Bologna & a Taste of Emilia-Romagna

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Cooking lesson Bologna

Bologna & a Taste of Emilia-Romagna Private Tour

Starts: Bologna | Ends: Bologna
Price: Based on two people travelling the price is $4199.00AUD per person in high season and $3999.00AUD in low season.
If you have more people in your group prices will change to reflect this.
LOW SEASON: (January, February, July, August, November, December)
HIGH SEASON: (March, April, May, June, September, October)
Trip Length: 4 Days | 3 Nights 

Contact us to book for 2024.


Guests: minimum 2 people

Language: English

This tour has been created by our local partners and enjoyed by many of our clients as a great immersion into the cultural richness and diversity of this amazing area called Emilia Romagna. The tour in Emilia Romagna (Bologna, Modena and Parma) is so much more than a foodie tour but does include many food experiences including a cooking class and tastings. If you have the need for speed, you can test drive a Ferrari  (included).


Day 1: Bologna private guided tour in English language for 2 people, overnight in double room with B&B treatment 4‐star hotel, city tax.

Day 2: Transfer with a private driver for 2 people as described above, entrances to Ferrari Museum for 2 people; 30’ test‐drive for 2 people; guided tour in English at the Acetaia & Winery for 2 people with tastings, light lunch as described above for 2 people, overnight in double room with B&B treatment in a 4‐star hotel, city tax.

Day 3: Transfer with a private driver during the day for 2 people, guided tour in English with tasting at the cheese factory, guided tour in English with tasting lunch at the ham factory, regional train tickets from Moden or Parma to Bologna, overnight in double room with B&B treatment in a 4‐star hotel, city tax.

Day 4: Guided market tour in Bologna and cooking class in English language with final gourmet lunch for 2 people.


Day 1: Private transfer; aperitif; meals; entrance tickets

Day 2: Private guided tour at Ferrari Museum; dinner

Day 3: Private transfer from Modena/Parma to Bologna; dinner

Day 4: Private transfer; overnight; dinner

Audio guides for the guided visits; medical/luggage insurance; transfer from/to the airport; tips; any extras not mentioned in “the price includes”.

SUPPLEMENTS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE (possibility to add upon request):

  • Transfer from/to the airport to the hotel in Bologna
  • Photos & Videos during the test drive
  • Private guided tour at Ferrari Museum
  • Private guided visit at the city centre of Modena or Parma

Being a tailor-made quote, we can make any changes to make the trip the most suitable for your needs.

Once you arrive in Bologna, your private guide will lead you to a walking tour through the streets of the city centre to visit the main cultural attractions. You’ll have the chance to discover some of the city’s picturesque squares and beautiful buildings on this half day tour in the capital city of Emilia Romagna.

When your tour is finished, take your time to relax in Bologna and take a real Italian aperitif.

Overnight in 4‐star hotel in Bologna in a double room with breakfast included.

Meet your driver at the hotel and start your Motor Valley experience day! The adventure in the Ferrari’s world begins with the entrance at Ferrari Museum in Maranello, an exhibition of legendary past cars and prototypes for the future, an absolute “wonderland” for car lovers will amaze you.

After the visit, enjoy a 30’ test drive on the road, feeling the thrill of speed on one of the most famous Reds in the world. You’ll also have the possibility to buy the “photos and videos package” to bring back home your memories of the experience!

Lunch time and guided visit in one of the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar cellars & wineries in the stunning hills of Modena.

Light lunch: Starter, first course, dessert, water, coffee included. After lunch, guided visit of the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO Acetaia Winery of the estate.Tasting of different ageing of Aceto Balsamico di Modena and different types of wine.

At the end of the visit, transfer back to your hotel in Bologna for a free evening.

Overnight in 4‐star hotel in Bologna in a double room with breakfast included.

Meet your driver at the hotel and start your Emilian Gourmet Tour Day (you can choose between Parma and Modena). You will start from the King of Cheeses, Parmigiano Reggiano PDO, visiting a diary and learning the origin of this great product born eight hundred years ago, which is still made with the same ingredients and techniques. A product in which the sensitivity and the experience of the man it is still crucial: the “casaro” (the cheese maker) creates the “wheel” of Parmigiano Reggiano, in a full‐artisanal way. Tasting of different ageing of Parmesan cheese at the end of the visit. Later, you will continue your journey visiting one of the greatest Ham producers of the area.

You will follow the whole production process, from the origin to the finished product, through the master’s skills of this land. The territory has the ideal climatic conditions for the natural seasoning, and it gives the unmistakable sweetness and taste of the Parma Ham.

The tour will be finally topped by a delicious lunch, which includes not only this amazing and refined product, but also other excellent and genuine local products of this area. After lunch, your private driver will take you to the city centre of Modena or Parma (it depends on which city you’ll choose for the gourmet tour).

Free time to discover the city.

Parma Modena

Come back to your hotel in Bologna by REGIONAL TRAIN (Yes, these cities are very well connected by train, and you can decide the time you prefer to come back to Bologna!).

Overnight in 4‐star hotel in Bologna in a double room with breakfast included.

After your check‐out, a few hours to fully enjoy Bologna.

Meet your local chef at the historical market of Bologna, where you will have a tour, discovering typical products.

cooking class will follow, for learning how to make delicious local specialities, and the icing on the cake: gourmet lunch with what you prepared while drinking delicious wine from the hills of Bologna.

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