with all do their best to accommodate special dietary requests however we cannot guarantee that all dietary requests can be accommodated at every meal. Please specify your requests in time of booking.
ITINERARY CHANGES and FLEXIBILITY: Rome and Italy pledges to make every effort to operate all tours as advertised, but reserves the right to alter or curtail the itinerary and substitute hotels, sightseeing and/or conveyances if necessary.
GUIDED TOURS: Guided tours will be held in English. All our guides are professional certified tour guides.
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